This is not surprising to me, I think that CWD is and has always been in the deer and elk herds. We now have a method to test for this disease and it gets reported. I support having the option of getting your animal tested and keeping animals that test positive out of the food chain.
In the darkness, the hunter stumbles through the underbrush, making noise and leaving his scent seemingly EVERYWHERE!
Daylight will be here in 30 minutes and he wanted to be in the stand an hour before daylight.
"I know I left that stand RIGHT in this area last night," he mutters under his breath, "but where is it now?"
He traipses back and forth in a zig zag pattern, getting himself overheated and sweaty, but never finding the stand he left there the previous evening – and eventually sits on a...