Outdoor News: Dove Season, Record Archers, CRP, & More!

Posted by Dan Carlson on Aug 26th 2021

Outdoor News: Dove Season, Record Archers, CRP, & More!

NRA cancels annual meeting and exhibits
This difficult decision was made after analyzing relevant data regarding COVID-19 in Harris County, Texas, and consulting with medical professionals, local officials, major sponsors and exhibitors, and many NRA members before arriving at this decision. Find out more HERE.

U.S. Government moves to halt importation of Russian firearms and ammunition
The United States Department of State imposed a new restriction on Aug. 20 under its Export Control Reform Act of 2018, which states, “New and pending permit applications for the permanent importation of firearms and ammunition manufactured or located in Russia will be subject to a policy of denial.” The change is part of economic sanctions in response to the alleged poisoning of opposition leader Aleksey Navalny with Novichok—a nerve agent banned by the international Chemical Weapons Convention. See what that means to American shooters HERE.

Dove hunting season opens September 1 in Nebraska
With the annual dove season opener on Sept. 1, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has some reminders for hunters, as well as recommendations for areas to hunt. Read them HERE.

Nebraska teal season kicks off September 4
Fall is almost here, and that means one thing for waterfowlers: teal season, with more duck seasons to come. Learn more HERE.

Conservation groups respond to USDA news about CRP lands
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced the acceptance of 2.8 million acres into the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) so far in 2021. Read more about this HERE.

Wyoming gets $4.5 million in grants for elk habitat, hunter access and research
The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and its partners contributed $4,661,962 in grant funding for wildlife habitat enhancement, research and other projects to improve public access and promote hunting across Wyoming. See the details HERE.

Team Easton’s Brady Ellison breaks world record
Brady Ellison took home the win at the 2021 USA Archery Outdoor National Championships in the vaunted Men’s Recurve division, and broke one of his own World Record’s while he was at it. See the details HERE.

Six tips for trail camera setup
Follow these six suggestions to help ensure higher-quality photos and better information about deer where you hunt. They include tips on camera height, distance to the target zone, compass orientation, lighting considerations, and other factors that affect your results. See the short video HERE.

Dove hunting 101
The season is nearly upon us. Brush up on some tips from the NRA Family website HERE.

10 great rimfire revolvers
For small game hunting, target shooting and plinking, a rimfire revolver is hard to beat. There’s a list of 10 rimfire winners compiled by NRA family HERE.

Indiana man survives bear attack in Alaska
An Indiana man was attacked by a grizzly bear with her cubs at Denali National Park but was able to fend the animal off with bear spray and walk 1.5 miles to get help. Read the rest of this story HERE.