Pronghorn Antelope Hunting News

Utah Antlerless Big Game Permits Accepted Starting June 1st

You won't have to juggle a printed guidebook and a website when you apply for a cow elk, doe deer or doe pronghorn hunting permit for this fall's hunts.

Nebraska Big Game Hunters Can Apply May 16th

Some hunters may begin applying for big game permits starting on May 16, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.

The following people may begin applying at 1 p.m. Central Time on that date:

Deer hunters – Residents may apply for one permit in any draw unit. These include Republican Mule Deer and Republican Whitetail permits, as well as DeSoto December Muzzleloader permits.

Montana Special License Application Deadline - June 1st

The deadline to apply for FWP's special license drawings for elk, deer and antelope licenses is June 1.

Kansas Antelope and Elk Season Dates Set

At the Public Hearing portion of the April meeting of the Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission, regulations for antelope and elk seasons were approved.

Pronghorn antelope season dates for 2011 include the follow: Archery – Sept. 24-Oct. 2 and Oct. 15-31; Muzzleloader – Oct. 3-10; and Firearm – Oct. 7-10. The application deadline for the resident-only firearm and muzzleloader permits is June 10. Resident and nonresident pronghorn antelope archery permits are unlimited and available over the counter through Oct. 30.

Idaho's Application Period for Fall Controlled Hunts Opened May 1

The application period for this fall's deer, elk, pronghorn, fall black bear and fall turkey controlled hunts started Sunday, May 1 and runs through June 5.

Fish and Game may ask the Idaho Fish and Game Commission, during the May 19 meeting, to reduce the number of available controlled hunt deer tags in some areas that have suffered higher than normal over-winter losses.

Fish and Game biologists plan to recommend that the commission reduce the number of controlled hunt deer tags available in antlerless and either-sex controlled deer hunts in:

Oklahoma Controlled Hunt Applications Online

Offering once-in-a-lifetime elk and antelope hunts, highly sought-after buck hunts, and a range of other quality deer, turkey, quail and coon hunts, the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation's controlled hunts program is a valuable resource for sportsmen, and now is the time for hunters to submit applications.

Idaho Super Hunt Entries Now Available

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

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 DOW Searching for Pronghorn Poachers

The Colorado Division of Wildlife in Grand Junction is looking for information leading to the identification of the person or persons who illegally killed two pronghorn antelope and dumped them in the Orchard Mesa area of Grand Junction.

The abandoned pronghorn carcasses were discovered Tuesday morning, April 12 after a person driving by saw a blue tarp laying in the southwest corner of 30 1/2 and B 1/2 Roads.

Wyoming Nonresident Deer/Antelope Applications Due March 15th

With the nonresident application deadline for deer and antelope licenses coming up on March 15, the Game and Fish reminds hunters that applications must be received at the Cheyenne office by 5 p.m. on the deadline date.

200 Texas Pronghorns Get New Home

Two hundred Panhandle pronghorns got a new home on the range this week as Texas Parks and Wildlife Department biologists transported the animals 500 miles for release on the Marfa Plateau both to bolster the diminished Trans-Pecos herd and help researchers determine why the West Texas herd has been in decline in recent years.