Pronghorn Antelope Hunting News

Colorado's Big Game Application Deadline Draws Near

With the April 3 big-game application deadline drawing near, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding hunters that the agency offers a wealth of information and planning resources to assist them in making their license application selections.

From CPW's website resources and secure license application portal to video tutorials and hunt planners manning the agency's call center, hunters have at their fingertips all the resources they need to plan their hunt, said CPW director Rick Cables.

Idaho F&G Commission Sets 2012 Big Game Seasons

The Idaho Fish and Game Commission during a meeting Thursday, March 22, set big game seasons for 2012.

The commissioners adopted Fish and Game staff recommendations for this fall's deer, elk, pronghorn, black bear, gray wolf and mountain lion hunts, and added a few changes of their own.

New Mexico Hunters: Don't Miss March 28 Online License Application Deadline

Hunters who need help applying online for New Mexico big-game hunting licenses before the March 28 application deadline can get it either on the telephone or by attending one of several computer-assisted sessions at various communities this weekend.

This year, the Department of Game and Fish eliminated paper application forms in favor of a paperless online system designed to streamline the application and licensing process and make drawing results and refunds available much sooner.

Time to Enter Idaho's Super Hunt Drawing

The deadline to enter the first Super Hunt drawing is May 31.

With every entry in Fish and Game's Super Hunt drawings, hunters get a chance at winning the hunt of a lifetime, and their entry fee helps support hunter and angler access to and across private lands.

The first drawing in June will pick 26 lucky hunters, each of whom will win one of 25 tags - eight elk, eight deer, and eight pronghorn hunts as well as one moose hunt; and one "Super Hunt Combo" entry also will be drawn that will entitle the winner to hunt for one each elk, deer, pronghorn and moose.

Colorado Still a Big Game Hunter's Paradise

Colorado Parks and Wildlife's recently released 2011 big game harvest statistics show that the Centennial State continues to offer some of the best and most diverse big game hunting in the country.

Facebook Postings Help Convict Cheyenne, Wyoming Men in Pronghorn Wanton Destruction

Traditional information sources of a landowner spotting carcasses and an anonymous Stop Poaching tip, combined with the recent rage of Facebook, have teamed up to help convict three Cheyenne men recently for their roles in the wanton destruction of a pronghorn, taking the animal out of season, and associated violations.

River Antlerless Deer Permit Part of Nebraska's Big Game Changes

A change in strategy has the state’s antlerless white-tailed deer harvest focused on river corridors. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commissioners adopted big game regulation amendments at their meeting in Lincoln on March 9.

Oregon Big Game Raffle Tickets on Sale Until May 7: 2011 Winner Bagged Trophy Elk for Under $50 in Tickets

Elgin resident Chad Thompson bought just 15 2011 elk raffle tags, spending under $50—but won a three-month long hunting season, a privilege some pay thousands for at auction. Thompson ended up bagging a trophy animal on public land (Wenaha Wildlife Area), an elk that green scored over 400”.

“It was the first time I had bought raffle tickets,” said Thompson. “I got the 15 ticket package, sent them off and forgot about them. I was pretty surprised when I won.”

Pronghorn to Be Studied in Western Colorado

Colorado Parks and Wildlife biologists and managers have started a study in western Colorado to try to determine why the population of a small herd of pronghorns is not growing.
In an area of Delta and Mesa counties, just southwest of the Grand Mesa, is a herd of about 100 pronghorns descended from animals transplanted to the area in the 1970s. During the last 10 years, agency biologists and managers have noticed that groups of the animals are getting smaller and the overall size of the herd is declining.

Nonresident Wyoming Deer, Antelope Applications Due March 15

Nonresidents who would like to hunt deer and antelope in Wyoming during the 2012 hunting season are reminded that the application deadline to be included in the drawing is 5 p.m. on March 15. Deadline times are for both online and paper applications.