Oklahoma Deer Gun Season Remains 16 Days

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Oklahoma’s deer gun hunting season will not be lengthened but instead will remain 16 days long following the Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Commission’s approval of administrative rules during its regular meeting Tuesday. A proposal to add a week to the regular deer gun season was initially put forth in late 2019, based on several factors relating […]

Rule Changes to Assist with Growth of Texas Managed Lands Deer Program

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AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has approved changes to the Managed Lands Deer Program (MLDP), which provides landowners and land managers with additional flexibility to manage deer populations, improve habitats, and provide greater hunting opportunities under the guidance of department biologists. The approved changes include clarifying existing program provisions and establishing fees […]

Mississippi Sets Special Deer Season For Additional CWD Sampling

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During the 2019–2020 hunting season, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) has collected more than 5,000 samples for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) testing across the state. However, sample numbers are lower than expected for counties in the North MS CWD Management Zone. Since October 2019, 25 CWD-positive deer have been detected from […]