Whitetail Deer Hunting News

Colorado's Big Game Application Deadline Draws Near

With the April 3 big-game application deadline drawing near, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding hunters that the agency offers a wealth of information and planning resources to assist them in making their license application selections.

From CPW's website resources and secure license application portal to video tutorials and hunt planners manning the agency's call center, hunters have at their fingertips all the resources they need to plan their hunt, said CPW director Rick Cables.

Maryland DNR Selects Final Hunting and Trapping Regulation Proposals

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Wildlife and Heritage Service has completed an important step toward finalizing the hunting and trapping season and bag limit regulation proposals for the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 seasons. The proposed hunting regulation changes, which included extensive public input, were recently endorsed by the Maryland Wildlife Advisory Commission (WAC).

How Many Permits Will be Available for Utah Hunt?

The time to decide how many buck deer permits will be available for hunts in Utah this fall is almost here.

Texas Prepares for CWD Possibility in Far West Texas

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish (NMDGF) has informed Texas officials that three mule deer harvested a few miles from the Texas border last hunting season have tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD).

Three More Cases of CWD Found in Free-ranging Deer in Macon County, Missouri

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) received final test results today from tissue samples taken from 656 free-ranging deer harvested earlier this year. Results included three CWD-positives with two from adult does and one from an adult buck. The testing was conducted specifically for CWD sampling by MDC staff and area landowners over a 163-square-mile area in northeast Linn and northwest Macon counties.

Ohio Sportsmen and Women Encouraged to Participate in Survey

Deer and turkey hunters’ input sought on Ohio’s automated game-check system.

DNR Takes Aim at Southeastern Minnesota Deer Issues

Just as all politics are local, so too are deer issues.

Recognizing this, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has created a new position to better manage deer and deer hunter-landowner relations in southeastern Minnesota.

Clint Luedtke, a former wildlife biologist from Arizona, has been hired to work with farmers, recreational land owners and others to reduce deer-related crop damage and increase effective deer management strategies.

Vermont’s 2011 Deer Season Report Available for Download

Vermont’s 2011 Deer Season Report Available for Download
Report provides background as state begins to hold deer hearings

New Mexico Hunters: Don't Miss March 28 Online License Application Deadline

Hunters who need help applying online for New Mexico big-game hunting licenses before the March 28 application deadline can get it either on the telephone or by attending one of several computer-assisted sessions at various communities this weekend.

This year, the Department of Game and Fish eliminated paper application forms in favor of a paperless online system designed to streamline the application and licensing process and make drawing results and refunds available much sooner.

Time to Enter Idaho's Super Hunt Drawing

The deadline to enter the first Super Hunt drawing is May 31.

With every entry in Fish and Game's Super Hunt drawings, hunters get a chance at winning the hunt of a lifetime, and their entry fee helps support hunter and angler access to and across private lands.

The first drawing in June will pick 26 lucky hunters, each of whom will win one of 25 tags - eight elk, eight deer, and eight pronghorn hunts as well as one moose hunt; and one "Super Hunt Combo" entry also will be drawn that will entitle the winner to hunt for one each elk, deer, pronghorn and moose.