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 and a doe—and a white-tailed buck from CWD-positive areas showed suspect for the disease. Along the Hi-Line, thre...

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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 Gary Foster, assistant chief of Game Management, the top 10 counties for buck harvest in 2018 were Randolph (1,685), Pres...

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Recent Hunting News

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


Hunters take 144 alligators during 2018 seasons
Hunters take 144 alligators during 2018 seasons

By Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Alabama hunters harvested 144 alligators during the 2018 seasons, with the heaviest weighing in at 700 pounds. A total of 260 tags were issued in the four hunting zones. John Herthum of Montgomery took the 700-pound gator that measured 11 f... READ MORE


Spring turkey applications accepted until Dec. 27
Spring turkey applications accepted until Dec. 27

By Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

Even though snow has barely touched the ground in some areas in Utah, the state's turkey hunters are already preparing for next spring. To hunt turkeys on limited-entry units in Utah next spring, applications must be submitted no later than... READ MORE


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