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Gun Buyers ClubAUSTIN — Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) has received test results confirming that Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease virus 2 (RHDV2) was diagnosed in a wild black-tailed jackrabbit in Cottle County. This marks the first confirmed cases of RHDV2 in a wild rabbit in Texas in 2021 and follows the discovery of the disease in domestic rabbits in Tom Green County, which was announced in a recent Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) news release. This is also the first...

Gun Buyers ClubCENTRAL POINT, Ore – In response to very low water levels at Howard Prairie and Hyatt reservoirs, ODFW is moving planned rainbow trout stocking to other waterbodies.

Each reservoir would have received about 15,000 legal-sized rainbow trout but will instead each be stocked with 5,000 fish and the remainder distributed to other Rogue Valley waterbodies.

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Emigrant Reservoir will receive 6,000 trout, up from the scheduled 4,000. While water levels here are low, ODFW expects some boat

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SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV – The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR) has utilized proceeds from a February lottery wild boar hunt to purchase a UTV in support of the ongoing Elk Restoration Project.

In conjunction with Natural Resource Partners (NRP), a special hunt was held between February 5-7 on NRP private lands in southern West Virginia. To be entered into the lottery, resident WV hunters were required to submit an application through the WVDNR licensing system...

Gun Buyers ClubLITTLE ROCK — Strong winds may have dampened the sound of some gobblers last weekend, but there was no dampening the spirit of the youths participating in the 2021 Arkansas turkey youth hunt. Hunters 6 to 15 years old managed to harvest 813 birds between Saturday and Sunday’s hunts.

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Jeremy Wood, AGFC turkey program coordinator, says the preliminary numbers are slightly below last year’s total of 889, but well above the 691 birds harvested in 2019.