Jonathan McKnight of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources says hunters should shoot if they encounter a wild hog in the woods or fields.
Maryland deer hunters are taking to the woods for the early muzzleloader deer season.
Drones built for surveillance are being converted into hurricane hunters. It’s a NASA program operating south of Ocean City.
Maryland natural resources officials say hunters killed more than 98,000 deer during the 2011-2012 hunting season.
For some, nothing says winter like a hot bowl of hearty beef stew or chicken soup. But less fortunate families are lucky to see any type of meat on their dining tables this time of year. That may be especially true this year, as county food bank coordinators say donations of venison, a fall and winter staple, have decreased dramatically this season compared with the past several years.
Maryland Natural Resources Police are reminding hunters about state and federal regulations on waterfowl hunting.