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Ohio Archery Season Coming Soon – Outdoor News Daily

Ohio Archery Season Coming Soon – Outdoor News Daily

COLUMBUS, OH – Hunters will have their first opportunity to pursue white-tailed deer when archery season opens on Saturday, Sept. 29, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Ohio’s 2018-2019 deer seasons include: Archery: Sept. 29, 2018 – Feb. 3, 2019Youth gun: Nov. 17-18, 2018Gun: Nov. 26 –Continue Reading…

Drop-off locations available for Arkansas CWD tests – Outdoor News Daily

Drop-off locations available for Arkansas CWD tests – Outdoor News Daily

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has placed dozens of special drop-off containers for hunters to submit chronic wasting disease samples from their deer this year. Locations of these specially marked coolers and other CWD testing options are available at www.agfc.com/cwd. Biologists and researchers at the AGFCContinue Reading…

2018 Michigan Deer Hunting Forecast – Outdoor News Daily

2018 Michigan Deer Hunting Forecast – Outdoor News Daily

For many years, the DNR has provided a forecast of the upcoming deer seasons. In the 2018 Michigan Deer Hunting Prospects report https://www.michigan.gov/documents/dnr/Deer_Hunting_Prospects_470587_7.pdf, the DNR anticipates a successful year for many deer hunters, with indicators showing deer numbers to be up over last year. Biologists are expecting the number ofContinue Reading…

Minnesota early antlerless-only deer hunting season – Outdoor News Daily

Minnesota early antlerless-only deer hunting season – Outdoor News Daily

Hunters in portions of southeastern Minnesota can once again harvest antlerless deer in an early antlerless-only season from Thursday, Oct. 18, to Sunday, Oct. 21, in deer permit areas 346, 348, 349 and 603 in Fillmore, Houston, Olmsted and Winona counties, according to the Department of Natural Resources. “The goalContinue Reading…

FWP sets special archery deer hunt at Roundup – Outdoor News Daily

FWP sets special archery deer hunt at Roundup – Outdoor News Daily

BILLINGS – Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has scheduled a special archery-only hunt for property in and around Roundup to reduce the number of mule deer in town. Special tags for the hunt go on sale on a first-come first-served basis starting at 5 a.m. Oct. 2, 2018, online orContinue Reading…

New Jersey Public Asked to Be Alert for EHD in Deer – Outdoor News Daily

New Jersey Public Asked to Be Alert for EHD in Deer – Outdoor News Daily

The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife is asking those who are out in the fields and woods of New Jersey at this time of year to be alert for deer that may be affected by Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) and to report any suspected cases to the Division. HemorrhagicContinue Reading…

IDNR Asks Hunters, Landowners to Report Suspected Cases of EHD – Outdoor News Daily

IDNR Asks Hunters, Landowners to Report Suspected Cases of EHD – Outdoor News Daily

SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has received reports of 55 suspected cases of Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) in white-tailed deer so far in 2018, with EHD appearing at low to moderate levels in counties on or near the Illinois River including Fulton, McDonough, Peoria and Putnam.Continue Reading…

Delaware announces expanded deer hunting opportunities – Outdoor News Daily

Delaware announces expanded deer hunting opportunities – Outdoor News Daily

DOVER – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today expanded deer hunting opportunities for the 2018/2019 hunting season. Recent changes in state law substantially increase the number of Sundays when deer can be hunted, and also allow the use of certain straight-wall, pistol-caliber rifles for some deer hunting seasons.Continue Reading…

South Dakota Elk Raffle License Proposed – Outdoor News Daily

South Dakota Elk Raffle License Proposed – Outdoor News Daily

PIERRE, S.D. – In late August, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) received a petition for rule change to establish an elk raffle license that would be valid during the Black Hills elk hunting season. The petition was accepted by the GFP Commission earlier this month in YanktonContinue Reading…

Michigan thumb-area antler restriction public meetings – Outdoor News Daily

Michigan thumb-area antler restriction public meetings – Outdoor News Daily

The Thumb Hunters for APRs organization will host two public meetings to explain and answer questions about its proposal for new deer antler point restrictions (APRs) for Huron, Lapeer, Sanilac, St. Clair and Tuscola counties. The meetings will take place: Monday, Sept. 24, at 6:30 p.m. at Yale High School,Continue Reading…