Hunting News

Hunters take 34,412 deer in firearm season

Hunters take 34,412 deer in firearm season

By Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Maryland hunters reported taking 34,412 deer during the state’s most popular hunt, the two-week firearm season. The total was similar to last year’s official harvest of 35,002. More than 4,000 deer were taken on the two Sundays during the season, more than 10 percent of the total take during the two-week season. “Deer hunters enjoyed good...

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‘Like a Sasquatch!’ Extremely rare black fawn emerges from shadows, joined by albino

‘Like a Sasquatch!’ Extremely rare black fawn emerges from shadows, joined by albino

By Tammy Grubb | The Herald-Sun

PITTSBORO, NC—Leonard Raleigh thought it was just a shadow when he saw the solid black white-tailed deer fawn standing off the side of U.S. 64 Business. His wife first noticed the young fawn standing with an older white-tailed doe and an albino fawn as they were driving by, looking for something to do after Hurricane Harvey knocked out their power in...

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Recent Hunting News

Jan. 1 changes to permanent hunting, fishing, trapping licenses
Jan. 1 changes to permanent hunting, fishing, trapping licenses

By Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department

Hunters, anglers and trappers are being reminded changes to permanent licenses go into effect starting January 1, 2018. A permanent license is currently available free to Vermont residents 70 or older. Beginning January 1, a resident 66 or ... READ MORE


Test results show no new outbreaks of CWD in wild deer
Test results show no new outbreaks of CWD in wild deer

By Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

No chronic wasting disease has been detected more than 11,000 precautionary samples from deer hunters harvested this fall in north-central, central and southeastern Minnesota. “This is good news for Minnesota,” said Lou Cornice... READ MORE


Firearm preliminary harvest totals 80,021 deer
Firearm preliminary harvest totals 80,021 deer

By Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Hunters harvested a preliminary total of 80,021 deer during the seven-day Illinois firearm deer season that concluded Dec. 3. The 2017 preliminary harvest total compares to the final total of 79,559 deer harvested during the 2016 firearm s... READ MORE


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