Zero hunting fatalities in NY for 2015 season
By New York Dept. of Environmental Conservation
New York’s 2015 hunting season proved to be one of the safest on record, and yielded the first year without a hunting-related shooting fatality since the 1950s.
The 2015 Hunting Safety Statistics report highlighted a total of only 23 hunting incidents, the third lowest number on record, with 10 incidents self-inflicted and 13 two-party incidents.
Pennsylvania elk license brings $85K at auction
By Pennsylvania Game Commission
The state’s Special Elk Conservation Tag – a license created by the Pennsylvania General Assembly and auctioned off by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation to benefit wildlife – commanded a stunning $85,000 at auction March 26.
That a record amount eclipses the previous high of $52,500 set last year by a whopping $32,500.
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