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CWD positive deer found in Gibson, McNairy Counties; Carroll County high-risk

CWD positive deer found in Gibson, McNairy Counties; Carroll County high-risk

By Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

Gibson and McNairy County are now positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD) after confirmation through multiple tests from hunter harvested deer. These results change the CWD status of both counties from high-risk to positive and make Carroll County high-risk because of the proximity to the new positive deer.  As a result, carcass transport, fe...

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187,967 deer taken in firearms season; 3,477 deer taken in late youth portion

187,967 deer taken in firearms season; 3,477 deer taken in late youth portion

By Missouri Department of Conservation

Preliminary data shows deer hunters in Missouri harvested 187,967 deer during the November portion of firearms deer season, Nov. 13-23. Of the 187,967 deer harvested, 101,501 were antlered bucks, 16,435 were button bucks, and 70,031 were does. Top harvest counties were Franklin with 4,144 deer harvested, Texas with 4,050, and Howell with 3,244. In 2020, hu...

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Recent Hunting News

Organizations advise testing deer for CWD before consuming
Organizations advise testing deer for CWD before consuming

By Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Hunters are encouraged to get their deer tested for chronic wasting disease (CWD) before consuming venison. As a precaution, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), Centers for Disease Control and World Health Organization recomm... READ MORE


694 turkeys harvested, a 21% drop for fall turkey season
694 turkeys harvested, a 21% drop for fall turkey season

By Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Ohio hunters checked 694 wild turkeys during the 2021 fall hunting season The 2021 fall season was open in 70 counties from Saturday, Oct. 9 to Sunday, Nov. 28. The top 10 counties for wild turkeys taken during the fall 2021 hunting season ... READ MORE


Youth hunters take 7,634 deer in 2-day season
Youth hunters take 7,634 deer in 2-day season

By Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Ohio’s young hunters harvested 7,634 deer during the two-day youth gun season Nov. 20-21. The weekend season was open to all hunters aged 17 and under who were also accompanied by a nonhunting adult. The top 10 counties for deer taken... READ MORE


Hunters reminded to report antlerless season harvests
Hunters reminded to report antlerless season harvests

By Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Hunters are reminded to report their harvests during the upcoming antlerless deer season Nov. 25-28. Mandatory reporting is required for any antlerless deer harvested during the four-day doe season, along with any antlerless deer harvested ... READ MORE


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