House Bill 366 that would reduce the statewide archery hunting safety zone from 150 yards to 50 yards has been killed.
House Bill 368 that would allow Region A archery hunters to carry handguns for protection remains alive.
House Bill 514 that would require hunting-fishing license buyers to reveal only the last four digits of a Social Security number rather than the entire number has passed the House.
House Bill 543 that would allow deer hunting on private property in Carroll County on Sundays from the first Sunday in October through the second Sunday in January has passed the House and received a first reading in the Senate.
House Bill 812 that would waive the live firing and gun handling phase of hunter education training for veterans and active military has been killed in committee.
Senate Bill 619 that would increase an adult resident hunting license from $24.50 to $37 has passed the Senate and has received a first reading in the House.
Senate Bill 754 that would expand safety zones around schools from 150 yards to 500 yards appears to be dead.
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If you are a hunter in Almost Maryland, circle Thursday on your calendar so you don’t forget to attend the 7 p.m. hearing at Mountain Ridge High School in Frostburg that deals with proposed hunting regulations for the next two years.
Bear Watch - 03/02/2014
An 85-pound female bear with severe mange was shot and killed by a landowner along Everly Road near Accident on Feb. 25 after he received permission from the Maryland Wildlife & Heritage Service to put the animal down.
Md. bear hunt may take on new form
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it may change the way black bear hunts are managed to make planning easier for hunters.
W.Va. schedules hunting, fishing regulation meetings
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources will conduct 12 public meetings across the state in March to provide hunters, trappers, anglers, landowners and other interested parties an opportunity to review and comment on proposed 2014 hunting regulations, proposed 2015 fishing regulations and amphibian and reptile regulations.
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Virginia confirms two more CWD deer
Two new cases of chronic wasting disease were detected in Frederick County during the 2013 hunting season, according to the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.
U.S. Rep. Dingell has lengthy conservation track record
Ducks Unlimited looks back with appreciation on the career and accomplishments of Rep. John Dingell after the announcement of his retirement following the end of the 113th Congress.
Deer group honors David Samuel
The 2013 Whitetails Unlimited Hunting Heritage Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to David Samuel at the West Virginia First Mountaineer Chapter Hunters Night Out banquet in Wheeling in February.
Gobbler radar activated
With only 54 days until it opens, the Maryland spring gobbler season is officially on the radar.
Deer kill up in Allegany, but drops off in Garrett
Maryland hunters harvested 95,863 deer during the archery, muzzleloader and firearm seasons from Sept. 6 through Jan. 31.
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