By not considering the environmental dynamic, a superior buck, and his DNA, could be eliminated.
Special whitetail hunt would include CWD Management Zone plus permit areas 346, 348, and 349 that DNR describes as “chronically over goal.”
A half-hour drive in Pennsylvania produced numerous sightings of deer, plenty with fuzzy antlers sprouting.
Make the time now and break up the monotony of the solo backyard shooting session by using a few tricks to spice things up. Or head to the 3-D range for some different target looks and some quality practice and just plain fun. It’s time.
Chronic wasting disease has spread to free-ranging buck in an area of the state where it previously had been detected only in captive deer.
Decrease from 74,500 to just over 72,100 for antlerless deer hunting that begins in September and runs through early next year.
Michigan has the longest-running continuous wildlife TB surveillance program in the world.
Landowners dealing with damage done by deer to their crops, forested land or landscaping can sign up for a program that allows hunting on their property.
The application deadline is Friday, Aug. 18.
Measure of bait on man’s property estimated at two-and-a-half tons.
Herd was part of farmed deer and elk disease investigation.
By Bob Fratzke, with Glenn Helgeland This is only part of the year-round scouting you should be doing, but it is an important part. Whitetails have different habits or patterns – in the spring, coming into summer, once the season begins, within the season, right after the season. Continual scouting is a lot of work, but it’s worth it. You…
Would be scaled back in counties with chronic wasting disease; bill now headed to governor.
Does are adept at hiding their newborns from natural predators, but humans can spoil their efforts.
Senate already passed bill; would only then need Gov. Scott Walker’s signature to lift CWD protection.
Ban would last three years in counties with CWD if no additional deer test positive and would last two years in neighboring counties; heads to state Assembly.
Disease Management Area 2 will be expanded significantly eastward, increasing its area from 2,846 square miles to 4,095 square miles, and within DMA 2, two new Deer Management Assistance Program units have been created to focus hunter effort in areas where multiple CWD-positive deer have been found.
When it comes to the growth cycle and outcome of an individual buck’s antler formation, the most crucial and overlooked element, by far, is the role of the doe.
Canton man has been collecting them for more than 10 years and has amassed more than 120 antlers of various shapes and sizes.
Specific attention given to high priority areas in southeast and northern Montana, where confirmed cases of CWD are closest to the state’s borders.
Votes on deer regulations and rules for catching salmon, trout, whitefish and smelt will follow a public comment period.
Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife officials said it is planning to offer more than 65,000 permits this year, an increase from last year’s total of more than 45,000, which itself was a 60 percent climb from the previous year.
Officials say 20 of those convicted were juveniles. The investigation led to more than 200 counts of wildlife violations and a total of $1,675 in fines.
Petitions’ language pushes to close the state’s borders to captive deer from other states; hunting group’s website said it aims to protect the native deer population and limit the killing of confined big game, such as elk, deer, moose, mountain goats and javelin.
Both sides make their points in debate over resident hunting, fishing fees.
The program has culled more than 1,300 deer from 10 parks. It started with sharpshooters from the Cincinnati police with volunteer bow hunters brought in after two years.