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.
Outdoor Addiction – a one-stop shop that offers up free CWD testing, butchering, sausage-making and taxidermy – was abuzz during the recent nine-day gun deer season.
As I write this, the end of deer season across New York is fast approaching. This year the Northern Zone and Southern Zone rifle seasons end on the same day, Dec. 8, with the late muzzleloading seasons following. They end Dec. 15 and 17, respectively. For those who hunt the Southern Tier, that’s business as usual. But for Northern Zone…
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.
Best management practices to help protect hunters and their families against chronic wasting disease.
Deer hunting during archery season combines challenge, work, beauty and a different animal compared to later gun seasons.
Be aware of bucks, does crossing the highways, byways of Ohio.
Hunters who harvest deer in north-central and southeast Minnesota during firearms deer season will have 26 dumpsters available in a variety of locations to dispose of carcasses after completing deer registration, chronic wasting disease sampling and removing the meat.
For the second year in a row a significant weather event put a dent in the plans of deer hunters, especially those in and around the southern and eastern Adirondacks and beyond – this writer included.
Reports across the state speak of more sightings of white-tailed deer.
Increases in all categories add up to 65,500 licenses available to hunters this fall, 10,350 more than last year.
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.
The measure would erase a DNR rule that angered hunters who wanted to bring their kills home to a different county.
Twenty-percent increase in antlerless harvest comes after a lower-than-desired antlerless harvest in 2017.
Now is a good time to consider species to be planted this spring.
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.