May 14th

2019

CategoryPosted in New Hampshire Fish & Game

Public Hearing Regarding Aquaculture License Application Scheduled for June 4

CONTACT: Robert Atwood: (603) 868-1095 Jay Martin: (603) 271-3211 May 14, 2019 DURHAM, NH – The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department will hold a public hearing on a proposed marine aquaculture license application on Tuesday, June 4, at 7:00 p.m. at the Urban Forestry Center, 45 Elwyn Road, Portsmouth, NH. The public is welcome […]

May 13th

2019

CategoryPosted in Sportsmen's Alliance

Connecticut Bill Banning African Taxidermy Passes Senate

The Connecticut Senate has approved legislation banning the import and possession of African elephants, lions, leopards, rhinoceros, Cape buffalos and giraffes. Originally Sen. Bob Duff’s (D-Norwalk) Senate Bill 20 would have charged violators of the new law with a felony carrying the same penalties as a person convicted of manslaughter. This would have provided for […]

May 10th

2019

CategoryPosted in Wide Open Spaces

2018-19 Pennsylvania Deer Harvest Was the Best in 14 Years

Despite the highest Pennsylvania deer harvest numbers in more than a dozen years, the buck harvest percentage still saw a drop. The Pennsylvania Game Commission released its estimates for the 2018-19 whitetail deer hunting season, and the numbers reported the highest overall deer harvest in 14 years. An overall total of 374,690 were harvested during […]

May 10th

2019

CategoryPosted in New Hampshire Fish & Game

Moose Lottery Deadline is May 31: Enter Today

CONTACT: Linda Verville: (603) 271-2461 Kristine Rines: (603) 744-5470 May 10, 2019 CONCORD, NH — If you want to hunt moose in New Hampshire this fall, now is the time to enter the 2019 moose hunt lottery and try your luck on the adventure of a lifetime — hunting moose in the rugged woods of […]

May 9th

2019

CategoryPosted in Hunt Wild Pennsylvania

When Hens are a Problem, Be the Hen

By Steve Sorensen Peak spring gobbler action arrives when gobblers get lonely. Be there and you’re halfway to success. But more often, gobblers are “henned-up.” They won’t gobble much, they’ll go only where the hens go, and they’ll frustrate turkey hunters from novices to experts. No hunter has a foolproof solution to dealing with competition […]

May 8th

2019

CategoryPosted in Sports Afield

Rowland Ward Records of Big Game, 30th Edition

The latest edition of Rowland Ward’s record book features several new world records, detailed maps, and fascinating photos of long-lost trophies. Photo above: The Peter Rous kudu, one of the “long lost” trophies featured in the new record book. The 30th edition of the Rowland Ward Records of Big Game (Africa) is in full production […]

May 8th

2019

CategoryPosted in Sports Afield

Settling the Score

The 30th Edition of Rowland Ward’s Records of Big Game will debut a new way of scoring African buffalo. Go on a Cape buffalo safari almost anywhere in Africa, and you will hear professional hunters talk about a “38-inch bull” or say, “I saw one today I am sure would go over 40.” Since African sport hunting began, […]

May 8th

2019

CategoryPosted in Wide Open Spaces

The New Pennsylvania Record Flathead Catfish Was Caught and Released in the Susquehanna

A catch from last month has been confirmed as the new Pennsylvania record flathead catfish. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission confirmed Pennsylvania’s latest state record fish, a 50-pound flathead catfish caught and released in the Susquehanna River in April. Jeff Bonawitz, the Lancaster County resident who caught the fish, said he spent 25 minutes […]

May 8th

2019

CategoryPosted in New Hampshire Fish & Game

NH Fish and Game Department Conservation Officers Honored

CONTACT: Col. Kevin Jordan: (603) 271-3128 Jay Martin: (603) 271-3211May 8, 2019 CONCORD, NH — The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Law Enforcement Division today recognized their 2018 New Hampshire Conservation Officers of the Year: Conservation Officer Kevin Bronson of Croydon, NH, was honored with the 2018 Northeast Conservation Law Enforcement Chiefs Association of […]

May 8th

2019

CategoryPosted in Wide Open Spaces

Deer Are Spreading Disease-Ridden Ticks at an Alarming Rate

Americans are at a higher-than-normal risk for tick-borne diseases like Lyme disease. Scientists believe Lyme disease cases could break the 2 million mark in the next year, as deer populations continue to grow in the United States, providing ticks with more mobility. Black-legged ticks, more commonly known as deer ticks, are the most common agent […]


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