Hunting News

Gun Buyers ClubAccording to Idaho Fish and Game biologists around the state, turkey hunters in Idaho can expect more of the same in 2021 — which is great news for hunters looking to bag a gobbler during the spring season.

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“The turkey outlook for the 2021 spring season is looking pretty positive,” said Jeff Knetter, statewide upland game bird manager. “Turkey populations, in general, were pretty healthy heading into this winter. This winter was relatively mild throughout the state,

Gun Buyers ClubThe Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) released between 1,000 to 2,000 rainbow trout at the nine remaining community trout ponds as part of its cool weather trout program that brings trout to areas that cannot support them during the summer.

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The following locations were stocked with trout last week: East Lake Park Pond (Mount Pleasant), Discovery Park Pond (Muscatine), Heritage Pond (Dubuque), Liberty Centre Pond (North Liberty), North Prairie (Cedar Falls), Ottumwa Park Pond (Ottumwa),

Gun Buyers ClubLINCOLN, Neb. – Many things can cue spawning in freshwater fish: weather, water temperature, moon phase, etc. One of the most important cues is the amount of daylight. For that reason, spawning tends to occur about the same time every year. So, the walleyes will be spawning April 1.

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Not all fish in a population spawn at the same time. Some spawn early and some late. The result is the spawn period will last a period of

Gun Buyers ClubAUSTIN – Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has been discovered in deer breeding facilities in both Hunt and Uvalde counties. This marks the first positive detection of the disease in Hunt County.

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The tissue samples were submitted by the deer breeding facilities as part of required CWD surveillance programs. The samples indicated the presence of CWD during testing at the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) in College Station on March 23 for the Uvalde County facility.