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CWD Deer Found In Minnesota

The affected animal was shot by a hunter last November near Pine Island in southeast Minnesota, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). CWD is fatal to deer, elk and moose but is not yet known to impact human health. A preliminary screening test strongly suggests the deer...


Miller/Coors Pours For Whitetails

Hunting season purchases of Miller High Life and Miller High Life Light throughout Wisconsin benefited Whitetails Unlimited with a $50,000 donation, which will advance programs such as WTU's Project POLITE, Whitetail Watch, and Comprehensive Deer Management, along with WTU's mission of education, conservation, and the preservation of an American tradition...


New WI State Archery Record Whitetail

The buck, taken Nov. 2 on an old Christmas tree farm, was officially scored Saturday in Berlin. The rack measured 187 5/8 inches, three-eighths of an inch more than a buck killed by Barry Rose in Dunn County. Rose's buck had held the state record since 2006. "I'm shaking all...


Indiana Deer Hunt Report 2010

Volunteer hunters took 1,689 deer during special controlled hunts at 16 state parks in November, according to Mike Mycroft, chief of natural resources for the DNR Division of State Parks and Reservoirs. A full report is available at http://www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/files/sp-DeerRMRR.pdf . The controlled hunts were Nov. 15-16 and Nov. 29-30, at...


New Deer Rules For Indiana Sportsman

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has unveiled a new package of recommended changes to deer hunting rules that will be presented to the Natural Resources Commission at its Jan. 11 meeting at Fort Harrison State Park in Indianapolis. The recommendations were developed after the NRC withdrew its preliminary approval...


VT Deer Take 2010 Results

WATERBURY, VT -- The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department has received about 95 percent of deer harvest reports from big game reporting stations. Earlier reports suggested that the 2010 deer harvest would be lower. Harvest reports received by the department now indicate the total deer harvest from youth, archery, rifle...


Girls Hoops Team Takes Time Off For Deer Hunting

If the members of Ravenna’s girls basketball team score as many points on the court as they do in the woods, the Bulldogs will have a successful season. Bill Stone, Ravenna’s first-year head coach, really had no choice when players Ashley Beahan, Brooke Haan, Morgan Kantola, Racheal Shavalier and Samantha...


Piebald Kill Leads To Fine For Former OK Lawmaker

"I was happy as a lark," Harrison said. "I took it to the taxidermist and called the local newspaper. A McAlester News-Capital reporter came and took a picture." The kill was featured in the paper. And then Harrison got a call from a friend - who is also a game...


OH Hunters Donate 104K Lbs. of Venison!

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio deer hunters have donated more than 104,100 pounds of venison to local food banks so far this deer season, according to Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry (FHFH) and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Wildlife. “I am happy to see this program...


Helicopter Deer Recon in CO

LAMAR, CO -- The Colorado Division of Wildlife is advising residents and hunters in the state's southeastern counties that biologists will be using a low-flying helicopter to conduct annual aerial deer surveys Colorado in the coming weeks. Flight dates are weather-dependent, but generally, the flights will start around December 15...


Changes in FL Deer Take Reporting

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) directed its staff on Wednesday to advertise new rule proposals requiring all hunters to tag harvested white-tailed deer and report the harvest to the FWC. However, the commissioners directed staff to provide a menu of options regarding exempt hunters, showing how those...


OH Deer Results

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio hunters had near ideal weather for the opening day of deer-gun season. Hunters took 37,805 white-tailed deer on Monday, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. The deer-gun season remains open through Sunday, December 5, and then reopens for two days...


Nebraska's November To Remember--New Record Deer Take

LINCOLN, NE -- Nebraska's November firearm deer harvest set a record this fall, rising 18 percent over last year, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The 2010 November firearm deer harvest was 63,300, compared to 53,767 in 2009. Most of the increase is from antlerless white-tailed deer harvest,...


Kansas Deer Hunters Feed The Hungry

TONGANOXIE, KS -- With the help of hunters, meat processors, and private donors, Kansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry (KSHFH) annually provides thousands of meals to those in need. Just one deer can feed nearly 200 hungry people in the state. In 2009, 1,010 deer were donated through KSHFH, providing nearly...


NE Monster Buck May Be New Record!

Really. The safest place for the mount of the white-tailed deer he shot last week could be a local bank. Petrzilka bagged a potential Nebraska state record whitetail if preliminary measurements of the deer's antlers hold up. It's also is in line to rank at least No. 6 on the...


GA Fights Hunger One Deer At A Time!

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA -- Since 1993, hunters have been bringing meat to the tables of those in need through the Georgia Hunters for the Hungry program. This successful program continues to provide opportunities during hunting season for hunters to share their harvest with those in need. Currently, hunters can donate...


Aging / Weighing Deer Tools At PA Game Commission Website

HARRISBURG, PA -- Two questions many hunters want to know about a deer they harvest is how old is it and much does it weigh. The Pennsylvania Game Commission, through its website, is offering some free tools to guide hunters in determining the answer to these two questions. To help...


Buck Dead By Lawn Ornament

Courtesy the La Crosse Tribune A seven-point buck lost a fight with a 640-pound concrete elk lawn ornament in the backyard of Mark and Carol Brye's home in Viroqua , WI last week. The buck was apparently sparring with the lawn ornament. Mark Brye, 58, couldnt help but laugh about...


Newsworthy "Video-Your-Hunt" Product

San Diego, CA -- EPIC expands its line of wearable adventure cameras with their new EPIC 1080. With the ability to record in stunning 1920x1080 High definition, the EPIC 1080 captures all the action of the hunt with sharp, high-resolution video and crisp, clear audio. The 168º wide-angle lens brings...


OH Archers In Full Draw Mode!

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio bow hunters killed 49,384 deer during the first six weeks of the state's archery season. According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Wildlife, this year's early archery season harvest is 8 percent lower than last year's kill of 53,959 deer. Pursuing deer...


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