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$1.1 Billion To State Wildlife Agencies From Excise Taxes On Sportsmen

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will distribute nearly $1.1 billion in excise tax revenues paid by sportsmen and sportswomen to state and territorial fish and wildlife agencies to fund fish and wildlife conservation and recreation projects.
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Idaho Rancher Says He Shot Colt-Killing Wolf

A central Idaho man who shot and killed a wolf last week says it's the same animal that killed a colt and attacked his dogs.
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Mississippi Expands Squirrel Hunting Season

A new state law sets Oct. 1 as the starting date for squirrel season statewide, starting this year. It will last five months.
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Louisiana Deer Harvest Up 10 Percent Over Last Season

A lack of acorns and other mast on the ground forced the deer to be less careful about where they found their food, and the cold weather ensured they had to eat more often.
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Alaska Game Board Bans Drone Use By Hunters

Alaska Wildlife Troopers say the practice is not widespread but the technology is becoming cheaper and it's inevitable that some hunters would try it out to gain an advantage.
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Mountain Lion Hunting Ban Passed by Nebraska Lawmakers

Nebraska's mountain lion hunting season could come to a halt if a bill passed by state senators becomes law.
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Helicopter Used To Count Deer In Nebraska

Over five days in early February, Game and Parks staff members surveyed eight areas of the Pine Ridge Management Unit, which encompasses 429 square miles. They counted 862 mule deer, 68 bucks, 477 does and 317 fawns.
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Chippewa Ask 7th Circuit To Allow Night Deer Hunt

Wisconsin's Chippewa tribes have asked a federal appeals court to allow tribal hunters to shoot deer at night.
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Jim Willems Named New Pope And Young Club President

The Pope & Young Club has announced that Jim Willems of New Mexico has been elected as the new president of the club, replacing Roger Atwood of Idaho.
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Hunters Allowed To Take Snow Geese This Spring

A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service conservation order is allowing hunters to shoot snow geese this spring.
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