Hunting News

New CWD rules restrict import of Tennessee harvested deer

New CWD rules restrict import of Tennessee harvested deer

By Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife

To further safeguard Kentucky’s deer and elk from chronic wasting disease, the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources announced new restrictions Dec. 15 on the importation of deer from Tennessee. Effective immediately, hunters are prohibited from bringing any deer from Tennessee into Kentucky unless the brain and spinal column have been removed fi...

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CWD detected for first time in two counties

CWD detected for first time in two counties

By Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

The presence of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in deer has been detected for the first time in central and north-central Nebraska counties of Valley and Keya Paha. Game and Parks conducted CWD sampling operations at deer check stations in its northwest and north-central deer management units during the 2018 November firearm deer season. Hunters are encourag...

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Recent Hunting News

Results show 9 more deer suspect for CWD
Results show 9 more deer suspect for CWD

By Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks

Test results from CWD surveillance samples taken during the last week of Montana’s general hunting season showed nine more deer to be suspect of chronic wasting disease. South of Billings in Carbon County, two mule deer—a buck a... READ MORE


Hunters harvest 44,572 bucks in traditional firearms season
Hunters harvest 44,572 bucks in traditional firearms season

By West Virginia Division of Natural Resources

Preliminary data collected from the electronic game checking system indicates that deer hunters in West Virginia harvested 44,572 antlered deer during the two-week buck firearms season which ran from Nov. 19 through Dec. 1. According to Gar... READ MORE


2018 fall turkey harvest up 28 percent
2018 fall turkey harvest up 28 percent

By West Virginia Department of Natural Resources

Turkey hunters harvested 1,215 birds during the fall season, according to the Division of Natural Resources. That’s an increase of 28 percent above the 2017 season, and only 4 percent below the five-year average. “Even with the ... READ MORE


Enforcement increases deer carcass surveillance
Enforcement increases deer carcass surveillance

By David Rainer, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Photo: “When you see your local Conservation Enforcement Officer patrolling near a state line, know that what you are actually seeing is the front line in the fight against CWD,” says Matt Weathers, WFF Enforcement chief. &ndash... READ MORE


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