Pa. Game Commission sinking millions annually into chronic wasting disease fight.
Fawns face many risks, a collection of hazards that may bring their demise before they even know that human hunters are dangerous, too.
Under the new law, deer hunters will be limited to the use of single-shot centerfire rifles.
In essence, the bill would allow the use of a single-shot centerfire rifle to harvest deer in Illinois.
The state Game and Fish Department is making 64,200 licenses available, down 8,000 from last year.
Brings the total to 11 positives since the fall of 2020.
ODNR uses sharpshooters to purge deer in March.
The measure passed both Houses and is expected to be delivered to the governor’s desk someday in the near future.
DNR seeking public comment on 2022 deer season.
After a few years off, the event returns to the Peoria Civic Center April 1-3.
If we don’t win this battle against CWD, prepare for wild places without deer. That would be a terrible loss.
This is the first time CWD has been detected in wild deer in this deer permit area, so the DNR is also taking immediate steps to understand the prevalence of the disease in wild deer in the Grand Rapids area, the DNR says.
Deer season planning meetings scheduled March 21-31.
It was a solid product, a good learning experience, and the sausage won’t go to waste.
Much can be learned about the game you hunt and their habits and this can make you a more efficient and possibly successful hunter next year.
A total of 147,004 deer were taken, down significantly from the 162,752 harvested in 2020-2021.
Around here, there’s plenty for deer to eat, but that’s not the case in the mountains.
Sixty percent of Pennsylvania deer hunters support a Saturday-after-Thanksgiving start to the firearms deer season, while another 12 percent have no preference between a Saturday or Monday opener, and 27 percent oppose a Saturday opener, based on recent survey results presented to the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners.
It’s also estimated that a new record was set for the percentage of those bucks that were 3½ years old or older.
Last-minute doe caps off blogger’s season.
Hunters in neighboring states had quick access to their final harvest.
The shotgun hunting season in Indiana kicked off just a few weeks ago and the donations have been coming in.
Boy was so excited to use the system that he skipped archery season entirely – he wanted to wait and use his new rig to get his first buck.
Potential fines and civil damages from these cases could exceed $100,000.
It was sad to see it end and this hunter feels like he left something in the woods.
Deer feeding and attractant bans expand; fall sampling shows CWD prevalence remains low, DNR says.