One fact of note from the report: Minnesota hunters shot more than a quarter of their entire deer harvest on opening day of their primary firearms season.
Some conservationists and biologists say feed grounds can spread the disease and have called for phasing out elk feeding in northwestern Wyoming.
About 223,000 people in Iowa held hunting licenses in 2018, a 14 percent decrease from 1988.
The chance to find big antlers is one of the main draws of the sport, but he said an added benefit people get out of it is a chance to get outside and be active with their families.
The deer, which was taken by bow and scored 197-4/8, reportedly is the second largest typical mule deer entered into the Nebraska records regardless of method of take.
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The announcement came after months of negotiations to update rules on how and when wolves can be killed as their numbers increase and they spread farther west and south after re-entering northeastern Oregon from Idaho more than a decade ago.
Master hunting guide from Alaska has license revoked for life, receives 60-day suspended jail sentence, fined $65,000 with $30,000 suspended, and gets year of probation.
Deer seasons mostly have ended, but January is a great time to keep pursuing squirrels and bunnies.
These areas concentrate large numbers of elk in small areas for several months, increasing the potential for the spread of diseases among elk, including CWD.
Decline over the past decade is threatening conservation efforts along with communities and businesses that profit from the sport.
The fishing season is the first greenlighted by state officials since 1992.
Population in the Big Thompson and St. Vrain canyons finally appears to be stabilizing.
Biologists aren't sure what's up, but they are paying attention.
There were reportedly around 800 incidents of bear-human conflicts in 2018 compared to only 410 for 2017. There also was an increase in bear killings by the state and residents, both of which are legal.
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"It will be a pretty big deal if we get CWD in North Carolina. ... It could have a big impact on our deer herd and hunting.''
A growing concern for Idaho Fish and Game is hunters using vehicles, particularly all-terrain vehicles, to hunt. ATVs may be allowed for hunting in some areas with restrictions, but not for hunting big game.
Georgia high school mechatronics students build massive replica of lake sturgeon for Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute. The Lake Sturgeon is a state-endangered species in Tennessee, having almost disappeared from the river system by the 1970s. Since the formation of the Lake Sturgeon Working Group in 1998, the Aquarium and its partners have raised and released more than 220,000 juvenile Lake Sturgeon back into the species’ historic range.