Hunting News

Gun Buyers ClubJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the Conservation Federation of Missouri (CFM) encourage deer hunters around the state to share their harvests through the state’s Share the Harvest program. Deer season in Missouri started Sept. 15 and runs through Jan. 15, 2020. CFM is also holding a photo contest for those who share their harvests.

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Administered by MDC and CFM, Share the Harvest coordinates the efforts of thousands of deer hunters, numerous

Gun Buyers ClubAUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department reminds hunters throughout the state to properly dispose of carcasses from harvested deer to help prevent the spread of infectious diseases in deer. This is particularly important for those taken inside the Trans-Pecos, South Central and Panhandle Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Containment and Surveillance Zones.

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“Because many hunters process their own deer, they are key players in preventing environmental contamination or minimizing the spread of diseases such as CWD,”

Gun Buyers ClubABILENE – Catfish stockings scheduled for this fall to support the Neighborhood Fishin’ Program in the Abilene-area are being moved to Cal Young Park Lake from Grover Nelson Small Pond for the rest of the 2019 stocking season. At the conclusion of the program’s catfish stocking season, which is Nov. 1, the Neighborhood Fishin’ Program will be ending in Abilene. These changes are being made because of ongoing water quality and depredation issues at Grover Nelson Small Pond...

Gun Buyers ClubNASHVILLE — The successful applicants for the computerized drawing for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s 2019-20 Wildlife Management Area waterfowl hunts and the statewide sandhill crane hunting seasons are now available. The results can be viewed at QuotaHunt.GoOutdoorsTennessee.com.

Successful applicants with an email address associated with their TWRA license account will be emailed their confirmation notice. For successful applicants without an email address, TWRA will mail this information.

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Hunters who are successful in drawing a blind/pool

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Python Action Team has now removed 900 Burmese pythons from the wild in Florida, including a large 18 foot, 4 inch long female python – the largest ever captured by the team.

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FWC PAT members Cynthia Downer and Jonathan Lopez captured the large adult female python weighing 98 pounds, 10 ounces, on Sept. 22 at Big Cypress National Preserve. In addition to being the largest snake ever captured

Gun Buyers ClubFRENCH CREEK, W.Va. – The four-day special split antlerless deer season for youth hunters, persons with a Class Q/QQ permit, and senior citizens with a Class XS license soon will be underway.

The first segment of the season is Oct. 19–20. The second segment is Dec. 26–27. Hunting is permitted on private and public lands in counties that have a firearms deer hunting season.

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Youth hunters ages 8–17 may participate in this special antlerless deer season.