Annually, the DNR tests thousands of white-tailed deer for bovine TB statewide. Due to this new steer finding, hunters within the 3-mile radius of this facility will be asked to voluntarily submit their deer heads for TB testing. This increased surveillance effort is planned to ensure the disease has not spilled over into the deer population.
Perhaps a Wisconsin County Deer Advisory Council meeting will provide some clarity into how other states take initiative to include public insight into the policy-making process of any given deer season.
Agency looking to capture 500 deer over five years in two study areas; predators also being collared.
The Deer Habitat Improvement Partnership Initiative is a competitive grant program designed to enhance deer habitat on non-state-managed lands in the U.P.
It’s planned as an encyclopedia of biological information and facts about the Illinois state mammal. It will include data on state management of the deer population.
Poacher chased the deer about 9 miles. The deer antlers green score exceeded 200 inches.
Previous effort failed, but he’s bringing proposal back on short public notice.
Test results still pending on deer from a handful of counties and on 86 deer tissue samples from the Clayton County special deer collection effort that ended on March 5.
Estimated 137,580 bucks largest harvest of antlered deer since 2002.
It’s the first known case of chronic wasting disease in deer in the county.
The huge crowds at the 2017 Outdoor News Deer and Turkey Classic were probably here to see all things whitetails and turkeys. But that they were treated to that and so much more made for a memorable atmosphere and weekend.
He embraces the important role hunting plays in his life as the youngest in the “Raised Hunting” family.
Show kicks off Friday, with 10 hours of whitetails, gobblers and more Saturday and a third day of action Sunday at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.
Both are time-tested methods practiced by our ancestors.
Focus now turns to turkey season and reporting that harvest.
State has been working to create the 400-plus page plan for almost two years.
Though an unlikely deer month, now is the time to learn about the local herd in Pennsylvania
All of the meat went to area food pantries, missions
Hunter groups, others working on response plan consensus.
State officials say hunters harvested 14,742 deer during the 2016-2017 hunting season, surpassing the previous year’s record of 14,681 deer taken.
Would let hunters use bait for feral hogs, too.
But there’s concern that it could take years to implement the revisions, particularly changes that might require legislative action or regulatory changes.
For turkey hunting, the state is proposing adding another 11 counties to the fall season with the season bag limit still entrenched at one bird of either sex.
Access Illinois Outdoors recently donated 10,000 pounds of deer meat to two food pantries.
While giving sportsmen and women the chance to celebrate the tradition of hunting, show also will give them an opportunity to learn about issues that ultimately could affect their outdoor pursuits.
Cases localized to an existing management area in the western part of the state.