Off Season Hunting News

Florida's Wildlife Celebration Week at Chinsegut Features Kids’ Day Camp, Birding & Wildlife Festival

Come join the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) at the Chinsegut Conservation Center in Brooksville for a weeklong celebration dedicated to wildlife. It’s fun, fascinating and enjoyable for everyone in the family.

Craig, Colorado Greater Sage Grouse Viewing Tours

For thousands of years, greater sage-grouse have annually returned to their historic breeding grounds, called leks, and stage one of wildlife's most magnificent and unique mating displays. Anyone who is interested in watching male grouse display their tail feathers and pop their air sacs are encouraged to sign up for a front row seat to see these iconic birds strut their stuff in hopes of attracting a mate.

Slate of Hunting and Fishing Regulation Changes Approved for Oklahoma in 2012

The Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Commission considered and voted on a slate of more than 30 proposed hunting, fishing and wildlife-related rule changes at its March meeting at the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation headquarters in Oklahoma City.

Free Boat Safety Inspections Offered to Launch Ohio's New Season

Sport anglers and boaters are encouraged to keep recreational fishing and boating safe and pleasurable by taking advantage of free vessel safety inspections. These inspections are offered in northwest Ohio by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ (ODNR) Division of Watercraft and its boating partners.

North Dakota Game and Fish Urges Early Fish House Removal

While the deadline for removing permanent fish houses from North Dakota lakes is March 15, the state Game and Fish Department is urging anglers to get their houses off the ice as soon as possible.

Turkey Hunting Shot Patterning and Safety Clinic Offered April 7, 2012, in Hillsborough, New Hampshire

The New Hampshire Fish and Game Hunter Education Program, in cooperation with Morse Sporting Goods of Hillsborough, will host a Turkey Hunting Shot Patterning and Safety Clinic on Saturday, April 7, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Morse Sporting Goods, 85 Contoocook Falls Road, Hillsborough, NH.

Kentucky Conservation Officer's Own Loss Motivates His Assistance To Tornado Victims

Patrick Younts knows what it's like to be left homeless by a disaster. So when the 5-year conservation officer for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources learned of houses leveled by a tornado in West Liberty last Friday, he spearheaded a personal campaign to provide desperately needed supplies to the victims.

Colorado PWC Extends OHV Enforcement Pilot Program

The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission approved $300,000 in funding to extend a pilot program designed to monitor compliance with off-highway vehicle regulations and rejected a citizen petition to allow air rifles as a legal means of hunting furbearers during its monthly meeting on Thursday.

Alaska Board of Fisheries to Meet in Anchorage March 20-24, 2012

The Alaska Board of Fisheries (board) will meet March 20-24, 2012, at the Hilton Hotel, 500 West Third Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska. An additional day has been added to the length of this meeting in order to ensure completion of the board’s work. The board will consider regulatory proposals for Dungeness crab, shrimp, and miscellaneous shellfish fisheries statewide that have been submitted by the general public, fishing organizations, local Fish and Game Advisory Committees, and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

Find the Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater on Facebook
The Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) invites you to “like” its Facebook page at  The page was created to provide the public with information related to WFF activities, such as youth hunts, fishing events, regulation information, research studies, Wildlife Management Areas, state lakes, education workshops, and other wildlife and fisheries information.