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Wisconsin deer hunter rescued from river when kayak capsizes

Nov. 19, 2022 13:56 PM EST

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — A deer hunter whose kayak capsized Saturday morning in an eastern Wisconsin wildlife area was rescued after spending about an hour in icy waters. Authorities say the 27-year-old man from Waupaca was being treated at a hospital for hypothermia after...

Cold and snowy conditions to greet Wisconsin deer hunters

Nov. 17, 2022 16:07 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Hunters can expect near-perfect conditions when Wisconsin's annual nine-day gun deer season opens Saturday. Wisconsin Public Radio reported Thursday that temperatures in the 20s and 30s will allow hunters to sit in one area comfortably if they choose and...

New Jersey moves to reinstate controversial black bear hunt

Nov. 10, 2022 15:22 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey plans to reinstate its controversial annual black bear hunt. Gov. Phil Murphy, a Democrat who has long opposed the hunt, announced Thursday that the state’s Fish and Game Council will meet next week to consider game code amendments that would allow...

Wolves shot in Wyoming may be from a Colorado pack

Oct. 28, 2022 18:48 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials believe that three wolves shot and killed just over the state's border in Wyoming may have belonged to Colorado's closely watched North Park wolf pack. The North Park pack, which often crosses into Wyoming where hunting wolves is...

Call of Duty's latest battle is between Microsoft and Sony

Oct. 27, 2022 09:28 AM EDT

Hunting down your enemies on the bustling streets of Amsterdam, along the U.S.-Mexico border or in a Middle Eastern fishing village is just part of the intense action in the latest Call of Duty video game. The Friday release of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 continues a nearly...

Idaho finds another deer with chronic wasting disease

Oct. 24, 2022 14:45 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The first confirmed case this year of chronic wasting disease has been detected in a deer in Idaho County in north-central Idaho, state wildlife officials said. Idaho Fish and Game on Friday said a white-tailed deer found dead along the side of the road tested...

Duck hunter finds human skeletal remains in Indiana marsh

Oct. 22, 2022 17:27 PM EDT

GRIFFITH, Ind. (AP) — Human skeletal remains have been found by a waterfowl hunter in a northwest Indiana marsh. The hunter was searching for a downed duck about 7 a.m. Saturday in Lake County when the hunter saw what appeared to be a bone protruding from clothing, Indiana's...

Indiana remains found in 2004 identified as Louisville man

Oct. 19, 2022 15:58 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Human remains found in 2004 near a southern Indiana lake have been identified as those of a long-missing Kentucky man, officials said. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department said t he remains were positively identified as those of Steve Gabbard, a...

'Forever chemicals' in deer, fish challenge hunters, tourism

Oct. 05, 2022 14:10 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Wildlife agencies in the U.S. are finding elevated levels of a class of toxic chemicals in game animals such as deer — and that's prompting health advisories in some places where hunting and fishing are ways of life and key pieces of the economy. ...

West Virginia fall turkey hunting season opens Saturday

Oct. 04, 2022 04:12 AM EDT

FARMINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s fall hunting season for wild turkey is scheduled to open Saturday in all 55 counties. The season will last through Oct. 16. It will be extended for an additional week in seven counties from Oct. 24 to 30, and for three additional weeks in...