Chronic wasting disease in deer and elk in southern New Mexico has prompted the Department of Game and Fish to expand areas where hunters must observe special rules pertaining to the handling and transportation of animal carcasses.
Public to be alert for New Jersey deer that may have EHD virus: Disease cannot be transmitted to people
The Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Fish and Wildlife is advising hunters and other outdoors enthusiasts to be alert for white-tailed deer that may be experiencing symptoms of Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD), a virus that spreads among deer though the bites of midge flies but cannot be transmitted to people.
While New York has been removed from New Hampshire’s list of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)-positive jurisdictions, Massachusetts and Vermont have not done so.
Hunters are enthusiastic about Vermont’s upcoming October 6-28 and December 1-9 archery deer hunting season, according to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department.
The N.C.Wildlife Resources Commission has scheduled a meeting to present information to the public about the scope and impact of an outbreak of hemorrhagic disease (HD) on deer in Western North Carolina.
Ohio is beginning to see the arrival of the drought-driven Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) with 13 captively raised deer having recently died from the almost-always fatal disease.
Bowhunters across the state can expect to find favorable conditions for a successful archery season this fall.
At its August meeting in Lansing, the Natural Resources Commission adopted changes to the Michigan Surveillance and Response Plan for Chronic Wasting Disease of Free-Ranging and Privately Owned Cervids.
An otherwise common disease once rare here is back and killing white-tailed deer.
Pennsylvania’s deer management system may soon have a twin.
The first two Iowa deer hunting seasons begin September 15, when the youth season and disabled hunter season open statewide.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has posted two surveys on its website as a way to gather input on wildlife management plans. The surveys outline goals, objectives and strategies for the 2013 strategic deer and turkey management plans.
Increase your odds of success hunting deer in New Hampshire this fall by coming to a free talk by hunting expert Dean Vanier on Wednesday, September 12, 2012, at 7 p.m. at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, N.H. No pre-registration is required.
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) biologists are assessing the impact of Hurricane Isaac on the deer populations in parishes flooded by the storm.
Reports of epizootic hemorrhagic disease involving more than 700 deer in 51 counties had come through DNR offices as of the end of August, the agency said today. According to DNR, calls about dead deer began to ramp up in July, primarily from the southern half of the state. However, through the end of August, DNR biologists had logged reports…
Just as it appeared the state’s deer herd had escaped notable epizootic hemorrhagic disease outbreaks this summer, phones started ringing and hunters commenced buzzing
Poised for Oct. 1 opener in South
What’s the old saying, “Why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free?” Essentially, in buck-speak, this translates into, “Why run myself ragged, when all I need is right here?” I’ve heard the argument that the more does on you have on your hunting property, the more intense the rut will be. I suppose that theory derives…
Longtime deer hunter Kent Ingram is joining with Colorado Parks and Wildlife to host a sophomore seminar on hunting deer, Thursday, Sept. 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hunter Education building at the Denver office.
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department is reminding hunters that hunting big game over bait is prohibited on all lands.
Friday, Sept. 14 at noon signals the start of a nine-and-a-half day deer hunting season for youth ages 12-15.
Vermont’s deadline to apply for a muzzleloader antlerless deer hunting permit is Wednesday, September 5. The permits are for hunters using muzzleloader firearms during the December 1-9 muzzleloader deer hunting season.
Sept. 16 is the last day to get one
Effective September 1, it will be illegal to feed deer statewide in Virginia. The annual prohibition runs through the first Saturday in January.
The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife has recently confirmed Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) as the cause of death in a deer in Salem County. Other possible cases have been reported in Cape May, Gloucester and Camden counties, although these have not been confirmed by laboratory testing. EHD is not a public health issue. It cannot be transmitted to people,…
LITTLE ROCK – Leftover deer hunt permits will only be available for online purchase beginning 8 a.m. on Sept. 10. Several AGFC WMAs throughout the state have a limited number of permits left over for modern gun, muzzleloader and youth permits. These permits are $10 each and must be paid for with Visa, MasterCard or Discover credit cards. They are…