Moose Hunting News

Locked Antler Moose Exhibit
Two upcoming outdoor expos catering to outdoor enthusiasts will feature "Forever Locked: The Battling Bull Moose of Fowlertown," a life-size representation of two bull moose that fought to the death when their antlers became entangled.
Moose Hunters Had A Successful Season
The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reports that 10,944 residents and 2,147 nonresidents entered Vermont's moose permit lottery this year. Vermont's pre-hunt moose population was estimated at about 5,000 with moose now found almost statewide.
California Hunter Cited for Illegally Shooting Moose on Grand Mesa
The Colorado Division of Wildlife (DOW) is reminding hunters on the Grand Mesa in Western Colorado that moose have been reintroduced in the area. Hunters are urged to confirm their target before pulling the trigger.
Moose Hunt Opening Weekend Brings 25% Success
Rainy, windy weather made for a slow opening weekend for the 18th annual New Hampshire moose hunt. So far, a little more than a fourth of the state's moose hunters have hit their mark. On Saturday and Sunday, a total of 133 moose were taken by moose hunters statewide -- 101 bulls and 32 cows (female moose). In contrast, by this same point in the season last year, a total of 212 moose had been taken.
Preliminary Moose Harvest Figures
Preliminary figures from the New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources for the 2005 moose hunt show a 16 per cent increase in the number of moose bagged over last year. These figures are in line with what biologists were expecting.
Hunter Harvested Moose Tests Positive for CWD
The Colorado Division of Wildlife (DOW) has confirmed that a bull moose killed by an archer has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). The moose was submitted for testing on Sept. 12.
Province to Protect White Colored Moose
The Ontario government has proposed a new regulation protecting white-coloured moose that would enhance eco-tourism and contribute to stronger communities in the North, Natural Resources Minister David Ramsay announced..
Moose Hunting Permits
The winners of Vermont's 2005 moose hunting permits were drawn August 11 by Governor Jim Douglas and past successful moose hunter Cassandra Hamwey of South Royalton at a lottery drawing in Montpelier.
Moose Auction Winners Are Announced
Three nonresidents and two Vermonters had winning bids in Vermont's first auction of moose hunting permits held August 2, at the Fish & Wildlife office in Waterbury. Sixteen people submitted bids with permits going to the highest bidders.
2005 Moose Draw Results Available
The results of the 2005 moose licence draw are available until Sept. 24. Hunters who entered the draw can find out if they were successful by calling 1-800-459-3729 with a touch-tone telephone or by visiting the website http://www.gnb.ca and entering the keywords "Natural Resources."