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Tom Venesky: CWD threat no reason to pass on venison

The author encourages Pennsylvania hunters to enjoy the hunt and cherish the harvest, but make sure to get your deer tested before putting it on the dinner table. (Stock photo)

One of the main reasons we hunt for deer is food.
Sure, hunting to survive isn’t a necessity in this day and age, but for many of us venison is a delicacy, and it tastes even better when one completes the full circle – from hunt, harvest and to table. Now, that doesn’t mean an empty freezer at the end of the season equates to a wasted effort. While putting venison on the table is a motivating factor to hit the woods, the experience of the hunt is what truly drives us to pick up a rifle or bow.

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