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South Dakota Deer Licenses Reduced, Refunds Offered
Thursday, September 27, 2012
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department has been monitoring die-offs of white-tailed deer across portions of the state and must make adjustments to some West River deer hunting units.
West Virginia Big Buck Contest Kicks Off With Season Opener
Friday, September 21, 2012
The September 29 opening of the bowhunting season for deer also marks the beginning of the annual West Virginia Big Buck Contest. Antlered deer taken between September 29 and December 31, 2012, are eligible to be scored and entered.
EHD Confirmed In Wisconsin Deer
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
State wildlife officials have confirmed that tissue samples submitted from deer found dead in Columbia and Rock counties have tested positive for Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease, or EHD.
EHD Confirmed in Ohio Deer Herd
Sunday, September 16, 2012
Ohio wildlife and animal health officials have confirmed localized outbreaks of EHD in eight Ohio counties including Ashtabula, Columbiana, Geauga, Holmes, Paulding, Portage, Ross and Summit.
Drought Conditions Affecting Pronghorn
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Due to the severe drought conditions, wildlife managers with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department are warning people that there will be losses to wildlife even with a somewhat mild winter.
EHD Confirmed In New Jersey Deer
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife has recently confirmed Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) as the cause of death in a deer in Salem County. Other possible cases have been reported in Cape May, Gloucester and Camden counties.
Minnesota Adds More Acreage To Walk In Access Program
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Hunters heading to southwestern Minnesota will have access to an additional 6,000 acres of hunting land this fall, as the Walk-In Access program grows to more than 15,000 acres, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Illinois Passes Crossbow Bill
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Illinois became the 25th state in the country to allow crossbows in some manner for use in archery hunting seasons with the passage of House Bill 4819.
Nebraska Deer Affected By EHD
Monday, August 20, 2012
Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease continues to kill deer over much of Nebraska, spreading from the Missouri River to as far west as Garden County.