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  1. Gone Hunting
    Hi there, I am looking to get hold of some wild meat for game pies and the freezer this fall. We are moving to NS from PEI next month and I wanted to check if this is legal? If so how can I obtain it? We moved to Canada from England five years ago and my grandfather always hunted game birds...
  2. Everywhere Else
    Applications must be postmarked by Friday, May 28; submitted online by midnight on May 28 or delivered to the licensing office at NH Fish and Game Department headquarters in Concord before 4 p.m. that day. The lottery entrance fee is $15 for New Hampshire residents and $25 for nonresidents. New...
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    A grizzly bear mauled and killed a hunter at an Alaska park Sunday, the National Park Service (NPS) confirmed. The fatal attack occurred in the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, America's largest national park, while the hunter was on a 10-day moose hunt with a friend. The friend...
  4. Hunting in the News
    The Na-Cho Nyak Dun First Nation in central Yukon is asking non-citizens to refrain from hunting in its traditional territory due to increased pressure on the moose population there. Moose hunting season in most of Yukon opened on Aug. 1. Chief Simon Mervyn said it's important to maintain moose...
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    Due to a provincial policy the staff and volunteers at Hope For Wildlife are not allowed to rehabilitate black bears, and rescue centres are required to alert the Department of Lands and Forestry if they receive one. The organization already has an enclosure that could accommodate a bear up to...
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    The following are the 3,135 permit winners in this year's moose hunting drawing who were randomly selected by computer to participate in the 40th annual Maine moose hunt starting in September. The results are listed alphabetically by last name. To search, enter a last name into NAME search box...
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    "The Great Maine Moose Hunt, Celebrating 40 Years of Modern Moose Hunting in Maine," is a new book that features moose tales from 19 registered Maine guides or avid moose hunters. Roger Lambert and friend James Cote compiled the stories that will ring true to any who have been drawn for a...
  8. Hunting in the News
    SYDNEY, N.S. - A Cape Breton girl's online petition calling on the province to end the moose hunt is racking up thousands of signatures. Zadie Targett created the change.org petition directed to Nova Scotia Lands and Forestry Minister Iain Rankin on May 13. As of Wednesday, it had been signed by...
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    Citing a continuing goal of reducing moose density in certain areas in order to cut down the effect of winter ticks on the herd, Maine biologists have proposed increasing the number of available moose permits this year by 11 percent over last year, up to 3,135...
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    Jake Sansom, 39, and Morris Cardinal, 57, were discovered on the road near a black pickup truck early Saturday morning north of Glendon with gunshot wounds. The pair spent Friday fishing and hunting for moose near Seibert Lake, after Sansom was laid off from his job as a heavy duty mechanic in...
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    The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife said recently it has started accepting the applications online, and it will take them until the end of the day on May 14. The permits are given out through a lottery. It's scheduled to take place at Unity College Sky Lodge in Jackman on June...
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    In this week's show we're flying into the wilds of northern Sweden to hunt elk. We join 'moose virgin' Tim Pilbeam as he trains at the Aimpoint Academy before joining seasoned moose hunter Jens Kjaer Knudsen for a trip of a lifetime. Using three different breeds of elk hound, we experience four...
  13. Everywhere Else
    ...if you grew up in the 1950s, 1960s or 1970s, you never would have come across a moose hunter. Or, to be more precise, you wouldn't have found a legal moose hunter. There was no hunting season for moose. That changed in 1980, and has become a Maine tradition since then. Want to get up to...
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    The old adage of moose-hunting holds that once a hunter pulls the trigger, all the fun is over. That's because in many cases, actually extracting the moose from the woods can present any number of challenges. But it doesn't have to be that way. The state's moose biologist, Lee Kantar of the...
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    In August, members of the Algonquins of Barriere Lake called on the Quebec government to issue a moratorium on sport hunting in La Vérendrye Wildlife Reserve. Moose hunting in the park is limited by quota in the wildlife reserve and is subject to a random draw for 245 group permits over a...
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    Fifteen disabled Maine veterans experienced a once-in-a-lifetime controlled moose hunt this year as participants in the annual Maine Disabled Veterans Controlled Moose Hunt, held in Aroostook County in August and September. Unlike the regular IF&W moose lottery, the Disabled Veterans Controlled...
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    State wildlife officials have unveiled Maine's latest long-range management plan for four crucial "big game" species, and have invited the public to view and comment on the document for the next month. The plan, which covers moose, deer, bear and turkeys, will guide biologists and wildlife...
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    After five years of declining moose permits, the state's wildlife biologists altered course on Wednesday, proposing a plan that would increase the number of permits by 20 percent for this year at a meeting of the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife's Advisory Council. That...
  19. Conservation
    I love stormy weather at this time of year. It means that during the Cape Breton Highlands National Park moose cull, the helicopter can't fly in certain weather conditions, and so can't be used to spot moose, transport hunters and sling dead moose carcasses out...
  20. Moose hunting
    Hi. I'm new to hunting in general, just got my first deer last year. On a whim I applied for the NS moose draw. I watched online and sure enough they called my name. So now I'm lost. I'm a Nova Scotia resident but I don't live anywhere near Zone 2 (for which my tag was drawn). Is there anyone...
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