Pronghorn Antelope Hunting News

Three Poachers Earn Jail Time and Fines
The Carbon County Sheriff's Department recently closed the book on a poaching case that required over one year of investigation. Two Wyoming men and one Wisconsin man were sentenced to jail time of at least two weeks each, fines of up to $10,000, loss of equipment, and loss of hunting rights. The trio were convicted of killing at least eleven big game animals out of season. Charges are pending on a fourth individual as a result of the investigation.
2001 Firearm Antelope Season
The Game, Fish and Parks Commission recently finalized the 2001 firearms antelope season for Oct. 6-14. An increased number of tags will be available, with an additional 8 percent for nonresidents.
Firearm Antelope Hunting Season Proposed
Resident and nonresident firearms antelope licenses have been proposed for South Dakota's 2001 antelope season. The season would be open Oct. 6-14, with 4,275 resident licenses available. An additional 8 percent would be made available to nonresidents.
2000 Pronghorn Harvest Report
Pronghorn hunters during the 2000 rifle season harvested 1,029 pronghorns, an increase of 386 from 1999, according to data compiled by the North Dakota Game and Fish Department.