Category Archives: Fish & Game News

Black Bear Sightings Continue To Increase In Alabama


Add Jackson, Limestone, Marshall, Morgan and St. Clair counties to the growing list of black bear sightings in Alabama in 2018. In recent years, bears have also been recorded in Chambers, Elmore, Jefferson, Lee, Macon and Tallapoosa counties. These recent sightings are more evidence of the state’s expanding black bear population. Continue reading Black Bear Sightings Continue To Increase In Alabama

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Wisconsin Spring Turkey Harvest Declines


Preliminary totals show turkey hunters registered 38,885 birds during the 2018 spring turkey hunting season in Wisconsin, a 10 percent decrease from the spring 2017 season. Continue reading Wisconsin Spring Turkey Harvest Declines

What Is Wyoming’s Elk Special Management Permit, And Do You Need To Purchase One To Hunt Elk?


Wyoming’s South Pinedale Game Warden, Jordan Kraft, is frequently asked by elk hunters if they need a Special Management Permit to hunt elk. According to Kraft, it depends on what elk hunt area you are hunting. Generally, it applies if you are hunting around Pinedale, Big Piney, Afton or Jackson and not in other parts of the state, but here are more details:  Continue reading What Is Wyoming’s Elk Special Management Permit, And Do You Need To Purchase One To Hunt Elk?

Georgia Deer Baiting Changes


On the authority of the 2011 law, the Board of Natural Resources recently approved a measure allowing hunters on private lands across the state to hunt as close as they would like to supplemental feed. This change, in effect for the 2018-19 deer hunting season, remedies an existing disparity among hunters hunting deer on private lands in the northern portion of the state, allowing the existing law to apply equally to all hunters. Continue reading Georgia Deer Baiting Changes