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  • Special Montana CWD Hunt Planned for Hunting District 400 September 15, 2019
    Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 4 is scheduling a special chronic wasting disease hunt south of Chester this fall along the Marias River near the Moffat Bridge. The hunt is designed to determine the prevalence of the disease in the area. For the hunt, FWP will sell 50 mule deer either-sex B licenses and 300 […]
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  • Wildlife Commission Schedules Youth Deer Hunting Day on Sept. 28 September 15, 2019
    RALEIGH, N.C. – The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has designated Saturday, Sept. 28, as a Youth Deer Hunting Day for 2019. On this day, youth 17 and younger may use any legal weapon to hunt deer of either sex and are not required to be accompanied by an adult if they have completed a hunter […]
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  • AGFC increases free options to test deer for disease September 13, 2019
    LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is rolling out additional opportunities for hunters to get their deer tested for chronic wasting disease throughout the state this deer season. More than 130 testing locations have been established through regional offices, drop-off locations and participating taxidermists. All of these options are free to the […]
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  • MDC shares CWD info for upcoming deer season September 11, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With deer hunting opening for archery season on Sept. 15 and firearms portions in the coming months, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) wants hunters, landowners, and others to know key information about chronic wasting disease, or CWD. MDC is continuing its efforts this fall and winter to limit the spread […]
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  • Bait Privilege License Opens Opportunities for Deer Hunters September 8, 2019
    Now that the 2019-2020 hunting licenses are on sale, many hunters are pondering whether to take advantage of a new opportunity or maintain the status quo. That opportunity is the inaugural bait privilege license that allows hunting for white-tailed deer and feral pigs with the aid of bait. Chuck Sykes, Director of the Alabama Wildlife […]
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  • Connecticut Fall Archery Deer and Turkey Seasons Open in September September 8, 2019
    Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) reminds sportsmen that the 2019 fall archery hunting season for deer opens on Sunday, September 15 on private land only and on Monday, September 16 on state land. The fall archery turkey season opens on state and private land on September 16. Fall archery hunting season for […]
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  • LWFC Approves Declaration Amending Deer Area 5 Hunting Season September 8, 2019
    The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission (LWFC) approved a declaration of emergency that will amend the Deer Area 5 2019-20 hunting season during its September meeting Thursday (Sept. 5) in Baton Rouge. The action came due to the unprecedented 2019 flood that inundated Deer Area 5, which includes parts of the Atchafalaya Basin in St. […]
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  • Suspect CWD-Positive Deer Collected in Tipton County September 8, 2019
    NASHVILLE — A deer collected in Tipton County has tested suspect positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD), according to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA). If confirmed, this would change Tipton County from being a high-risk CWD county to a CWD positive county. Tipton County is already a part of Unit CWD, therefore deer carcass […]
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  • Rapid City to Offer Limited Archery Antlerless Deer Opportunity September 6, 2019
    RAPID CITY, S.D. – In response to high numbers of deer living within the city limits, a limited public archery hunt has been set up to provide an opportunity in certain areas within the city limits of Rapid City. This antlerless deer hunting opportunity will be administered cooperatively by the Rapid City Parks and Recreation […]
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  • Special Illinois Deer and Turkey Hunt for Hunters with Disabilities September 5, 2019
    LOVES PARK, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) will host a three-day deer and turkey hunting opportunity for hunters with disabilities Nov. 14, 15 and 16 at Rock Cut State Park in Winnebago County. A total of only 20 hunting blind sites will be available for the event this year due to […]
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  • Maryland Deer Archery Season Opens September 6 September 5, 2019
    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced that archery hunting for white-tailed and sika deer opens statewide Sept. 6, and continues through Jan. 31, 2020. For the 2019-20 season, the statewide bag limit for white-tailed bucks is two deer (no more than one per weapon season). Maryland hunters in Region B (the state’s central, southern, […]
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  • Georgia Archery Deer Hunting Season Opens September 14 September 4, 2019
    SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. – The time is almost here! Archery hunters will get to hit the woods beginning Saturday, Sept. 14 for their chance at bringing home some venison, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD). Last year, 80,000 archery hunters harvested almost 48,000 deer. Statewide, hunters can use archery […]
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  • South Carolina Hunters Need To Be Aware Of Import Restrictions August 31, 2019
    Columbia, S.C. — With big game seasons opening in many parts of the country, the S. C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) would like to remind hunters traveling out-of-state not to import into South Carolina certain carcass parts from white-tailed deer, mule deer, moose and elk harvested in areas where confirmed cases of Chronic Wasting […]
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  • North Dakota Deer Season for Young Hunters Opens Sept. 13 August 31, 2019
    Friday, Sept. 13 at noon Central Time signals the start of a nine-and-a-half-day deer hunting season for youth, and hunters are reminded that a 2019 general game and habitat license must be purchased before the state Game and Fish Department mails the youth deer license. Hunters are encouraged to purchase the required license early, since […]
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  • Bowhunters in Williston Area Asked to Help with CWD Surveillance August 30, 2019
    The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is asking bowhunters who harvest a deer in gun hunting units 3A1 and 3B1 to help the department’s chronic wasting disease surveillance efforts by submitting the head of their animal for testing. Heads may be dropped off in freezers located at the Game and Fish district office in […]
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