Hunting News

CWD detected in new areas

CWD detected in new areas

By South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks

Chronic wasting disease (CWD) was recently confirmed in the counties of Butte, Corson and Haakon in western South Dakota, from samples provided by hunters. One male white-tail deer from both Butte and Corson counties tested positive, while two male mule deer tested positive from Haakon County. Twelve counties in South Dakota are now known to be infected ...

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Decreased participation in hunting, angling hurts conservation of all species

Decreased participation in hunting, angling hurts conservation of all species

By Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

Although most Arkansans hold “The Natural State” motto near to their hearts, a continued decline in hunting and angling has Commissioners and staff at the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission concerned that funding for natural resource management is in jeopardy. A recent article in the Washington Post highlighted the downward trend in hunting and ...

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Recent Hunting News

Hunters harvest nearly 80,000 deer for 2019-2020
Hunters harvest nearly 80,000 deer for 2019-2020

By Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Deer hunters harvested 79,457 deer during the combined archery, firearms, and muzzleloader seasons, from Sept. 6, 2019 through Jan. 31, 2020. The final harvest numbers are higher than the previous season. The statewide harvest included 29,... READ MORE


Hunters register 3,792 turkeys in fall season
Hunters register 3,792 turkeys in fall season

By Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Wisconsin hunters registered 3,792 birds during the fall 2019 wild turkey season. The 74,775 harvest authorizations issued for the 2019 fall season, was an increase of 860 from 2018. Of those sold in 2019, 70,084 were awarded a fall turkey ... READ MORE


Hemorrhagic disease affects harvest total of 94,000 deer
Hemorrhagic disease affects harvest total of 94,000 deer

By Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Hunters reported harvesting nearly 94,000 deer during Iowa’s 2019-2020 hunting seasons, which is a decline from 2018-19 when hunters reported nearly 108,000 deer. Wildlife experts say while there are a number of factors that likely co... READ MORE


Record low yearling-buck harvest result noted in QDMA’s 2020 Whitetail Report
Record low yearling-buck harvest result noted in QDMA’s 2020 Whitetail Report

By The Quality Deer Management Association

The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) has released its 12th annual Whitetail Report, a comprehensive update on the status of white-tailed deer including deer harvest trends through the 2018-19 season, the most recent hunting season... READ MORE


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