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  • Reminder about Minnesota deer carcass movement restrictions October 7, 2022
    Deer hunters, as you enjoy deer seasons and make plans for hunting, here’s a reminder about deer carcass movement restrictions. Carcass movement restrictions are in place for 14 deer permit areas located in southeastern and north-central Minnesota and the south metro area. DPAs 604, 605, 643, 645, 646, 647, 648, 649, 655, 661 and 679 […]
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  • Georgia Deer Hunting Season Continues with Primitive Weapons October 5, 2022
    SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. ­­­– Will you take advantage of the upcoming week-long primitive weapons deer hunting season opening Saturday, Oct. 15? You won’t be the only one! Last year, over 5,000 deer were harvested by nearly 25,000 hunters, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD). “Primitive weapons season is a […]
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  • Pre-charged Pneumatic Devices May Be Used to Hunt Deer October 3, 2022
    Pre-charged pneumatic devices, air guns that fires projectiles such as arrows or bolts, may be used by hunters only during the modern firearm season beginning with the 2022-23 season, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) said. The Louisiana Legislature approved the use of these devices during the 2022 session. Pre-charged pneumatic devices include […]
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  • Hunters can donate deer to help feed hungry Hoosiers October 2, 2022
    Indiana Conservation Officers encourage Indiana hunters to donate harvested deer to help feed hungry Hoosiers. The Sportsmen’s Benevolence Fund administered by the DNR Division of Law Enforcement provides grants to Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry, the Dubois County Sportsmen Club, and Hunters and Farmers Feeding the Hungry to pay for processing fees when hunters donate legally […]
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  • Military community encouraged to apply for free memorial deer hunts October 2, 2022
    The S.C. Department of Natural Resources and Cowden Plantation, near Jackson, will play host to two free deer hunts for members of the military community in memory of U.S. Army Spc. Thomas Caughman. The hunts will be held at Cowden Plantation on Nov. 11 and Dec. 2 and are open to active, retired, reserved and […]
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  • CWD Confirmed at a Limestone County Deer Breeding Facility October 1, 2022
    AUSTIN – Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) and Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) discovered Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in a deer breeding facility in Limestone County. This marks the first positive detection of the disease in the county. As part of a required CWD surveillance program, samples from four deer were detected with CWD […]
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  • Franklin, Madison and Tensas Parishes CWD Control Area Regulations September 30, 2022
    The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission has adopted regulations for the Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Control Area in northeast Louisiana. The current CWD Control Area includes all of Tensas Parish and portions of Madison and Franklin parishes. The regulations are intended to reduce further spread of the disease. The regulations are in response to a […]
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  • Maine Aantlerless deer permit information September 30, 2022
    First come, first served antlerless deer permits will be available for purchase online only beginning Wednesday, October 5 at 9:00 AM. Antlerless deer permits are $12 (plus $2 agent fee). Proceeds from this permit will help fund the acquisition and management of deer wintering areas (DWAs), primarily in northern Maine. Please take the time to […]
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  • LDWF to Provide CWD Testing Drop-off Locations September 30, 2022
    The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is providing Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) drop-off locations within the Franklin, Madison and Tensas parishes CWD Control Area for deer hunters to submit samples for CWD testing. Hunters wishing to submit deer heads to have them tested for CWD can visit these locations, submit samples and view […]
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  • Get your deer or elk sampled for CWD September 30, 2022
    SALEM, Ore. — Big game hunters who tag a deer or elk early in the season should stop by one of ODFW’s Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) check stations the opening weekend of major rifle seasons. ODFW staff will be sampling animals for this deadly disease recently detected in Idaho near Oregon’s northeast border. Hunters can […]
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  • Minnesota DNR invites deer hunters to share wildlife observations September 26, 2022
    With archery deer season underway and scouting for the upcoming firearms deer season starting in earnest, now is an ideal time for hunters to start using the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources online log for deer and other wildlife sightings. “We’re asking deer hunters to share their observations of wildlife to help broaden our knowledge […]
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  • Help Prevent Chronic Wasting Disease in New Hampshire September 25, 2022
    CONCORD, NH – In 2018, a red deer from a captive facility in Quebec tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). This remains the closest confirmed case of CWD to the New Hampshire border. It is essential that hunters do everything they can to help prevent this devastating disease from spreading to the Granite State […]
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  • Iowa DNR to host public meetings on Chronic Wasting Disease September 20, 2022
    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) plans to host three meetings in October to provide an update to the public on chronic wasting disease surveillance and management efforts. Meetings are scheduled for: Jefferson, Oct 4, 7 p.m., Clover Hall, Greene County Fairgrounds, 601 E. Lincoln Way Decorah, Oct. 6, 7 p.m., Valders Hall of […]
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  • Mount Shasta Fish Hatchery Offering Voluntary CWD Sampling September 20, 2022
    The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will staff a voluntary, Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) check station at its Mount Shasta Fish Hatchery on the opening weekend of the general, north state deer season Saturday, Sept. 17 and Sunday, Sept. 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Successful deer and elk hunters […]
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  • California’s 2022 General Deer Seasons Set to Begin September 15, 2022
    The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) general deer season is set to open in many parts of the state Saturday, September 17. Deer season is already underway in California’s A and B4 zones along the coast. Hunters are advised to visit CDFW’s Emergency Closures web page for information and resources before heading to […]
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