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More than 60,000 Deer Checked During Ohio’s Weeklong Gun Season – Outdoor News Daily

More than 60,000 Deer Checked During Ohio’s Weeklong Gun Season – Outdoor News Daily

COLUMBUS, OH – Despite enduring some poor weather, hunters in Ohio checked 60,557 white-tailed deer during the 2018 weeklong deer-gun season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Last year, hunters checked 72,814 deer over the same period. Ohio’s deer-gun hunting season remains a tradition enjoyed by thousandsContinue Reading…

TFWC Summary of Deer Management Plan – Outdoor News Daily

TFWC Summary of Deer Management Plan – Outdoor News Daily

NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s five-year strategic deer management plan was presented during the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission’s final meeting of 2018. The two-day meeting concluded Friday at the TWRA’s Region II Ray Bell Building in the Ellington Agricultural Center. The strategic deer management plan has sixContinue Reading…

Commission adopts urban deer pilot program rules, groundfish regulations – Outdoor News Daily

Commission adopts urban deer pilot program rules, groundfish regulations – Outdoor News Daily

SALEM, Ore. — At their meeting in Salem today, the Fish and Wildlife Commission approved rules for a new urban deer control program for cities experiencing problems from high urban deer populations. The rules are based on SB 373 passed by the 2017 Oregon Legislature, which called for the developmentContinue Reading…

Hunters in Illinois Harvest Preliminary Total of 80,896 Deer – Outdoor News Daily

Hunters in Illinois Harvest Preliminary Total of 80,896 Deer – Outdoor News Daily

SPRINGFIELD, IL – A preliminary total of 80,896 deer were taken by hunters during the seven-day Illinois Firearm Deer Season that concluded on Sunday, Dec. 2. The 2018 preliminary harvest total compares to the final total of 80,117 deer harvested during the firearm season in 2017. The preliminary harvest forContinue Reading…

Maryland Muzzleloader Season for Deer Reopens Dec. 15 – Outdoor News Daily

Maryland Muzzleloader Season for Deer Reopens Dec. 15 – Outdoor News Daily

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced today that the second segment of the muzzleoader deer hunting season opens Dec. 15 and runs through Dec. 29, 2018. Hunters may use muzzleloading firearms to harvest sika and white-tailed deer during this season. “The late muzzleloader season is a great time forContinue Reading…

MDC reports 6,585 deer harvested during antlerless portion – Outdoor News Daily

MDC reports 6,585 deer harvested during antlerless portion – Outdoor News Daily

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 6,585 deer during the antlerless portion of the fall firearms deer season, Nov. 30 – Dec. 2. Top harvest counties were Callaway with 261, Osage with 201, and Pike withContinue Reading…

Hunters Brave the Elements on First Day of Ohio’s Deer-Gun Season – Outdoor News Daily

Hunters Brave the Elements on First Day of Ohio’s Deer-Gun Season – Outdoor News Daily

Hunters checked 13,614 white-tailed deer on Monday, Nov. 26, the opening day of Ohio’s deer-gun hunting season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). There is still time to get out and enjoy Ohio’s deer-gun season, which remains open through Sunday, Dec. 2. Two additional days of deer-gunContinue Reading…

New Harvest Record Set for Kentucky Modern Gun Deer Season – Outdoor News Daily

New Harvest Record Set for Kentucky Modern Gun Deer Season – Outdoor News Daily

FRANKFORT, Ky. — A record 106,797 deer were taken over Kentucky’s 16-day modern gun season that concluded Nov. 25, topping the previous record from 2015 by almost 1,400 deer. “We anticipated an increase in harvest for the season due to several changes in deer regulations implemented earlier this year,” saidContinue Reading…

MDC finds first case of CWD in southwest Missouri – Outdoor News Daily

MDC finds first case of CWD in southwest Missouri – Outdoor News Daily

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports that a young buck harvested in Stone County in early November has tested positive for the deadly deer disease — chronic wasting disease (CWD). According to MDC, this is the first detection of CWD in Stone County and theContinue Reading…

Third CWD Positive Deer Confirmed in Mississippi Near Louisiana Border – Outdoor News Daily

Third CWD Positive Deer Confirmed in Mississippi Near Louisiana Border – Outdoor News Daily

A third deer in Mississippi has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD), according to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks (MDWFP). The 2-year-old doe was harvested in Issaquena County this month, six miles north of where the first deer with CWD was discovered Jan. 25, 2018. TheContinue Reading…