State officials say hunters harvested 14,742 deer during the 2016-2017 hunting season, surpassing the previous year’s record of 14,681 deer taken.
Would let hunters use bait for feral hogs, too.
But there’s concern that it could take years to implement the revisions, particularly changes that might require legislative action or regulatory changes.
For turkey hunting, the state is proposing adding another 11 counties to the fall season with the season bag limit still entrenched at one bird of either sex.
Access Illinois Outdoors recently donated 10,000 pounds of deer meat to two food pantries.
Why drain our camera batteries, max out memory cards, and waste time deleting pointless pictures if all that’s needed is to flip that trigger-delay-switch over to 10-minutes?
Cases localized to an existing management area in the western part of the state.
It’s about 3,000 fewer than were reported in 2015, but nearly identical to the 2014 harvest.
Some 35 deer were killed and 28 were reportedly relocated through the program in Provo, which ran from October to December.
Feedback about possible deer management topics will shape state’s first-ever deer management plan.
Preliminary estimates after the season ended in November put the kill total at 196,785, down from 198,057 in 2015. But updated figures the DNR released recently show hunters took 202,338 deer during the season.
Meeting prompted after a deer harvested during the 2016 hunting season in west-central Clayton County tested positive for chronic wasting disease — the first wild deer that tested positive for CWD outside of Allamakee County.
Changes would impact deer and bear hunts.
Would allow hunters 70 and older to shoot antlerless deer during the state’s fall open hunting season.
Sharpshooters killed 63 deer during last year’s hunt, and in 2015, city officials decided that the deer culling program would be for four years to help deal with overpopulation.
Many historically good deer counties saw decreases in harvest.
Public engagement meeting: Management strategies designed to benefit deer residing in varying geographic locales need to be adjusted to best take advantage of the area’s habitat.
That’s down slightly from last year, when 188,329 deer were checked.
Ohio pilot program will be featured on “Daily Planet,” which airs on Discovery Channel in Canada and the Science Channel in the United States.
Two deer farms will remain under quarantine for five years after the last potentially-exposed deer is gone.
Agency proposes assigning hunters drawn for a permit to individual zones, with permits valid over a span of several days to several weeks within existing deer seasons instead of the current one-day hunt.
Effort is expected to decrease local deer population about 20 percent a year.
It’s the first chronic wasting disease-positive wild deer confirmed outside of Allamakee County; meeting scheduled to discuss disease
All-time high harvest marks set for mule deer bucks, cow elk and total elk.
Twelve public engagement meetings are scheduled throughout the state between Tuesday, Jan. 31, and Thursday, March 2.
In 2015, Idaho hunters killed nearly 70,000 deer and about 25,000 elk, numbers not matched since the 1990s.