Pronghorn Antelope Hunting News

Pronghorn Restoration and Research Seminar March 6 at Sul Ross, Texas

The Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) of Sul Ross State University and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) will host a March 6 seminar to discuss current findings of the Pronghorn Restoration and Research Project.

The seminar will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 6 in the Espino Conference Center, Morgan University Center. Refreshments will be served and the public is invited.

Antelope Shot and Left to Rot on King Ranch West of Albuquerque, New Mexico

The Department of Game and Fish needs help finding the person or persons who illegally shot five antelope on Feb. 10 on the King Ranch close to the Zia Pueblo.

The antelope, two headless bucks and three does were found shot with a centerfire rifle and left in a pile to rot.

“It appears that someone cut the fence, drove onto the ranch, shot the antelope, and cut off the heads,” said Shawn Carrell, District Officer for the Albuquerque area. 

Reminder: Arizona Deadline to Apply for Elk, Pronghorn Hunts is Feb. 14

If you haven’t yet submitted your application for the draw for Arizona’s 2012 elk and pronghorn antelope hunts, the deadline is almost here. Applications must be received by the department by Tuesday, Feb. 14, 7 p.m. (MST).

Deadline to Apply for Elk, Pronghorn Hunts is Feb. 14 in Arizona

If you haven’t yet submitted your application for the draw for Arizona’s 2012 elk and pronghorn antelope hunts, the deadline is approaching. Applications must be received by the department by Tuesday, Feb. 14, by 7 p.m. (MST).

Arizona Application Deadline for Elk, Pronghorn Hunts is Feb. 14

Hunters are reminded that the application deadline for the draw for Arizona’s 2012 elk and pronghorn antelope hunts is Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012 by 7 p.m. (MST).

Report Hunt Results By the Jan. 31 Deadline for Chance to Win Special Tags in Oregon

Hunters need to report the results of most big game and turkey hunts by Jan. 31, 2012. Hunters should complete a report for each and every deer, elk, bear, cougar, pronghorn and turkey tag purchased, even if they didn’t fill their tag or go hunting. The participation and harvest rate information is critical for setting tags and seasons.

Sonoran Pronghorn Return to King Valley, Arizona

Joint announcement from the Arizona Game and Fish Department and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

 

Two Antelope Shot and Left to Rot South of Estancia, New Mexico

The Department of Game and Fish would like to make the holidays a lot less merry for whoever shot two pronghorn antelope and left them to rot in a field near Estancia.

Conservation officer John Martsh said the antelope were killed sometime between 10 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, off N.M. 542 near mile marker 3 just south of Estancia. There was no hunting season in progress at the time.

“It appears that someone drove up, shot the antelope and then left the scene in a hurry to prevent being caught,” Martsh said.

It's Not Too Soon to Enter Idaho's Super Hunt

Last minute gift idea: get your favorite hunter a chance to win the hunt of a lifetime.

The first drawing is still several months away, but it's not too early to enter Idaho Fish and Game's Super Hunt.

The Super Hunt is a fund-raising drawing for 40 big game tags. The tags are handed out to winners in two drawings. Entries are drawn for elk, deer, and pronghorn and moose tags. Winners can participate in any open hunt in the state for deer, elk, pronghorn or moose. That includes general hunts and controlled hunts.

Havre, Montana Game Check Station Data Shows Reduced Deer & Antelope Harvest
End-of-season figures compiled from the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 6 game check station outside Havre show sharply reduced numbers of hunters, deer and pronghorn antelope.