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.
North Dakota Game and Fish Department cost-share program helps landowners prevent damage to their property
To help the deer, biologists and volunteers are spreading specially designed pellets on the ground for the deer to eat
Board also adopts amendment limiting number of stands, blinds left overnight to two per county
Deer hunting is certainly not dead, but hunters are looking for change — it’s a steady decline in the overall herd that seems to be irking – and frustrating – the hunting community
Crossbow users notched a 16 percent increase in buck kill from 2015, while gun deer hunters showed an overall 4.5 percent increase
Helping DNR collect additional deer samples near Harpers Ferry to look for chronic wasting disease
Archery season ends on Feb. 5
Changes announced in permit types for several regions
No permit or license is needed to hunt shed antlers in Iowa, but if you find antlers still attached to a skull, you must first contact your local conservation officer for a salvage tag to keep them