Saskatchewan Hunting News

RMEF Releases Annual Elk Hunt Forecast
Elk and elk hunting opportunities are plentiful across the U.S. and Canada, and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has just released its annual roundup of hunt forecasts for 27 states and provinces.
Saskatchewan Big Game Draw Apps Due June 1
The deadline for Big Game Draw applications is nearing. Hunters wanting to hunt certain big game species this fall need to get their applications in before June 1, 2009.
North Dakota Restricts Transport of Game Meat
The 2008 proclamation establishing guidelines for transporting deer, elk and moose carcasses and carcass parts into North Dakota is now in effect as a precaution against the possible spread of chronic wasting disease into the state.
Saskatchewan Antlerless Elk Hunts Available
Hunters wanting to hunt antlerless elk will get a chance to do so this fall. The Ministry of Environment is holding special management hunts in the Cypress Hills area. Antlerless elk are the young of the year and females.
Saskatchewan Fines California Hunter for Offences
Richard Haskins of California pleaded guilty in Saskatoon court and was fined $18,200 for two offences committed under provincial wildlife legislation.
Saskatchewan Gives Elk Hunters Another Chance
The Ministry of Environment is offering elk management licences to people who would like to hunt antlerless elk in the Cypress Hills area.
Saskatchewan's CWD Control Program
Saskatchewan's 2007 Chronic Wasting Disease Control Program is in place and it has a few changes from last year.
Saskatchewan Releases 500 Additional Big Game Tags
Five hundred Big Game Management Licences are now available to hunt antlerless mule deer and antlerless white-tailed deer in the Saskatoon area. Antlerless deer are adult females or young animals born in the spring of 2007.
Saskatchewan Anterless Mule Deer Licenses Available
Saskatchewan Environment has more than 4,800 licences available this year for antlerless mule deer. Antlerless deer are adult females or young animals born in spring 2007. The licences are left over from this year's Big Game Draw.
Saskatchewan Hunters and Anglers Contribute to Economy
Hunting and fishing are major contributors to the Saskatchewan economy, according to a recently completed review.