Hunting News: Elk, Pronghorn, Wolves and More

Posted by Dan Carlson on Jan 27th 2021

Hunting News: Elk, Pronghorn, Wolves and More

Arizona accepting applications for 2021 pronghorn, elk hunts
Apply for the tag draw HERE.

Nonresident elk hunting applications deadline approaching for Wyoming
The deadline for nonresident elk applications is Feb. 1, and hunters must apply online. Get the details HERE.

CWD found in another Wyoming deer hunt unit
CWD was confirmed in Deer Hunt Area 138 with a positive test from a mule deer buck that was found dead. Deer Hunt Area 138 southeast of Pinedale. Find out more HERE.

Colorado begins wolf reintroduction plans OK’d by voters
Colorado voters narrowly approved Proposition 114 in November. It requires the reintroduction of the gray wolf be underway by Dec. 31, 2023, on public lands in the sparsely populated Western Slope of the Continental Divide. Read more HERE.

Colorado issues reminder that shed-antler collecting is prohibited through April 30
To protect wintering big-game animals and sage grouse species, collection of shed antlers on all public lands west of I-25 is prohibited from Jan. 1 through April 30. Learn more HERE.

RMEF announces new leadership and board members
The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation announced its board of directors elected Mark Baker as its new chair, and the organization has four new board members. See who they are HERE.

South Dakota family protects thousands of acres of elk habitat
A conservation-minded family with a long history of safeguarding the wildlife values of its land collaborated with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation to permanently protect an additional 3,163 acres of South Dakota habitat. Find out more HERE.

Michigan DNR seeks input on strategy for more than 4 million acres of public lands
A complete, comprehensive draft of the DNR’s updated strategy to tap into the power of public lands for the benefit of Michigan’s residents, natural resources and economy – is now available for review. Learn how to see it HERE.

Indiana DNR seeks input on proposed wildlife rule changes
Those changes include updates to rules regarding legal equipment for turkey hunting, muzzleloaders for deer hunting, and beaver trapping season starting and ending times. Get the details HERE.