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2 years 11 months ago

Colorado plans to allow wild turkey hunting

DENVER (AP) - Colorado's efforts in the 1980s to reintroduce the wild turkey have been successful. Colorado wildlife officials are now developing a plan to issue unlimited over-the-counter hunting licenses to help rid areas of so-called "conflict turkeys." The Denver Post reports that the turkeys now number 35,000 and...

3 years 4 months ago

Bear hunting bill fails

DENVER (AP) - A bill allowing more time for bear hunting in Colorado has died as this year's legislative session winds down. The proposal was postponed on the House calendar Tuesday. It won't have enough time to pass this year because the Legislature adjourns Wednesday. House Bill 1294 would have...

3 years 4 months ago

Bear population grows, rules questioned

DENVER (AP) - Colorado lawmakers worried about the growing bear population are considering giving wildlife officials more say over when bears can be hunted. A proposal set for its first hearing Monday would repeal a 1992 voter-approved initiative that prohibits hunting bears from March 1 to Sept. 1. The...

3 years 8 months ago

Rules will ban bear hunting in caves

DENVER (AP) - Bear hunters say it's unethical to kill an bear in its den. But after a northwest Colorado hunter killed a black bear in a cave last month, Colorado wildlife officials are moving ahead with a formal ban on den hunting. The state Wildlife Commission decided unanimously...

3 years 11 months ago

Montana wants permission to kill gray wolves

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Montana officials are seeking federal approval to kill 186 endangered gray wolves in a special "conservation hunt," while neighboring Idaho wants permission to kill up to 50 of the predators that officials say are eating too many elk. Documents released Monday detailed the states' new...

4 years 6 months ago

Florida opens python hunting season

Pleased with the results of last year's python hunt, South Florida is ready to start the hunt all over again. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has announced a second season of python hunting will begin in March. Licensed hunters will be allowed to stalk and kill...

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