“The fact that we have likely found so many additional CWD-positive deer is a major concern for Michigan’s deer population."
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…
The 2017 Michigan firearms deer season ended too soon for the author.
This is the 11th case of CWD to be confirmed in free-ranging deer in Michigan and second hunter-harvested CWD-positive deer in the county; three additional suspected positive cases in the county awaiting confirmation.
Wind and rain put a damper on opener.
According to Michigan DNR statistics, more than 7,500 people 80 years old or older bought a deer hunting license in 2016 and sales this year point toward that trend continuing.
Wakefield and Watersmeet check stations help ‘Keep the U.P. CWD free’ efforts.
If confirmed positive, the 1.5-year-old buck, harvested in Sidney Township, would be the 11th free-ranging deer in Michigan found to have CWD.
Bowhunters in Michigan are finding more and more rubs and scrapes, indicating that white-tailed bucks are on the move and the pre-rut activity surge has begun.
Goal is to shoot 250 to 350 deer in 2018, up from the 63 killed by sharpshooters hired for Ann Arbor's first cull in 2016 and 96 killed earlier this year. The budget also calls for 40 deer to be sterilized.
DNR: Gathering provided an opportunity to share ideas and focus on finding solutions for containing CWD.
It's the 10th free-ranging deer in Michigan found to have chronic wasting disease.
In Michigan, Hunting Access Program offers private land for hunting, boost for Pheasant Restoration Initiative
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the program in the state, created in 1977 to increase public hunting opportunities in southern Michigan, where 97 percent of the land base is privately owned.
Taken in Montcalm County during youth hunt, it would be be the 10th free-ranging deer in the state found to have chronic wasting disease.
Plymouth, Minn. — When you snap photos of your buck this fall, remember to submit them to the 2017 Best Buck Photo Contest appearing in the Outdoor News publications. The annual photo contest is now open to hunting enthusiasts in…
No cases of EHD were confirmed in the state in either 2014 or 2015, and minimal cases were reported in 2016.
The Michigan DNR's Chad Stewart talks deer hunting regulation changes that are in effect this fall.
Michigan has the longest-running continuous wildlife TB surveillance program in the world.
Measure of bait on man's property estimated at two-and-a-half tons.
Votes on deer regulations and rules for catching salmon, trout, whitefish and smelt will follow a public comment period.
Following up on recent DNR research into deer hunting participation trends, the project was designed to be completed before the 2017-2019 deer hunting regulations are established.
Regulations set in 2017 are recommended to be in place for three years.
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