Hunting News

2017 deer harvest of 105,544 surpasses 2016 totals

2017 deer harvest of 105,544 surpasses 2016 totals

By Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Hunters reported harvesting 105,544 deer in Iowa during 2017, an increase of more than 4,100 deer from 2016. Iowa’s deer seasons closed on Jan. 10. Most deer were harvested during the two shotgun seasons. Totals for Shotgun 1: 26,546 deer, of which 13,804 were antlerless, 12,742 antlered.  For Shotgun 2: 19,921 deer total, of which 12,326 were...

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Last chance winter turkey season Jan. 18-20

Last chance winter turkey season Jan. 18-20

By Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Hunters who did not bag a turkey during fall turkey season have one more change during winter turkey season Jan. 18-20 statewide. The winter season was established in 2015 to increase turkey hunting opportunities while minimizing conflicts with other seasons. “Wild turkey populations are at all-time highs in many areas,” said Paul Peditto,...

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Recent Hunting News

Roadkill deer tests positive for CWD
Roadkill deer tests positive for CWD

By Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

A roadkill white-tailed deer collected by Parks and Wildlife Department personnel on U.S. Highway 87 between Dalhart and Hartley has tested positive for chronic wasting disease. This marks the first discovery of CWD in a Texas roadkill and... READ MORE


CWD confirmed in three NW Arkansas counties
CWD confirmed in three NW Arkansas counties

By Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

Chronic wasting disease, detected in Arkansas almost two years ago, has been found in three more counties. Four white-tailed deer in Benton, Washington and Sebastian counties recently tested positive for the deadly disease. The deer in Bent... READ MORE


Deer harvest surpasses 200,000 for sixth straight year
Deer harvest surpasses 200,000 for sixth straight year

By Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

With a month and a half left in deer season for archery hunters, Arkansas’s deer harvest already topped the 200,000-mark at the conclusion of the second modern gun youth hunt held Jan. 6-7. This is the sixth straight year Arkansas h... READ MORE


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