Volunteer fire department saves the impressive whitetail after breaking through thin ice near Thief River Falls.
Hunters reported 32,870 deer as of Tuesday of gun week.
All four deer management zones showed harvest increases from 2021 for both antlered and antlerless harvests, with the Central Forest Zone up more than 30%.
To complain about the Northern Zone deer season this year, mainly in the Adirondacks, would be absurd as overall our group – the Iron Sight Gang – has a had a pretty good season. We started off on the right foot, taking a pair of decent bucks opening weekend and a few smaller ones since. Although as of this writing…
Division of Wildlife says those issues have been corrected.
Gun season will be better – hopefully without all this crazy weather.
My buddy Dave shot a deer this past bow season and was skinning it when I stopped by. Be careful about any ticks,” I told him. Dave had the hide just about off and told me there seemed to be quite a few until a neighbor stopped by and said what he was looking at weren’t engorged deer ticks but…
You can escape the crowd but you won’t be alone.
In total, 103,623 deer were registered statewide during the opening weekend of the 2022 gun deer hunt, compared to the 90,023 registered for the same period in 2021.
The two-day special youth hunting season concluded with 9,515 deer harvested, up from 7,632 last year and the three-year average of 6,559.
Knowing the odds will help increase your chances of bagging a buck this year.
When hordes of hunters hit the woods, deer behavior changes.
I recall Veteran’s Day of last year (2021) very well. I spent a few hours in the woods that morning and the remainder of the day working — from my front porch. It was so warm I posted a photo on Facebook of my yard from my “porch office” as I like to call it, noting that a cooler weather…
The adult buck was harvested opening weekend of the firearms season about 10 miles south of Bemidji in deer permit area 184.
The nice thing about this blogger’s essentials is that they all fit into the pockets of his hunting coat so there’s no need to carry a backpack.
Hot afternoons and warm mornings muddle archery hunters during the rut.
As the rut approaches, appearances change.
The best part of bowhunting season is November in Pennsylvania.
Roy Letcher of Newfane, N.Y., ventured south into Pennsylvania this fall to use his crossbow earlier than in his home state and scored on this nice buck.If you have never used a crossbow for target shooting or for hunting big game, you owe it to yourself to at least give it a try. They are fun to shoot, can be…
Novel use of venison in Pennsylvania and beyond.
If expanded crossbow seasons help keep our fellow hunters going, while at the same time inspires others to take up or expand on this great heritage of deer hunting, then this hunter is all for it.
Ohio archery hunters post significant gains in early going.
Disease prevalence rate for deer taken by hunters was 4.5%.
Deer baits and food ‘supplements’ are readily available but, in most instances, are illegal to use in Illinois.
I got up early on Sept. 27, which with the next issue of New York Outdoor News in the works, would be a busy day. But it was also opening day of the Northern Zone archery season, and I can think of few times in my 30+ years of bowhunting that I’ve missed out on being in a treestand or ground blind…
Proposal would have made changes to a hunter’s personal limit of antlerless deer licenses and the number of licenses that could be purchased once over-the-counter sales of remaining tags begin in September.