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Montana Elk & Deer Application Deadline Now March 15
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Along with the new March 15 deadline to apply for 2012 deer and elk hunting permits, the new streamlined eight-page application packet—that contains all the information residents need to apply— is now available at all license providers, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks offices and online at fwp.mt.gov
Three More Cases of CWD Confirmed In Kansas
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Samples from three white-tailed bucks taken during this year’s hunting season were confirmed positive for CWD in tests completed in early February. Counties where the deer were taken include Wallace (new county of detection), Decatur, and Rawlins.
Kansas Monster Buck Classic Leads To Poaching Suspect's Arrest
Monday, February 13, 2012
The Kansas Monster Buck Classic featured a Monster Buck Contest, open to all Kansas residents, in which hunters could enter officially-scored bucks. Fortunately for all law-abiding hunters, the contest helped expose the suspected illegal shooting of a big buck.
Record Year For Big Bucks In Mississippi
Sunday, February 12, 2012
A record number of trophy sized bucks were taken in Mississippi this season. Wildlife officials believe this bumper crop of giants is due to a warm spring & good management practices.
Ohio Deer Harvest Down 8% From Last Season
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife announced that 219,698 deer were taken during Ohio's 2011-12 hunting season, compared to 239,379 in the 2010-11 season
Texas Considers Expanding Deer Hunting Opportunities
Monday, February 6, 2012
TPWD staff recommended an open season for deer in Dallas, Collin, Rockwall and Galveston counties during a presentation to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission’s Regulations Committee.
Hunter Exposed To Rabies While Field Dressing Deer
Sunday, February 5, 2012
Pennsylvania Game Commission officials today announced that a Lancaster County hunter has undergone post-exposure rabies shots after harvesting and field dressing a deer on Jan. 20, in Valley Township, Chester County, that ultimately tested positive for rabies.