Posts Tagged ‘hunting gear’

New and Old Pheasant Hunters Discuss the Season

Sunday, September 14th, 2008

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is eager to let area pheasant hunters know what’s in store for them this season. Pheasant season opens September 27 and many are interested in understanding which northwest areas have the best potential for a successful hunt.  On Wednesday, September 17, the WDFW will be holding a pheasant hunting meeting at their main office at 2108 Grand Blvd in Vancouver to answer questions about hunting safety, recommended hunting gear and the season’s expectations.

Have a son or daughter interested in game bird hunting?  September 20-21, 2008 has  been designated as youth-only game bird hunting days in the state of Washington.  Hunters under 16 can get a jump on the season during this time and learn hunting basics if needed.  These opportunities are always great ways for families to pass on hunting traditions to the next generation.

Oregon Hunting Tag Reminder

Friday, September 12th, 2008

Oregonians love their hunting season. You don’t have to drive far from Portland, Bend, Medford or any other of the state’s great cities to enjoy a wide range of hunts.  As hunters prepare their gear, whether it’s to go bow hunting for elk or pheasant hunting, remember to follow the law and purchase your hunting tags.

Controlled hunting tags limit the number of hunters for particular hunts and areas to improve game management and enhance the hunting experience. Controlled hunting tags are purchased through a state’s game and wildlife department.  The deadline to purchase any controlled hunt tag is the day before the earliest hunt opens.


Hunting Law Change Promotes Tradition in Nebraska

Friday, March 21st, 2008

It is unfortunate that when many people look at the history of the United States, they generally ignore or downplay the importance that hunting has played in our cultural heritage. Hunting has been part of our society since man first landed in the U.S.  Countless artists have captured the hunting culture on canvases dating back to the 18th century. In a rare example of the honoring of this tradition, the state of Nebraska has extended the ability to become an apprentice hunter under the tutelage of an experienced hunter. This means that one can take part in hunting activities prior to completing an introductory hunter’s safety course, so long as there is a proper guardian accompanying them.

The purpose behind this new Families Afield bill, signed into law by Governor Dave Heineman this month, is to allow older family members to train younger members without violating any age restriction or training laws. The guiding concept behind this law change is that it will continue to preserve the heritage of hunting in Nebraska through the passing down of skills and traditions from family member to family member.