9 CWD Commenters We Can Ignore

Despite the continual advancement of internet technology, we’ve failed to improve one particular area of websites and social media. Like a forest full of noxious invasive plants, “comments” remain a polluted ecosystem overrun by trolls, know-it-alls, bullies, bots, conspiracy theorists and other toxic personality types. They post their hot takes where all of us can …

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Conversations With Deer Hunters at a CWD Sampling Station

Last fall as deer hunters across the nation geared up for hunting season, many state agencies also prepared to collect harvest data from those successful hunters. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is one agency that has continued to monitor Chronic Wasting Disease in its state since it was first detected in free-ranging deer in …

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The Biggest Buck Harvest in 21 Years

Deer hunters in the United States harvested an estimated 6.3 million white-tailed deer in the 2020-21 hunting season, the most since 2011, according to the National Deer Association’s latest Deer Report released this week. Harvests of both antlered bucks and antlerless deer were up over the 2019 season, but the estimated buck harvest of 3,041,544 …

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Shed Hunting Tips by Region, Part 6: Northern Great Plains

I had never read a comprehensive article with shed-hunting strategies for specific regions of the whitetail’s range. So, I wrote one! I interviewed six shed-hunting nuts from the Midwest, Mississippi River Valley, Deep South, Appalachian Mountains, Northeast, and the Northern Great Plains. Let’s look at what Jesse Ross of Saskatchewan had to say about shed …

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Shed Hunting Tips by Region, Part 5: the Northeast

I had never read a comprehensive article with shed-hunting strategies for specific regions of the whitetail’s range. So, I wrote one! I interviewed six shed-hunting nuts from the Midwest, Mississippi River Valley, Deep South, Appalachian Mountains, Northeast, and the Northern Great Plains. Let’s look at what Ray Purdy of New York had to say about …

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