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Final deer harvest totals more than 285,400

Final deer harvest totals more than 285,400

By Missouri Department of Conservation

Missouri's 2019-2020 deer-hunting season ended Jan. 15 with a preliminary total deer harvest of 285,483. Of the deer harvested, 133,914 were antlered bucks, 27,931 were button bucks, and 123,638 were does. Top harvest counties for the overall deer season were Franklin with 6,247 deer checked, Callaway with 5,703, and Texas with 5,157. Hunters harvested 290...

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8 deer positive for CWD in 2019 gun season

8 deer positive for CWD in 2019 gun season

By North Dakota Game and Fish Department

Eight deer taken during the 2019 North Dakota deer gun season tested positive for chronic wasting disease, according to Dr. Charlie Bahnson, wildlife veterinarian for the Game and Fish Department. All were antlered deer taken from areas previously known to have CWD – six from unit 3F2 and two from 3A1. Bahnson said six of the eight were mule deer, wi...

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Recent Hunting News

Commission hears 2019 elk, bear harvest reports
Commission hears 2019 elk, bear harvest reports

By Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

Arkansas’s bear and elk harvests showed slight declines during the 2019 season, but biologists report that much of the decrease could be attributed to last year’s extremely productive hard mast. According to Myron Means, large c... READ MORE


New deer and moose feeding regulation adopted
New deer and moose feeding regulation adopted

By New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

A new regulation now in effect aims to reduce problems caused by wildlife feeding and establish strict procedures for the use of tick-control devices designed to treat deer. Prohibiting the feeding of wild deer and moose is a best manageme... READ MORE


Comprehensive Conservation Enhancement Act passes
Comprehensive Conservation Enhancement Act passes

By Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation

On Jan. 9, the Senate passed Senate Bill 3051, America's Conservation Enhancement (ACE) Act, by amending the bill into House Resolution 925, the North American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act, which passed the House in late Novembe... READ MORE


1,050 wildlife illegally killed in Utah in 2019
1,050 wildlife illegally killed in Utah in 2019

By Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

Conservation officers reported that 1,050 animals were illegally killed in Utah in 2019, a slight increase from the total number killed the year before. The total combined value of the wildlife that was illegally killed was over $386,000. W... READ MORE


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