Hunting License Sales 2020 2021

Hunting License Sales Down in 2021, But Remain Above Pre-Pandemic Levels

The 2022 National R3 Symposium wrapped up last week in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. The 220 participants representing over 100 different organizations with an interest in hunting and shooting sports were the first to lay eyes on data released from the Council to Advance Hunting and the Shooting Sports (Council), documenting a slight decrease in hunting license sales in 2021.

South Dakota 15-Year-Old Wins National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest

A young artist from South Dakota has taken top honors at the National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest. A green-winged teal by 15-year-old Madison Grimm will grace the 2022-2023 Junior Duck Stamp, which raises funds to educate and engage our nation’s youth in wildlife and wetlands conservation and outdoor recreation.

NRA Donates $122,720 to the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation

The National Rifle Association is pleased to announce a donation of more than $120,000 earlier this month to the Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Commission thanks to the overwhelming use of NRA’s free Online Hunter Education course by Oklahoma residents in 2021.

Yooper Grouse: A Date with the King

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is home to some of the most rewarding and torturous grouse habitat in the country. Grouse hunters who flock there wouldn’t have it any other way.

13 Most Underrated Whitetail States

Here’s a look at 13 states that deer hunters overlook but shouldn’t.

Fire Amid Ice

A new muzzleloading fire-control system from Traditions Firearms and Federal Premium creates its own sort of afterglow amid deer season on an icy Oklahoma landscape.

Free Hunter Education Online: NRA’s Gift to Hunters

In 1949, your NRA developed a program that became the basis for hunter education nationwide. Today, as new modes of communication allow such education to reach even further, your NRA crafted a new hunter education curriculum and offered it to the hunting world free of charge.

Timing the Whitetail Rut

How can we know when the rut will occur based on geographic location? Because history (and the rut) repeats itself.

Waiting on Sunshine

The author watched a gobbler on his back 40 for two years before committing to hunting the bird. Afterwards, when all was quiet, he had to admit the woods didn’t seem the same. But he also had to admit a hunter wouldn’t have it any other way.

NRA Online Hunter Education Now Available in North Carolina

The National Rifle Association’s award-winning free Hunter Education online course is now available in the State of North Carolina, the latest addition as NRA works to make the course available to hunters in all 50 states.

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