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GFP to Host Open Houses on Chronic Wasting Disease – Outdoor News Daily

GFP to Host Open Houses on Chronic Wasting Disease – Outdoor News Daily

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks will host public open houses to provide information and awareness on Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in deer and elk herds within the state. “The department is developing a draft action plan outlining the state’s approach to slowing the spread ofContinue Reading…

New CWD-positive deer in Crow Wing County and southeastern Minnesota – Outdoor News Daily

New CWD-positive deer in Crow Wing County and southeastern Minnesota – Outdoor News Daily

The Department of Natural Resources has confirmed chronic wasting disease (CWD) in a wild deer in Crow Wing County. This test result marks the first time in Minnesota the fatal neurological disease has been found in a wild deer outside of the southeastern part of the state. Previous discoveries ofContinue Reading…

Maryland Hunters Harvest 77,000 Deer during 2018-2019 Season – Outdoor News Daily

Maryland Hunters Harvest 77,000 Deer during 2018-2019 Season – Outdoor News Daily

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reported today that deer hunters harvested 77,382 deer during the combined archery, firearms and muzzleloader seasons, from Sept. 7, 2018, through Jan. 31, 2019. The statewide harvest included 29,699 antlered and 44,249 antlerless white-tailed deer; and 1,609 antlered and 1,825 antlerless sika deer. TheContinue Reading…

Tennessee CWD Deer Sampling Successful – Outdoor News Daily

Tennessee CWD Deer Sampling Successful – Outdoor News Daily

NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced its initial chronic wasting disease (CWD) response efforts were successful in the Agency sampling more than 2,700 deer for the disease in the CWD Management Zone with the assistance of hunters. “Thanks to the cooperation of hunters and efforts by AgencyContinue Reading…

Ohio Hunters Harvest more than 172,000 Deer during 2018-2019 Season – Outdoor News Daily

Ohio Hunters Harvest more than 172,000 Deer during 2018-2019 Season – Outdoor News Daily

COLUMBUS, OH – Hunters checked 172,040 white-tailed deer throughout Ohio’s 2018-2019 deer season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Last year, 186,247 deer were checked during the 2017-2018 season. The ODNR Division of Wildlife remains committed to properly managing Ohio’s deer populations. The goal of Ohio’s DeerContinue Reading…

Online applications for 2019 pronghorn, elk hunts due Tuesday – Outdoor News Daily

Online applications for 2019 pronghorn, elk hunts due Tuesday – Outdoor News Daily

PHOENIX – Only a few days remain to apply online for 2019 hunt permit-tags issued through the draw process for pronghorn and elk. All online applications must be received by the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) no later than 11:59 p.m. (Arizona time) Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. To applyContinue Reading…

Herd of elk raising concern near Rexburg/Sugar City – Outdoor News Daily

Herd of elk raising concern near Rexburg/Sugar City – Outdoor News Daily

On Feb. 4 a herd of about 100 elk wandered into a rural area between Sugar City and Rexburg. The elk have been easily sighted from both Highway 20 and Highway 33 and are a cause for concern to passing motorists. Madison County Sherriff’s office and Idaho Fish and GameContinue Reading…

March Rack Madness Free Scoring Event Returning – Outdoor News Daily

March Rack Madness Free Scoring Event Returning – Outdoor News Daily

For the third year, March Rack Madness is returning bigger and better than ever. The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation will host this free public event from 1 to 8 p.m. March 5 at the newly renovated headquarters, 1801 N. Lincoln in Oklahoma City. This year’s event will feature prizesContinue Reading…

March Rack Madness Free Scoring Event Returning Bigger and Better – Outdoor News Daily

March Rack Madness Free Scoring Event Returning Bigger and Better – Outdoor News Daily

Another Oklahoma deer hunting season has ended, and plenty of hunters might be feeling sad. ­Why not trade some sadness for some Madness?! For the third year, March Rack Madness is returning bigger and better than ever. The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation will host this free public event fromContinue Reading…

Mule deer surveys begin over Tex Creek in Eastern Idaho – Outdoor News Daily

Mule deer surveys begin over Tex Creek in Eastern Idaho – Outdoor News Daily

Beginning Jan. 31 through Feb. 9 biologists with the Idaho Fish and Game will be counting mule deer in game management units 66, 66A, 69, 71, 72 and 76. Biologists will utilize low flying helicopters to systematically spot and count the animals. “I am particularly excited to see what’s happeningContinue Reading…