Hunting News

Final deer, turkey harvest numbers reported

Final deer, turkey harvest numbers reported

By Missouri Department of Conservation

The 2018-2019 deer-hunting season ended Jan. 15 with the Missouri Department of Conservation reporting a preliminary total harvest of 290,339 deer. Of the deer harvested, 136,776 were antlered bucks, 30,116 were button bucks, and 123,447 were does. Top counties for the overall season were Franklin with 5,826 deer harvested, Callaway with 5,545, and Howell...

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Biologists seek assistance to locate black bear dens

Biologists seek assistance to locate black bear dens

By New York Department of Environmental Conservation

This winter, wildlife biologists are seeking the public's help to learn about new black bear dens throughout New York. As part of the ongoing monitoring of black bears in New York, wildlife biologists periodically check on black bears during the winter den season. New York hikers and hunters typically cover countless miles of wooded terrain each year. Biol...

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Recent Hunting News

$100,000 available in deer habitat improvement grants
$100,000 available in deer habitat improvement grants

By Michigan Department of Natural Resources

March 1 will be the deadline to apply in deer habitat improvement grant funding in the Upper Peninsula. Groups eligible for a portion of the total of $100,000 in grant funding include organizations with a formal mission to promote wildlife ... READ MORE


Testing confirms 14 CWD positive deer
Testing confirms 14 CWD positive deer

By Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Fourteen tissue samples from wild Iowa deer tested positive for chronic wasting disease, bringing the total deer testing positive in Iowa to 44. Results are not yet in on follow-up tests for two suspect samples that could raise the total p... READ MORE


New self-service CWD sampling stations now open
New self-service CWD sampling stations now open

By Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Alabama’s Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) has deployed six self-service Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) sampling stations in north Alabama as part of its increased CWD sampling surveillance efforts in the state. The... READ MORE


Hunters harvest 31,000 deer in firearms season
Hunters harvest 31,000 deer in firearms season

By Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Hunters report taking 31,588 deer during Maryland’s most popular hunt, the two-week firearms season. Although the antlered deer total increased from last year, the total was eight percent lower than last year’s official ha... READ MORE


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