Hunting News

Harvest total shows 15% increase with fewer hunters

Harvest total shows 15% increase with fewer hunters

By Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Preliminary deer harvest numbers show 103,623 deer were registered statewide during the opening weekend of the 2022 gun deer hunt, compared to the 90,023 registered for the same period in 2021. This is a 15.1% increase over 2021 and is on par with the average opening weekend harvest. A total of 56,638 bucks were registered on opening weekend, compared to 4...

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9,515 deer harvested in youth season

9,515 deer harvested in youth season

By Ohio Department of Natural Resources

The two-day special youth hunting season concluded with 9,515 deer harvested on Nov. 19 and 20, according to the (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. Each fall, hunters 17 and younger take to the woods with a nonhunting adult for a special weekend of deer gun hunting. “Sharing a love and appreciation for Ohio’s wildlife with the next generation is one ...

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Recent Hunting News

Young hunters harvest 2,881 deer in late season
Young hunters harvest 2,881 deer in late season

By Missouri Department of Conservation

Young hunters ages 6 to 15 harvested 2,881 deer during Missouri’s late youth portion of the 2022 deer hunting season, Nov. 25-27. Of the 2,881 deer harvested, 1,302 were antlered bucks, 322 were button bucks, and 1,257 were does. Top ... READ MORE


52,000 deer taken in first firearm season weekend
52,000 deer taken in first firearm season weekend

By Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Hunters in Illinois harvested a preliminary total of 52,354 deer during the first weekend of the firearm deer season Nov. 18-20. Hunters took 48,964 deer during the first firearm weekend in 2021. Illinois’ seven-day firearm deer seas... READ MORE


ADCNR, Buckmasters Share-the-Hunt kicks off Nov. 19
ADCNR, Buckmasters Share-the-Hunt kicks off Nov. 19

By David Rainer | Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Photo: Alabama deer hunters 19 and older can Share the Hunt and possibly win a hunt with Jackie Bushman. The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ (ADCNR) Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division is teaming... READ MORE


Mandatory CWD testing dates set for Lauderdale, Colbert counties
Mandatory CWD testing dates set for Lauderdale, Colbert counties

By Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Under Alabama’s Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Management Zone Regulation (220-2-.167), all deer harvested in the High-Risk Zone and the Buffer Zone of the state’s CWD Management Zone (CMZ) must be submitted for CWD testing durin... READ MORE


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