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Gun Buyers ClubThe Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) would like to remind hunters returning from out-of-state hunts with harvested deer or other cervids about the state’s cervid carcass importation ban.

This comes after an LDWF enforcement agent recently cited three Louisiana men for violating the importation ban in the Acadiana area with deer they had allegedly harvested in Texas and transported back to Louisiana.


According to the ban, which became effective in March of 2017, no

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Youth interested in participating in the annual Central Illinois Youth Goose Hunt, sponsored by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR), may register now for the hunt scheduled for Jan. 19-20, 2020.

To register for a drawing to participate in the hunt, youth hunters must phone in to the IDNR at 217-785-8060 by the registration deadline of Friday, Jan. 3, 2020.

The youth goose hunt will be held at private waterfowl...

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To help North Dakota hunters prepare for hunting seasons in 2020, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department annually provides its best estimate for opening dates for the coming year.

Dates become official when approved by governor’s proclamation. Tentative opening dates for 2020 include:

Spring Turkey
April 11

September 1

Deer and Pronghorn Bow, Mountain Lion
September 4

Sharptail, Hun, Ruffed Grouse, Squirrel
September 12

Youth Deer
September 18


The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is pleased to announce that Jeffrey Klinefelter of Etna Green, Ind. won the 46th Annual Maryland Migratory Game Bird Stamp Design Contest. Judges selected his stunning depiction of a hen and a drake blue-winged teal, complete with leg band and mirror-like reflection in the water, aptly named “Quiet Waters.”

The artwork will be featured on the stamps that hunters purchase to hunt all migratory game birds in the state, with...

Gun Buyers ClubCHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Jim Justice announced today that West Virginians can purchase their 2020 hunting and fishing licenses earlier than ever before and also be entered to win a drawing for prizes. Beginning Sunday, anyone who purchases a 2020 Sportsman or Junior Sportsman license will automatically be entered to win a free lifetime license or a vacation getaway at a West Virginia state park.


“As a lifelong hunter and fisherman myself, I know there is

Gun Buyers ClubWith other areas of Alabama enjoying an economic boon in manufacturing and industry, one well-known area of the state has discovered its treasure lies in its fertile soil and natural resources.

The Alabama Black Belt’s treasure is found in its abundant wildlife and fisheries with the multi-species hunting and angling opportunities and the significant economic boosts those provide.


At a press conference and book-signing event held at the Renaissance Hotel in Montgomery last week, the Alabama