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  • North Dakota Deer Lottery Held, Licenses Remain June 25, 2022
    North Dakota’s deer gun lottery has been held and more than 5,500 deer gun licenses remain. Only resident applicants who were unsuccessful in the lottery can apply for remaining licenses. More than 71,000 individuals applied for a deer gun lottery license, in addition to over 13,600 gratis applicants. The 2022 deer gun proclamation allows for […]
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  • Maine 2022 Antlerless Deer Permit Lottery June 24, 2022
    Beginning in 2022, a licensed hunter with an antlerless deer permit can harvest an antlerless deer in the designated district and an antlered deer statewide. Antlerless deer permits may be acquired through the lottery, and any remaining permits will be available for purchase on the MDIFW website. Applications must be completed online by 11:59 pm […]
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  • Deer Camp Available for First Time Youth Deer Hunters June 15, 2022
    PIERRE, S.D. – Four first-time deer hunters will have the opportunity to participate in a managed youth deer hunt and camp on Sept. 16-18 at Brown’s Lodge and Hunting Ranch in Gettysburg, S.D. Missouri River Corridor Youth Hunt, in partnership with the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP), are hosting a free event that […]
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  • North Dakota Deer Application Deadline June 8 June 7, 2022
    The deadline for submitting applications for the 2022 deer gun season is Wednesday, June 8. Applicants for regular deer gun, gratis, youth and muzzleloader can apply online through the North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s website at gf.nd.gov. A general game and habitat license is required when applying for a deer license. If the applicant […]
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  • MDC program can help landowners manage deer populations June 5, 2022
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is offering Missouri landowners another way to help manage deer numbers on their properties. MDC’s Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) can help landowners manage deer on their properties by allowing them and hunters they designate to buy additional firearms permits to take antlerless deer on […]
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  • Kansas Nonresident Deer Draw Results Coming Soon June 4, 2022
    PRATT – Phones at the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks’ (KDWP) Pratt Operations Office have been ringing with calls from nonresident deer hunters anxious to know if they drew a permit for the 2022-2023 seasons. Historically, results of KDWP’s nonresident deer draw have been announced the first week of June, but this year applicants […]
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  • Arkansas WMA Deer Hunt Permit opportunities expanded June 1, 2022
    LITTLE ROCK — The application period for special deer hunting permits on many wildlife management areas in Arkansas is open until 11:59 p.m. July 1, and hunters will notice many new opportunities, thanks to regulations passed during the May Commission meeting. Many WMAs managed by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission are open during fall […]
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  • Maine Antlerless Deer Permit Updates May 31, 2022
    Beginning in 2022, a licensed hunter with an antlerless deer permit can harvest an antlerless deer in the designated district and an antlered deer statewide. Antlerless deer permits may be acquired through the lottery, and any remaining permits will be available for purchase on the MDIFW website. There is no fee to apply to the […]
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  • CWD NOI Affecting Franklin, Madison, Tensas Parishes May 23, 2022
    The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will conduct informational public hearings Friday (May 27) in Winnsboro and Saturday (May 28) in St. Joseph on a notice of intent (NOI) that bans supplemental feeding and cervid carcass export from the Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) control area, which includes Franklin, Madison and Tensas parishes The […]
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  • Apply now for Iowa nonresident deer tags May 23, 2022
    The Iowa nonresident deer hunting application period is currently open. Applications close June 5 at midnight, so there’s still plenty of time to apply. As a reminder, preference point purchases and applications are no longer available by phone and will only be accessible online. Please follow the instructions below to apply. How to apply: Go […]
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  • MDC to offer deer management workshop in Moniteau County May 19, 2022
    CALIFORNIA, Mo. – White-tailed deer are an important resource within Missouri’s natural communities and management practices can be implemented to maintain a healthy population on the landscape. The Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) enables landowners to achieve local deer management goals through additional antlerless deer harvest opportunities. A variety of habitat management practices can be […]
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  • Wisconsin 2022 Elk Season Application Deadline May 31 May 10, 2022
    MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds hunters that the application period for the 2022 elk hunt is open through May 31. Following several successfully managed Wisconsin elk hunts, the DNR is planning the fifth elk hunt in state history this fall. Wisconsin’s northern elk herd population, centered around Clam Lake, […]
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  • North Dakota Deer Season Set May 7, 2022
    North Dakota’s 2022 deer season is set, with 64,200 licenses available to hunters, down 8,000 from last year. In total, any-antlered licenses decreased by 150 from last year, any-antlerless by 350, antlered whitetail by 4,150, and antlerless whitetail by 3,700. Antlered mule deer licensed remained the same, and antlerless mule deer licenses increased by 350. […]
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  • LDWF to Hold Public Hearings on CWD Notice of Intent May 5, 2022
    The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will conduct informational public hearings May 27 in Winnsboro and May 28 in St. Joseph on a notice of intent (NOI) that bans supplemental feeding and cervid carcass export from the Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) control area, which includes Franklin, Madison and Tensas parishes. The action is […]
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  • MDC reports final CWD results for 2021 deer season April 28, 2022
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports that it sampled and tested more than 32,000 deer for chronic wasting disease (CWD) between July 2021 and April 2022. Of the more than 32,000 deer sampled, 86 tested positive for CWD. Those deer bring the total number of CWD cases found in the […]
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