The preliminary harvest for the second segment of the firearms season, Nov. 30 through Dec. 3, was 28,656.
Bulk of Iowa’s deer harvest occurs during the two shotgun seasons, which also provide an opportunity to collect a significant number of tissue samples for CWD monitoring, tracking.
“The fact that we have likely found so many additional CWD-positive deer is a major concern for Michigan’s deer population.”
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Plans are being detailed for Ann Arbor’s expanded 2018 deer hunt as part of the city’s ongoing deer management efforts. The Ann Arbor News reports nonprofit contractor White Buffalo will complete sterilizations from Jan. 2-7 by tranquilizing up to 26 female deer and surgically removing their ovaries. A hunt to kill up to 250 deer is scheduled Jan. 8-31. A…
Buck saved after going through the ice in Maine; one of four deer that go through ice in Minnesota rescued
Lake residents make their way to rescue a deer that went through the ice on South Long Lake near Brainerd, Minn. (Submitted photo)Deer harvest is the talk of deer country this time of year. And now, too, deer rescues, it would seem. A successful rescue of a buck in Maine and an incident involving eight deer on the ice in…
MINOT, N.D. — A Balta man is accused of illegally killing deer after a tip was called in to the state’s “Report All Poachers” hotline. The Minot Daily News reports that Daryl Klein is facing seven counts of unlawful taking of a big game animal. State Game and Fish Department officials say they discovered about 20 dead dear in or…
Harvest up from nearly 67,000 in 2016.
Latest incident is reports of seven to 10 carcasses dumped over a bridge and into a creek near Mason.
But removing antler-point restrictions will increase deer harvest, and that will no doubt be controversial.
Deer license sales decline in the zone greater than in rest of Minnesota.
The 2017 Michigan firearms deer season ended too soon for the author.
Monday was opening day of seven-day season.
Hunter-harvested white-tailed buck has personalized ear tags, and the DNR wants to know who put them there.
That’s up from 18,776 deer harvested during last year’s opening day.
Blogger’s archery hunting closed with melancholy thoughts.
Comes on the heels of age minimum being dropped for children to hunt with mentor.
BARRY, Ill. — Illinois conservation police issued more than 50 citations and warnings for illegal deer hunting this month. The state DNR says a major focus of the Nov. 8-9 detail was on unlawful feeding of white-tailed deer and hunting in baited areas. Enforcement in Adams and Pike counties focused on property managed by Barry-based Hadley Creek Outfitters. Conservation police say that 6,400 acres…
If you’ve had a tough season and can’t seem to punch a tag, don’t give up – the best hunting of the season could be about to happen.
Remember, deer meat doesn’t taste “gamey.” Heat and improper field dressing of the animal will only make it taste that way.
That’s down from 54,452 deer taken during the first firearms weekend in 2016.
Minnesota Board of Animal Health confirmed results with the USDA, has already quarantined the herd and started disease investigation.
Starting with this year’s hunt, there is no minimum hunter age in Wisconsin.MILWAUKEE — A Wisconsin kindergartener is among the first youngsters to bag a buck under a new law that eliminates the state’s minimum hunting age. Lexie Harris, 6, is no stranger to the woods. Her dad, Tyler Harris, has taken her along on his hunts since she was 3. But it wasn’t…
The 2016 total harvest was 173,213 and to date firearms and archery hunters have harvested about 180,000 deer this year.
That’s down by about 1,000 from last year.
Harvest goal is part of deer planning effort.
This is the 11th case of CWD to be confirmed in free-ranging deer in Michigan and second hunter-harvested CWD-positive deer in the county; three additional suspected positive cases in the county awaiting confirmation.