Thirty-day prohibition follows positive deer on Douglas County farm.
Hunting season was a bit more difficult than in years past all the way around. For the regular Southern Zone big game season opener, our traditional trip to Steuben County saw limited participation from our group of hunters. Life seemed to get in the way this year as illness, school and work impacted a brother, my daughter, two nephews and…
A monster Georgia buck has been killed, a 17-pointer with crazy thick mass and tines that look more like tree branches than antler points – including one growing out of its cheek right behind its eye. For the complete story, click here. Categories: Hunting News, Whitetail Deer Tags: Deer, Hunting, white-tailed deer, Whitetails
Should Wisconsin encourage more out-of-state hunters to travel here for deer?
Its location is also within 10 miles of adjacent Fond du Lac County. As required by law, this new CWD-positive detection will renew a three-year baiting and feeding ban in Sheboygan County and a two-year ban in Fond du Lac County.
Maxine Kelly spent gun season in Gallia County.
8-year-old white-tailed doe tested positive for chronic wasting disease after its white-tailed buck pen-mate killed it in a small, two-deer, hobbyist herd.
Let’s face it. Deer season is about memories, both good and bad. I can vividly remember the morning a beautiful 10-point cautiously walked across an overgrown gas line that bisected the farm on which I was hunting. I was about 100 yards above him and the shot was easy. His antlers now grace a wall in my office. On the flip side, I still remember last deer…
The 9-point buck has three antlers growing out of its head, from what appears to be three different pedicles.
Reports across the state speak of more sightings of white-tailed deer.
St. Paul, Minn. – Epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) has been confirmed in two white-tailed farmed deer in Houston County after the owner submitted samples because of their suspicious deaths. The virus is transmitted by biting midges and was first confirmed in Minnesota deer in 2018 on a white-tailed deer farm in Goodhue County. Most deer die within 36 hours of exhibiting clinical signs of EHD. “The two deer were part of a herd of 60 white-tailed…
MADISON, Wis. – Officials from the Wisconsin DNR, Wisconsin Conservation Congress and Wisconsin Natural Resources Board have announced new cooperative efforts on steps to control and deal with chronic wasting disease among white-tailed deer in Wisconsin, the DNR said in a news release Tuesday, Sept. 3. “We are unified in our interests in responding to and managing CWD,” said Assistant…
Increases in all categories add up to 65,500 licenses available to hunters this fall, 10,350 more than last year.
Reaching state-set goal for deer licenses would represent a significant bounce-back from several harsh winters about a decade ago that impacted both the white-tailed deer and mule deer populations. That in turn would mean a boost to the state’s economy.
And mule deer buck success was 81 percent, and antlerless mule deer was 83 percent.
All CWD-positive deer farms in the state are now empty.
Following the positive detection, Game and Fish removed an additional 52 deer for testing. All tested negative.
At least seven of the eight deer were bucks; all had their antlers or their antlers and skull plates removed.
The 2018-19 deer harvest topped the previous year’s harvest of 367,159 by about 10 percent.
Blogger recounts thrill of discovering a perfect set of whitetail antlers.
A chance antler find causes this blogger to investigate the variables affecting antler drop.
MADISON, Wis. — A deer on a Forest County hunting ranch has tested positive for chronic wasting disease. State agriculture officials issued a news release Monday saying tests confirm the six-year-old whitetail buck was infected. The deer was born on a Marinette County breeding farm and moved to the ranch in 2014. Both the farm and ranch have been quarantined…
Rep. Jamie Becker-Finn is sponsoring several bills that target deer farms to try to stop the disease from spreading from captive to wild deer. Another would give the University of Minnesota $1.8 million to develop faster and more sensitive diagnostic tests that farms and regulators could use on live deer and hunters could use to make sure their venison is safe to eat.
Too few landowners give permission in Bedford, Blair counties.
During the first special hunt weekend, 157 deer were harvested, with this the only positive.
Hunters checked 172,040 white-tailed deer throughout Ohio’s 2018-2019 deer seasons, down from 186,247 a year ago.