Aim of study is to gain more information about statewide hunter success and selectivity when deer hunting.
Hunters still encouraged to work out venison transfers on their own, or to develop their own local network.
Hunters who have seen the 2020 Hunting Digest may have noticed quite a few regulation changes. These changes reflect the evolution of deer hunting in Michigan.
CWD remains a highly serious threat to white-tailed deer and elk populations in Pennsylvania.
DNR: Fall hunting, trapping season forecasts highlight hunter opportunities, notable changes to limits, zones
The agency releases the 2020 fall forecast series.
Time to get the county treasurers out of antlerless sales in Pennsylvania.
Changes for 2020 include voluntary sampling in affected areas, a new management zone and new surveillance areas.
While this blogger is in favor of doing whatever it takes to slow or prevent the spread of CWD, banning the use of deer urine may be the least effective means.
Wisconsin DNR cutting printing cost of hunting regs pamphlet in half with new booklet to debut late August.
Some of the data input, analysis delayed by COVID-19.
Burnett, Douglas, Bayfield and Sawyer counties to return to original county recommendations.
Evening rides through deer country show a high number of healthy-looking deer.
NRB strikes holiday hunt in two counties, reduces antlerless deer quotas in 11 northern counties.
Six counties in and near Twin Cities metro prohibited from deer feeding and attractants starting July 1.
DNR: Join your County Deer Advisory Council.
Successful deer hunters can now get ages from teeth data – and according to that data, oldest deer harvested last season were a pair of 17-year-old does. Oldest buck was 10 years old.
How about expanding deer harvest opportunities for those who can’t afford beef during the pandemic?
Video of the November attack circulated quickly on social media and generated outrage, along with pressure on investigators to solve the case.
Pennsylvania Game Commission set to take action, reveal spread related to CWD.
Biggest question now should be how to pull off a 2020 season in light of COVID-19 concerns.
The biggest change the DNR proposed was extending the nine-day gun season to 19 days.
Produces a ‘what the heck’ moment for the author.
Deer hunters listened in remotely and may now submit online comments regarding CDAC recommendations.
Solid science-based discussions needed in both arenas to avoid hyperbole.
Results from 2019 deer, bear and spring turkey seasons among the best ever.
The percentage of older bucks in the 2019-20 deer harvest remained amazingly high. About 66 percent of the bucks taken by hunters were at least 2½ years old. The remainder were 1½ years old.