Firearm Hunting News

Nebraska Deer Season To Be Warm
The weather man says when Nebraskas regular firearm deer season opens Nov. 11 hunters will be greeted by mild temperatures and predictions are that highs throughout the nine-day season will be in the 50s and 60s, which means hunters should dress and cool their deer as quickly as possible after it is killed.
Minnesota Has All Season Deer License
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds hunters that the all-season deer license allows them to take up to three deer. The all season deer license allows hunters to hunt in the archery, firearms and muzzleloader seasons.
Rhode Island Muzzleloader and Shotgun Seasons
The Department of Environmental Management announces that the regular muzzleloader deer-hunting season for taking either-sex and antlerless deer from both state and private land statewide will take place from November 4 through November 26.
Ohio Wild Turkey Season
Ohio hunters harvested a preliminary total of 1,010 wild turkeys during the state's eleventh annual fall turkey gun-hunting season that opened in 37 counties on October 14 and ended October 29, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. The preliminary figure is a 15 percent decrease from last year's preliminary gun-season total of 1,192 birds.
Minnesota DNR Forecasts Excellent Deer Season
The 2006 firearms deer season will begin Saturday, Nov. 4 and end Sunday, Nov. 19. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Wildlife Office in Tower is forecasting another excellent deer season for Northern St. Louis and Northern Lake counties. Wildlife managers report an abundant deer herd across the area and good field conditions for hunter access.
Maine Deer Hunting Season Opens Saturday
As deer hunters ready for opening day, hunters will find the most deer in the southern and central areas of the state, but some of the biggest deer in Western, Northern and Eastern Maine. The regular firearm season for deer opens on Saturday, October 28 for residents, and Monday, October 30 for nonresidents. The Firearms Season for deer concludes on Saturday, November 25.
Indiana State Parks Will Close for Special Season
A total of 18 DNR properties will be temporarily closed to the general public, Nov. 13-14, and Dec. 4-5, for special deer reduction hunts.
Colorado DOW Needs Your Help in Poaching Case
The Colorado Division of Wildlife is asking for help solving a poaching crime north of Victor in Teller County. Wildlife officers found two cow elk shot and left to rot near County Roads 81/82. The shooting took place the first weekend of elk season Oct. 14-15.
Nebraska Archers Report Seeing Lots of Deer
Nebraska's 2006 archery deer hunting season has been open for about a month and bowhunters across the state are reporting seeing good numbers of deer in the field.
Connecticut Fall Turkey Season Opens October 7
The fall firearms turkey season will open statewide on October 7 and continue through October 31.