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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 the first case in a Texas Panhandle whitetail. “The roadkill was found along the border between the current CWD...

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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 Benton County were a 2 1/2-year-old doe near Decatur and a 5 1/2-year-old doe near Springtown. The Sebastian County deer w...

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Recent Hunting News

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


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 Coun... 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... READ MORE


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