Hunting Articles


Hunting Partner Laws?
by CDFW, FEBRUARY 18, 2019


Question: Is it legal to bring along a friend or family member on a hunting trip if they do not have a license or tag? I have found nothing in the regs book. Also, when hunting with an archery-only tag in the general season, is it legal to be hunting with someone who carries a general rifle tag and rifle? (Chris Gaylor) Answer: No problem...
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Sportsmen’s Bills Pass Senate
by Boone and Crockett Club, FEBRUARY 17, 2019


The Boone and Crockett Club, the oldest wildlife conservation group in the U.S., on February 12, praised the Senate’s passage of the Natural Resources Management Act (S. 47), a bipartisan package of bills that includes several key pieces of the Sportsmen’s Act. “This is good news for all sportsmen concerned about access to places to hunt, fish, target shoot and recreate...
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In an effort to get more Californians involved in fishing, hunting and outdoor recreation, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is partnering with the recreational fishing and hunting communities, state and federal agencies, and others to address barriers and opportunities to hunting and fishing in the state. “Our goal is to support and encourage people to get outdoors and...
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[Update] ODFW and Bend Police tracked a cougar into the Deschutes River Woods area this morning and dispatched it at approximately 8:30 a.m. The cougar was a male weighing 135 pounds and based on its paw size (which matches tracks previously found around residences) and the territorial nature of male cougars, ODFW staff are confident it is the cougar deemed a...
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The Boone and Crockett Club supports President Trump's nomination of David Bernhardt to be the new Secretary of the Interior. "Having an avid sportsmen at the head of the Interior who understands wildlife and natural resource issues and management is a huge plus," said Timothy C. Brady, president of the Boone and Crockett Club. "When it comes to those things that are...
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Boone and Crockett Club Backing CWD Legislation
by Boone and Crockett Club, FEBRUARY 7, 2019


The Boone and Crockett Club has affirmed its commitment to fighting Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) by supporting recently introduced House legislation HR 837. Congressman Ralph Abraham (R-LA) has introduced the Chronic Wasting Disease Transmission in Cervidae Study Act (HR 837) in the House. If passed, the bill would pave the way for more scientific information to combat this always-fatal disease afflicting deer,...
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