Archery Hunting News

Minnesota to Auction Off Confiscated Equipment

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will auction a select inventory of confiscated outdoors equipment on Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Hiller Auction Barn in Zimmerman, Minn. The barn is located two miles east of the Highway 169 and the County Road 4 intersection in Zimmerman.

Kansas Offers Plenty of Hunting Opportunities in September

Most hunters recognize September as the month when Kansas hunting seasons begin, and dove season, which opens Sept. 1 each year, usually comes to mind. However, several other hunting opportunities unfold in the first autumnal month, including rail, snipe, teal, archery antelope, muzzleloader deer, muzzleloader and archery elk, and youth/disabled deer seasons.

Wisconsin Reminds Hunters of New Hunting Rules for 2010 Seasons

Hunters and trappers looking forward to the 2010-2011 seasons will have some new rules to follow as they pursue their fall pastimes. Several of the new rules were requested and supported by hunters and trappers at the annual Spring Rule Hearings. Others have come to life in response to changing wildlife management needs and new technologies.

Big Green Targets - Offers Field Point Bag Targets

Big Green Targets, the leading manufacturer of archery targets made from 100% recycled materials introduces its newest line of Pro Series Field Point Bag Targets in four convenient sizes; the Stopper, Kodiak, Polar, and Monster.

Rhode Island Hunting Regulations Now Set for 2010-11 Seasons

The Department of Environmental Management announces the hunting regulations for the 2010-2011 seasons. There are several changes this year regarding deer hunting and the development of deer management zones. The DEM remains committed to managing the growing deer population by focusing on the harvest of female deer and encouraging private land hunting. Two new areas have opened up for archery deer hunting, Tunk Hill in the Scituate Reservoir property and Snake Den State Park in Johnston. Most of the other changes are strictly date changes reflecting the calendar shift.

South Carolina Coastal Archery Hunt Opportunities Available

Numerous opportunities exist on about 387,000 acres of wildlife management areas all along the coast for the archer looking to harvest a deer this fall.

Along the upper half of the coast in Horry County, Lewis Ocean Bay Heritage Preserve Wildlife Management Area (HP/WMA), Waccamaw River HP/WMA, and Little Pee Dee HP River Complex have a combined total of 24,966 acres that include an archery only season in September and/or October. The Santee Coastal Reserve WMA located near McClellanville offers archery only deer hunting on the mainland during the month of November.

New Mexico Outdoor Expo - Aug 21-22

Anyone who wants to fire a muzzleloader, tie a fishing fly, shoot a bow or learn dozens of other outdoor skills is invited to a free weekend of family fun Aug. 21-22 at the New Mexico Outdoor Expo at the Albuquerque Shooting Range Park.

Nebraska Archery Antelope Season Opens August 20th

The archery antelope hunting season opens Aug. 20, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The season runs through Nov. 12, and then is open Nov. 22 through Dec. 31.

An unlimited number of the statewide archery permits are available, although each hunter may purchase no more than one. Archery hunting is prohibited in firearm antelope units during the firearm antelope season, which is Oct. 9-24.

Archers harvested a record 156 antelope in 2009, with 79 percent of those antelope being mature bucks. The hunter success rate was 22 percent.

Michigan Expands Crossbow Opportunities

Crossbow regulation changes expanding opportunities for hunters ages 10 and up statewide have been approved by the Michigan Natural Resources Commission and are effective immediately, Department of Natural Resources and Environment officials announced Monday.

Cheyenne Field Archers Donate to AccessYes Program

While hunting at a walk-in or hunter management area this fall, tip your hat to the Cheyenne Field Archers.

For the fifth consecutive year, the archery organization made a generous donation to the AccessYes program to fund hunting access.

As they have since 2006, this year the field archers again sponsored a two-day competitive 3-D shoot with all proceeds benefiting the Wyoming Game and Fish Department's hunting access programs. This latest shoot raised $1,056, raising the five-year total enrolling walk-in and hunter management areas to $6,286.