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Wisconsin’s County Deer Advisory Councils (CDACs) have released their recommendations for 2016 Deer Season!

Help shape the 2016 deer season in your county!
The County Deer Advisory Councils (CDACs) have released their recommendations for 2016 antlerless deer harvest quotas, permit levels and season structure.  Now is your chance to review these recommendations and provide feedback to help your county council finalize them.
Review recommendations for any county you are interested in and provide your […]

Arkansas is searching for additional deer with CWD (Chronic Wasting Disease)

LITTLE ROCK – With 56 confirmed cases of chronic wasting disease found in northern Arkansas so far, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is widening its search to determine if it is in other parts of the state.

“Our first phase of CWD surveillance focused on determining disease prevalence rate,” said Cory Gray, AGFC deer program coordinator. “Once all samples have been received, we should be able to calculate prevalence rate for our survey area.”

The final results from the AGFC’s original testing phase […]

Understanding Deer Mineral and how to use it!

The first thing I want to be clear on is that I don’t have a PHD in deer nutrition or anything. I am just a very avid deer hunter who has put in hundreds if not thousands of hours learning and studying minerals and nutrition and how they affect deer.  I have however picked the brains of deer vets, biologists and animal nutritionists I have come to know, to get their opinions and thoughts on deer minerals. Even to this day I still learn more how minerals work together […]

Antlers and wildlife assets to be sold at Arizona’s Outdoor Expo!

PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Department’s annual sale of wildlife assets will take place April 2-3 at the 2016 Outdoor Expo at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility, a change in venue from the International Sportsmen’s Expo (ISE) set for March 10-13 at WestWorld of Scottsdale.

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The Wildlife Assets Program enables the public to legally purchase antlers, head mounts, hides and other wildlife parts that have been seized during law enforcement investigations, obtained from animals killed in vehicle collisions or acquired through donations. […]

Missouri’s share the harvest gives 1/4 million pounds of venison to feed the hungry!

Thank you to 4,530 deer hunters, 100+ meat processors, and numerous sponsors who helped Share the Harvest!

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — More than 4,500 deer hunters donated more than a quarter-million pounds of venison (228,306 pounds) from last season’s deer harvest to the state’s Share the Harvest program. The donated deer meat will help feed hungry Missourians all around the state.

Share the Harvest is coordinated by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the Conservation Federation of Missouri (CFM). It works by deer hunters donating their extra venison to participating meat processors throughout the state who grind the deer meat into […]

The Virginia 2015-16 Deer Harvest DataReleased

Deer Harvest Data Announced for 2015-16

The Virginia deer harvests reflected an increase from last year  Wildlife biologists with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) have compiled the preliminary figures for the 2015-16 fall/winter hunting season.

Virginia 2015-2016 Deer Harvest Summary
During the 2015-16 deer hunting season, hunters killed 209,197 deer in Virginia. This total included 103,310 antlered bucks, 15,000 button bucks, and 90,887 does (43%).

The youth deer hunting day in September, which was extended to the entire weekend in 2015, resulted in a kill of […]

Wisconsin’s Deer Management Assistance Program deadline almost here!

It’s not too late to sign up for DMAP in 2016!  March 1 is the deadline for properties of 160 acres or more.

Wisconsin’s Deer Management Assistance Program can help you get started on the path toward managing the property you own or hunt for healthy deer and healthy wildlife habitat, and applying is the first step!  The application deadline for properties of 160 acres or more is […]

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