Whitetail Deer

Natural resources board member: No-minimum-age hunting change causing embarrassing perception in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Republicans’ decision to eliminate the state’s minimum hunting age has created an embarrassing perception that infants are roaming the state’s woods with guns and created a loophole allowing adults to kill more animals using young children’s tags, a state Wisconsin Natural Resources Board member said Tuesday. Board member Frederick Prehn told agency officials during a review…

Typical spectrum of opinion follows ending of rifle deer season in Pennsylvania

(Photo by Windigo Images)Although it only takes a day or two until results – and opinions – start rolling in from hunters who were out at the start of Pennsylvania’s rifle season for deer, I like to wait until the season ends before I decide how hunters viewed the experience. For those who saw success, happiness always abounds, especially in…

Boundaries, rules set for late-season deer hunt in CWD zone

For the late-season hunt, there is no bag limit, the antler point restriction will be eliminated in this area and cross-tagging (party hunting) will be allowed.Boundaries for a special late-season deer hunt to help control chronic wasting disease in southeastern Minnesota’s Fillmore County have been expanded to include portions of three surrounding deer permit areas, the DNR said in a…

Ann Arbor again looks to rein in deer numbers with expanded hunts

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Plans are being detailed for Ann Arbor’s expanded 2018 deer hunt as part of the city’s ongoing deer management efforts. The Ann Arbor News reports nonprofit contractor White Buffalo will complete sterilizations from Jan. 2-7 by tranquilizing up to 26 female deer and surgically removing their ovaries. A hunt to kill up to 250 deer is scheduled Jan. 8-31. A…