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Urine Test Makes Lures Safe

Urine Test Makes Lures Safe

By Tink's Hunting Products

Tink’s and Wildlife Research Center among scent companies to adopt new CWD test. A commercially available test that can be used to analyze deer urine for the presence of CWD prions before its distribution to the public has been in use by Wildlife Research Center and Tink’s for a year, and most of the major scent companies are also adop... READ MORE

CWD detected in new areas

CWD detected in new areas

By South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks

Chronic wasting disease (CWD) was recently confirmed in the counties of Butte, Corson and Haakon in western South Dakota, from samples provided by hunters. One male white-tail deer from both Butte and Corson counties tested positive, while two male mule deer tested positive from Haakon County. Twelve counties in South Dakota are now known to be i... READ MORE

Decreased participation in hunting, angling hurts conservation of all species

Decreased participation in hunting, angling hurts conservation of all species

By Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

Although most Arkansans hold “The Natural State” motto near to their hearts, a continued decline in hunting and angling has Commissioners and staff at the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission concerned that funding for natural resource management is in jeopardy. A recent article in the Washington Post highlighted the downward trend in hunt... READ MORE

Hunters harvest nearly 80,000 deer for 2019-2020

Hunters harvest nearly 80,000 deer for 2019-2020

By Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Deer hunters harvested 79,457 deer during the combined archery, firearms, and muzzleloader seasons, from Sept. 6, 2019 through Jan. 31, 2020. The final harvest numbers are higher than the previous season. The statewide harvest included 29,233 antlered and 46,777 antlerless white-tailed deer, plus 1,552 antlered and 1,895 antlerless sika deer. The ... READ MORE

Hunters register 3,792 turkeys in fall season

Hunters register 3,792 turkeys in fall season

By Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Wisconsin hunters registered 3,792 birds during the fall 2019 wild turkey season. The 74,775 harvest authorizations issued for the 2019 fall season, was an increase of 860 from 2018. Of those sold in 2019, 70,084 were awarded a fall turkey license and 4,691 were sold over the counter as bonus harvest authorizations. As in 2018, the fall turkey draw... READ MORE

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