Wow, imagine my excitement when I learned that Oklahoma would have its first Bear Season! I found out when I picked up the new wildlife regulation booklet at Wal-Mart about two weeks ago. I noticed that Oklahoma's Bear Season would coincide with the Black Powder season and that got me into a planning mode. I was making plans to head down to the mountains and do a little Deer hunting with the hopes of getting one of the first Black Bears in Oklahoma.
You lucky dawgs in the Southern Tier of New York will now be able to take a black bear with the same tag you use to hunt deer. This is the first time in history that the Lower Tier of New York has been open for black bear hunting.
In an effort to prevent Chronic Wasting Disease from starting in North Carolina, the State passed a law last year that prohibits Game animals such as Whitetail Deer, Mule Deer, Elk and Moosefrom being imported from states that are known to have occurrences of CWD.
Some Mississippi deer hunters are stating that it is now legal to hunt deer over bait in the state. I'm here to tell you that is not true!
As with all things having to do with legal issues, there are two little words that the Commission has pounced on. Those words are "shall" and "may". The Commission deems this as evidence that they "may" allow deer baiting, not that they "must" allow it. They also read the Bill as they shall "study" the baiting of deer at length.
If you drew a blank trying to get your Colorado Deer, Elk, Pronghorn or Turkey permits, luck may not have left you completely.
Starting August 7th at 9 a.m., the left over permits will go on sale at all license agents. Click here for a list of license agents in Colorado (give it a few minutes to load, the list is long)