Remember to donate to Hunters for the Hungry

hunters for the hungryHunters – Remember to donate to Hunters for the Hungry when you purchase your hunting licenses this season.

The traditional $2 donation check-off option has been changed to allow you to donate any amount. Many sportsmen and hunt clubs are recommending at least $5. With all the news about the poor economy many of our neighbors are experiencing hard times. [Read more...]

New ALASKA Bowhunter Education Certification Requirement

Alaska Board of GameThe Alaska Board of Game recently passed a regulation stating that, “Bowhunters in hunts restricted to archery only must carry their IBEP or equivalent department approved certification card on them while archery hunting in the field, and must show their card to peace officers and department employees upon request. Beginning July 1, 2016, all big game hunters using archery will be required to have successfully completed a department approved certification course. Currently, this is required if the hunt is restricted to archery only.” [Read more...]

NRA Basic Pistol Course

NRA Basic Pistol Shooting CourseThe Loudoun County Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America is offering a NRA Basic Pistol Course!

 

 

WHEN: Saturday, August 2nd 7:30am until approx 8:30pm

WHERE: Loudoun County Izaak Walton League
19237 Mountain Spring Ln., Leesburg, VA [Read more...]

Task Force Formed to Counter Cyber Threats to Hunters

U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance (USSA)(Columbus, Ohio) – Sportsmen, conservation organizations and outdoor personalities met at the U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance (USSA) headquarters yesterday to develop strategies to counter the recent increase in cyber-attacks on hunters.

The group makes up the Hunter Advancement Task Force with most members sharing a common theme of having been targeted by animal rights activists through social media. [Read more...]

Happy Independence Day

Independence Day July 4th

We at Winded Bowhunter would like to wish everyone a happy and safe 4th of July!

Send us your photos of your day and we’ll add them to this post.

Hunter Ed Course Supports Youth Through NASP Team

Hunter Ed CourseThe online hunter education company, HunterEdCourse.com, supported youth involvement in the outdoors with sponsorship of the Simon Kenton High School National Archery in Schools Program (NASP) team and school tournament held in Independence, Kentucky.

Through the support of Hunter Ed Course sponsoring the team, it provided team member Abby Voltz, with the opportunity that led to earning an archery scholarship at Midway College in Midway, Kentucky. Over 20 other team members also benefited with being introduced to archery and competition. [Read more...]

What to do if you find a baby or injured animal

Fawn Deer - via Michigan DNREvery spring, kind-hearted Hoosiers “rescue” an injured or seemingly abandoned baby wild animal and try to care for it.

The DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife has one thing to say: Don’t do it.

In early April, cottontail rabbits and squirrels have young in their nests. If you come across a nest, leave it alone, even if you don’t see an adult animal around. The best place for these animals is in the wild, learning to fend for themselves. [Read more...]

Vermont Moose Hunting Applications Are Available

Vermont moose Vermont moose hunting permit applications are now available on the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department’s website (www.vtfishandwildlife.com). Printed applications will be available from Vermont license agents in early May.

The 285 regular moose season permits to be issued this year represent a 20 percent decrease from the 355 permits issued last year. Hunters are expected to harvest close to 150 moose during the regular season hunt which starts October 18 and ends October 23. [Read more...]

Don’t Choke Archery Launches Turkey Hunting Challenge

Don't Choke ArcheryKaty, TX – Don’t Choke Archery, the premier manufacturer of archery accessories, is pleased to announce their new Turkey Hunting Challenge! Submit your turkey hunting success photo with a testimonial using the True Shot Coach to Don’t Chock Archery’s Facebook Page and you are entered! Get more information here: http://bit.ly/TurkeyHuntingChallenge [Read more...]

Pope & Young Club Announces Continued Support for NASP

Pope & YoungThe Pope & Young Club announces continued support for the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP®).

Chatfield, MN — The Pope & Young Club is proud to announce their continued support for the National Archery in the Schools Program with a grant for the twelfth consecutive year. [Read more...]