Indiana Natural Resources commission could make electronic check-in for deer and wild turkey permanent. The CheckIN Game system has been in use under temporary rule since the spring turkey season. A public hearing October 4th in Plainfield could seal the deal. During the test period, 17% of check-ins were electronic, and hunters will still be able to report their successes at check-in stations.
Indiana Poised to Make Electronic Check-In Permanent
Bonus Deer Spark Policy Change for Tennessee Hunters
Hunters that received their permits for the Chuck Swan Wildlife Management Area were surprised to find that this year's permits count against their state-wide limit. TWRA discovered that hunters were using these "bonus deer" permits to shoot smaller does and spike bucks rather than mature deer. Problems with the printing of applications led to the change in policy not being disclosed to hunters. The TWRA claims that the change is not permanent and estimates that