Scot Storm, of Freeport, Minnesota, has won the 2018 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest. His acrylic painting of a wood duck and decoy has will be made into the 2019-2020 Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp, or “Duck Stamp,” which will go on sale in late June 2019.

The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) announced the winners of its 2018 Al Brothers Professional and Non-Professional Deer Manager of the Year awards on Tuesday, July 24, at the QDMA National Convention.

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is now accepting applications for this year’s black bear hunting lottery. Successful applicants will receive a permit valid for the five-day hunting season, taking place Oct. 22-26 in Allegany, Frederick, Garrett, and Washington counties. The depa…

The Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association filed a lawsuit on June 5 suing its former executive director for borrowing money in the association’s name for personal use. The lawsuit claims David J. Smith took out loans, made personal charges on an MSSA credit card, and misused associatio…

Anglers will fish for big cash prizes for the largest tuna, most pounds caught, and many other categories as the 31st annual Ocean City Tuna Tournament gets underway this week in Ocean City. Over $785,000 was paid out last year. Weigh-ins are Friday and Saturday from 4 to 8:30 p.m. at the Oc…

Mallards and emperor geese were the stars of the show on Friday as the 2018-19 Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp — commonly known as the Duck Stamp — went on sale. The new Federal Duck Stamp and its younger sibling, the Junior Duck Stamp, debuted at a special event hosted…