MDC reports final deer harvest for season more than 296,500

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri’s 2020-2021 deer-hunting season ended Jan. 15 with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reporting a preliminary total deer harvest for the season of 296,516. Of the deer harvested, 140,468 were antlered bucks, 28,587 were button bucks, and 127,461 were does. Top harvest counties for the overall deer season were Franklin […]

CWD Positive Deer Confirmed in Lauderdale County

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NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced that Lauderdale County has been confirmed as CWD (chronic wasting disease) positive. Henderson County is now classified as CWD High-Risk with the confirmation of CWD in a hunter-harvested deer in Madison County within 10 miles of the Henderson County border. Lauderdale County was previously CWD High-Risk […]

Deer Private Land Assistance Network grant application period open

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The application period for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Deer Private Land Assistance Network grant program is now open. This cooperative grant program, known as Deer PLAN, is designed to fund deer habitat improvement projects on private land in the northern Lower Peninsula. The awarded funds will be used to produce tangible, on-the-ground efforts […]

Ohio’s Muzzleloader Season Results

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s white-tailed deer hunters completed the 2021 muzzleloader season with 9,708 deer checked from Saturday, Jan. 2 to Tuesday, Jan. 5, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. Over the last three years, an average of 12,695 deer were taken during the same four-day period. During the […]

CWD Detected in Tippah and Alcorn Counties

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The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) recently received Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) positive test results for two hunter-harvested bucks from Tippah and Alcorn counties. These are the first CWD-positive detections for these counties. The samples are considered “suspect positive” through initial testing and will be sent to the National Veterinary Services Laboratory […]