Hunting News

Survey program looking for a few good turkey hunters

Survey program looking for a few good turkey hunters

By South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

The Big Game Program is inviting dedicated hunters who hunt turkeys in South Carolina to participate in periodic online surveys. The information hunters provide will help the Big Game Program better understand the experiences, techniques and factors of success for wild turkey hunters in South Carolina. It will also help biologists learn more about hunters...

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Number of CWD samples for 2018 surveillance increases

Number of CWD samples for 2018 surveillance increases

By Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

There were 1,060 white-tailed deer that tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Wisconsin during the 2018 surveillance year from April 1 through March 31. This compares to 597 that tested positive during the 2017 surveillance year; however, state wildlife heath officials say the number of deer tested in 2018 was double that of 2017. More than...

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Recent Hunting News

Antlerless hunting opportunities expand for 2019-20
Antlerless hunting opportunities expand for 2019-20

By Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

White-tailed deer hunters in 41 Texas counties in the Blackland Prairies and Post Oak Savannah ecoregions will see expanded opportunities to take antlerless deer during the 2019-20 season, following changes adopted by the Texas Parks and Wi... READ MORE


Biologists find deer survival is good statewide
Biologists find deer survival is good statewide

By Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

While winters with heavy snow can be hard on deer and other big game animals, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources biologists report adult deer survival is currently at 92 percent statewide. Biologists typically track deer survival rates fro... READ MORE


Youth hunters harvest 2,540 turkeys
Youth hunters harvest 2,540 turkeys

By Missouri Department of Conservation

Young turkey hunters in Missouri harvested 2,540 turkeys during the 2019 spring youth season, April 6 and 7. According to preliminary data, top harvest counties were Franklin with 61 turkeys harvested, Laclede with 56, and Texas with 52. Wa... READ MORE


Deer harvest up 12 percent; no evidence of CWD
Deer harvest up 12 percent; no evidence of CWD

By New York Department of Environmental Conservation

Hunters in New York harvested an estimated 227,787 deer during the 2018-19 hunting seasons, approximately 12 percent more than the previous season. The estimated deer take included 114,402 antlerless deer and 113,385 antlered bucks. Statew... READ MORE


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