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New World’s Record Non-Typical Coues deer taken by Arizona hunter In December of 2015, Terry Edwards of San Carlos, Arizona, took an incredible non-typical Coues deer that may be the new Pope and Young Club Non-Typical World’s Record. Edwards’ Coues deer has

Bowhunter Army sergeant stationed in Oklahoma An Army sergeant from Oklahoma arrowed the biggest non-typical buck taken by a bowhunter in that state, The Oklahoman newspaper reports. Travis Ocker of Lawton, stationed at Fort Sill, killed the trophy buck on

Increased dove hunting opportunities across South Texas and expanded landowner-managed pronghorn permitting in the Panhandle highlight this year’s proposed regulation changes for the 2017-18 Texas hunting seasons. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will take public comment. Comments will be considered

State taking steps and following plan to deploy early detection and containment strategy Texas Parks and Wildlife Department reports they’ve found chronic wasting disease in a 1 1/2 –year-old white-tailed buck submitted for sampling in Medina County. This marks the

Texas ranks second behind Mississippi in taking mature bucks U.S. whitetail hunters took more mature bucks than 1½-year-old or “yearling” bucks for the second consecutive year, according to the Quality Deer Management Association’s 2017 Whitetail Report. In the 2015-16 hunting

Lead ban includes traditional ammo and fishing sinkers In his final act as director of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Dan Ashe banned lead ammunition and fishing sinkers on most federal lands. The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), condemned Ashe’s

Deer harvest surpasses that mark for fifth straight year The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission reports Arkansas hunters have checked more than 200,000 deer. Hunters in that state have done so for five years in a row. “The first time

Bill would transfer agency’s duties to FBI, DEA The Outdoor Hub reports on a bill in Congress to eliminate the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Rep. James Sensenbrenner of Wisconsin authored the bill, the ATF Elimination Act. It

Record whitetail to be certified by Boone and Crockett The Tennessean reports Gallatin, Tennessee, resident Stephen Tucker shot a world record whitetail deer in November in Sumner County. Tucker, 27, killed the trophy buck with a muzzleloader. A 60-day drying

Record elk largest in 48 years Boone and Crockett Club and Pope and Young Club announce a potential new archery World’s Record typical American elk taken on public land during the 2016 archery season. After the mandatory 60-day drying period,