Hunting News

CWD tests mandatory in central, north-central and southeast

CWD tests mandatory in central, north-central and southeast

By Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Hunters in central, north-central and southeast Minnesota need to bring their harvested deer to be tested for chronic wasting disease on opening weekend of firearms deer season Nov. 3 and 4. The Department of Natural Resources is requiring the testing to determine whether CWD may have spread from captive deer to wild deer in central and north-central Minn...

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Remaining DMPs available Nov. 1

Remaining DMPs available Nov. 1

By New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Remaining Deer Management Permits (DMPs) will be available to hunters in several Wildlife Management Units (WMUs) beginning Nov. 1. DMPs allow hunters to harvest extra antlerless deer and are issued for specific WMUs to control deer populations. In some WMUs, all applicants received permits during the initial application process and the DMP target was not ...

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Recent Hunting News

CWD suspected in second Mississippi whitetail
CWD suspected in second Mississippi whitetail

By Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks

A 1.5-year-old male white-tailed deer collected on October 8, 2018 in Pontotoc County has tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) during initial testing. This is the second animal in Mississippi testing positive for the disease, ... READ MORE


Dedicated bowhunters provide high quality data to DNR
Dedicated bowhunters provide high quality data to DNR

By Iowa Department of Natural Resources

A unique relationship between Iowa bowhunters and the Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Research Section is entering its fourteenth year of partnering to collect observation data on wildlife they see while sitting in their tree stand... READ MORE


Leashed tracking dogs allowed to recover big game
Leashed tracking dogs allowed to recover big game

By Pennsylvania Game Commission

As the statewide deer seasons kick off, hunters will have their first opportunity to recover big game they’ve shot by tracking the animal’s escape trail with a leashed dog. A new law allows for the use of leashed tracking dogs t... READ MORE


Temporary hunting closures expired Oct. 4
Temporary hunting closures expired Oct. 4

By South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

Temporary hunting season closures put in place for portions of the Pee Dee and Waccamaw River drainages following the widespread and catastrophic flooding in the wake of Hurricane Florence expired at midnight Oct. 4. Th... READ MORE


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