Outdoor News: Utah Deer Tags, Hunt Training & More

Posted by Dan Carlson on Jul 15th 2020

Outdoor News: Utah Deer Tags, Hunt Training & More

Nebraska gives mountain lion population estimate
Nebraska Game and Parks nearly three-dozen cougars call Nebraska home but that figure is lower than it was in 2017. Learn more HERE.

U.S. saw record gun sales in June
Data suggest nearly 2.4 million guns were sold in June. See the story HERE. And many gun stores in the U.S. report difficulty getting stocks replenished. Nexgen Outfitters still has a great selection of rifles and shotguns at its retail store in Sidney, Nebraska.

Utah’s remaining deer and elk tags will be sold online
Due to COVID-19 concerns, this year, the remaining big game permits and all over-the-counter permits will only be sold online on the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources website. These permits will not be available for purchase at DWR offices or from license agents on their respective sales days. Get the details HERE.

Tips on food plots
A good food plot can exponentially increase one’s chances of success, from pre-rut all the way into the late season. Tips and plant ideas to get you started can be found HERE.

QDMA and NDA to become a unified deer organization
The venture will combine the strengths, resources and core initiatives of QDMA and NDA into a single, modernized outfit able to serve deer, hunters and the industry more effectively at a time when the need is greatest. Read more HERE.

Start training now for fall hunts
Big-game hunts in the American West require physical and mental fortitude. HERE are some ways to get in shape for your fall hunting adventures.

Study confirms dogs are good for kids
New research contends that children who own a dog have healthier social habits and are more considerate towards others. See the details HERE.