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2017 Testing Shows No Evidence Of CWD In New Hampshire


New Hampshire’s white-tailed deer population once again showed no evidence of chronic wasting disease (CWD), based on monitoring data gathered during the 2017 hunting season. Continue reading 2017 Testing Shows No Evidence Of CWD In New Hampshire

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Whitetail Island


Anticosti Island lies in the Gulf of St. Lawrence off the coast of Quebec. Heavily forested and lightly inhabited, it’s a huge island of some 3,000 square miles. In perspective, that’s more than twice the size of Rhode Island, and a third larger than Canada’s Prince Edward Island to the south. Continue reading Whitetail Island

GAME MANAGEMENT DONE LOCALLY


Back around the turn of the 20th century, with American whitetail populations at an all-time low, many game departments enacted laws prohibiting the shooting of does. Buck-only laws became standard, and an entire generation of hunters grew up treating female whitetails with a reverence usually reserved for deities. Continue reading GAME MANAGEMENT DONE LOCALLY

Idaho’s 2015 Whitetail Harvest Sets All-time Record


Fish and Game predicted a banner hunting season for 2015, and hunters delivered with the highest all-time whitetail harvest and increased deer and elk harvests over 2014.

whitetail-deer-091212Hunters took an estimated 30,568 whitetails in 2015, topping the 1996 record of 29,800. The combined estimated mule deer and whitetail harvest was 68,764, which exceeded the 2014 harvest of 61,200, and it was the highest deer harvest since 1991. The mule deer harvest was also 5,200 more than in 2014. Continue reading Idaho’s 2015 Whitetail Harvest Sets All-time Record