A hunter aims and prepares to shoot a wild duck on Pripyat's river, not far from the village of Veresnitsa, some 260 km south of Minsk on April 5, 2014. AFP PHOTO / VIKTOR DRACHEV        (Photo credit should read VIKTOR DRACHEV/AFP/Getty Images)

Central Florida Residents Challenge Decision To Allow Silencers

Three Central Florida residents have filed a legal challenge against a state decision allowing hunters to use silencers, citing safety issues as their primary concern.


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Free Hunter Safety Courses Offered In Broward County

Many hunters know they need to use caution while wielding a weapon, but it doesn’t hurt to get a refresher on being safety.


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FWC Hosts Free Hunter Safety Course In Broward

Residents are invited to join wildlife officials Saturday for a free hunter safety course in Broward County.



Once Nearly Extinct, Florida Black Bear Numbers Growing

The Florida black bear which was once on the verge of extinction is on the way to making a comeback and could soon be removed from the list of threatened species.


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Hours Extended For 2011 Gator Hunting Season

Hunters are getting a little extra daylight to track alligators this year. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission voted Wednesday to allow an extension for gator hunting.



Florida Black Bear Removed From State’s Protected Wildlife List

The Florida black bear is no longer deemed a endangered species.