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.
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.
One fact of note from the report: Minnesota hunters shot more than a quarter of their entire deer harvest on opening day of their primary firearms season.
Results pending on two suspect samples.
One was a yearling male found in the core of the disease management zone and two were adult males, one found near the Lanesboro hatchery and the other in the southern end of the zone.