Final report: Hunter expectations key, but restrict use of goals and SAK
Legislators would have swamped this year’s Apostle Islands October muzzleloader deer hunt, but for some quick thinking and fast work by DNR wildlife officials and National Park Service personnel.
DEC’s efforts to establish a youth deer hunt and gauge hunter sentiment toward the Columbus Day weekend proposal were, ultimately, all for naught.
Cayuga County deer hunters will be able to use rifles this fall if Gov. Andrew Cuomo signs into law legislation approved by the Senate and Assembly.
Recently, 16 Arkansas Game and Fish Commission-owned wildlife management areas around the state were designated as the Sweet Sixteen.
Testing of nearly 1,200 deer and elk killed during Arizona’s latest hunting season shows the animals weren’t infected with chronic wasting disease.
State deer hunters bucked a two-year trend of declining harvest with a slight increase in the number of white-tails killed in 2011.
Wildlife agents have started killing more than a dozen mule and white-tailed deer trapped on Malmstrom Air Force Base by perimeter fence built in 2010, with base officials saying they are a hazard to operations.
I have hunted for nearly 50 years and have sent in a harvest report card for every deer, buck or doe that I have ever harvested in Pennsylvania. I wish every hunter would do the same. Our current statewide reporting rate of less than 40 percent is a sad commentary on hunters. With that said, I know that 100 percent…
Deer registration stations are what makes an outdoors writer’s job more interesting, easier, and a whole lot of fun. There are all kinds of people there, many of whom killed deer, some who do not. The Department of Natural Resources employees are usually there. I could go on and on, but for many of these same reasons that I do…
Although relatively few farmers in Illinois hunt deer, it’s fair to argue they play the most important role in controlling the state’s herd.
News-reading deer hunters who were educated about epizootic hemorrhagic disease in 2007 certainly have good reason for concern in 2012.
Charles Self has a ready answer for deer hunters who complain that the south Arkansas or Zone 12 season limit of six is too many.
DEC sets deer regs
This is a preliminary review based on a first-pass reading of the final (Kroll, Alt and Guynn deer trustee) report.
The Department of Administration today released the final report from Dr. James Kroll, Dr. Gary Alt and Dr. David Guynn, Jr
In the final report, Dr. James Kroll, Dr. Gary Alt and Dr. David Guynn, Jr., offered 62 suggestions in 10 categories
Deer Project Leader David Stainbrook reports a total of 11,154 white-tailed deer harvested by licensed hunters during the combined 2011 seasons.
Hunters who want the chance to take additional antlerless deer in Wildlife Management Unit M in southeastern New Hampshire during the fall hunting seasons can now buy a special permit from the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department.
The DNR is collecting comments on a slightly more nuanced but still vigorous plan to react to any detection of chronic wasting disease in Michigan deer
If and when chronic wasting disease shows up in Pennsylvania deer, Game Commission officials won’t overreact, they revealed at their recent meeting here.
Keeping true to its original promise, DNR trimmed 10 counties from the list of those open for late-winter deer hunting.
Vermont’s muzzleloader antlerless deer hunting permit applications are now available on the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department’s website
Applications are now being accepted for the 2012 South Dakota West River Deer, Black Hills Deer and Fall Turkey Hunting Seasons.
DNR announced today (June 14) revisions to the state’s late-winter deer season for 2012-13. "Based on an annual review of antlerless deer harvest and deer management needs in individual counties," the revisions result in the closing of 10 counties that had previously been open for the late-winter seasons: Cass, Christian, Henry, Johnson, Lawrence, Mason, Morgan, Tazewell, Union and Wabash. There…
Unique deer hunting opportunities are increasing in Arkansas. There is a catch, however. Hunters have to meet a somewhat stringent list of rules.