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15 new cases of CWD found in nearly 18,400 deer tested

15 new cases of CWD found in nearly 18,400 deer tested

By Missouri Department of Conservation

The Department of Conservation reports 15 free-ranging Missouri deer have tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD) out of the nearly 18,400 test results received so far for the season. The 15 new cases consist of 1 from Cedar County from a hunter-harvested adult buck; 3 from Franklin County from hunter-harvested adult bucks; 1 from Jeffer... READ MORE

Harvest of 108,160 deer reflects slight decrease

Harvest of 108,160 deer reflects slight decrease

By West Virginia Division of Natural Resources

Preliminary counts indicate hunters harvested 108,160 white-tailed deer in West Virginia during the 2017 seasons. The annual harvest was 4 percent below the 2016 harvest of 112,384 deer, and 15 percent below the five-year average of 127,803. A breakdown of the combined 2017 deer seasons reveals 44,127 bucks were harvested during the traditional buc... READ MORE

15,949 deer taken in 2017 season, highest since 2002

15,949 deer taken in 2017 season, highest since 2002

By Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department

Preliminary numbers show 15,949 deer were taken during Vermont’s 2017 deer hunting seasons. Reports from big game check stations indicate hunters had successful deer seasons in 2017, taking 3,585 deer in archery season, 1,461 in youth season, 7,272 in rifle season, and 3,631 in muzzleloader season. The 15,949 deer brought home by hunters yie... READ MORE

Multispecies lottery permit applications accepted

Multispecies lottery permit applications accepted

By Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

Applications are now being taken for multispecies Super Tag and Combo lottery permits. The Super Tag lottery permit will be valid for one elk of either sex, one antelope of either sex, one deer of either sex, and two turkeys (only toms and bearded hens may be taken in the spring). One permit will be authorized for residents only, and one permit wi... READ MORE

Hunters harvest 10,025 deer with alternative-methods

Hunters harvest 10,025 deer with alternative-methods

By Missouri Department of Conservation

Preliminary data shows deer hunters in Missouri harvested 10,025 deer during the alternative-methods portion of the fall firearms deer season which ran Dec. 23 to Jan. 2. During the alternative methods-portion, hunters may use muzzle-loading firearms, centerfire pistols, air-powered guns, bows, crossbows or atlatls. Of the total harvest, 2,827 wer... READ MORE

DNR to begin deer migration study in Upper Peninsula

DNR to begin deer migration study in Upper Peninsula

By Michigan Department of Natural Resources

The Department of Natural Resources will soon begin capturing and collaring white-tailed deer in the western Upper Peninsula as part of a multi-year study to quantify movement patterns of deer, especially migration between winter and summer ranges. Completing the study will provide wildlife managers with valuable information needed if chronic wast... READ MORE

Savage AccuFit

Savage AccuFit

By Savage Arms

Savage’s legendary Model 110 rifles just went under the knife. First, the iconic firearm manufacturer gave the storied series an extreme makeover that includes a fresh look. Next came the launch of the all-new user-adjustable AccuFit system, which allows shooters to customize fit to make the most of their rifle's accuracy potential - without ... READ MORE

Looking for an Edge?

Looking for an Edge?

By Realtree

Realtree launches new camo pattern for 2018. Camo pattern leader Realtree introduces its most pioneering pattern to date: Realtree EDGE. This new pattern embraces distinctive qualities designed to disrupt the human form while sticking to its roots by offering realistic natural elements that ensure unmatched concealment. “The new Realtree EDG... READ MORE

Deer harvest numbers rise as bear, turkey numbers drop

Deer harvest numbers rise as bear, turkey numbers drop

By New Hampshire Fish and Game Department

The unofficial deer harvest for New Hampshire’s 2017 hunting season was 12,269. The harvest was up 15 percent from the 2016 final harvest of 10,675 deer, and 13 percent above the 20-year average of 10,934 deer. Based on this estimate, the 2017 total represents the second highest number of deer taken in the last nine years.  Deer hunting ... READ MORE

Firearm deer season reopens Jan. 5

Firearm deer season reopens Jan. 5

By Maryland Department of Natural Resource

Additional hunting opportunities begin Jan. 5 in Deer Management Region B during the winter portion of the firearm deer hunting season. Region B includes all the state but its westernmost counties. Hunters with a valid hunting license may use firearms to harvest sika and white-tailed deer during this season. The season is open Jan. 5 and 6 in all ... READ MORE

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