Kentucky Fish & Wildlife File Lawsuit Against Man In Deer Disease Case
The Kentucky Fish & Wildlife agency recently filed a lawsuit against a Jefferson County man who illegally brought a deer head he harvested in Wisconsin that later tested for chronic wasting disease. Nicholas Behringer, 47, from Louisville, admitted to illegally bringing the 8 point harvested deer head from Wisconsin and paid the $50 fine + […]
How To Create A Mineral Salt Lick For Deer
I’ve always been a big fan of salt blocks and licks. They are an easy and cost effective way to continue attracting deer in the area. A few years ago, I started making my own salt licks and it showed even better results than the in store salt blocks. I’m going to share my recipe […]
Georgia Hunter Gets 298 Wounds From Dog Attack In Woods
In Georgia, a hunter was moving his treestand to another location on his property when he was mauled and attacked by 3 dogs, that landed him in the hospital. Scott was moving treestands around his property one day when all of a sudden 3 dogs started coming towards him. When the first dog attacked, the […]
What is a cull buck and why are people talking about it?
Culled means to selectively remove an animal from a larger group in order to manage the size of the herd. So what exactly is a “cull buck” and why is there so much talk about it. In this article, we’ll discuss what is a cull buck and why are hunters arguing over it. Cull bucks […]
Kentucky hunters harvests 144,506 deer in 2022-2023 season
The Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife has reported that 144,506 deer have been harvested during the 2022-2023 hunting season, which ended on January 16th. This is the highest total harvest since 2019 and the fourth highest total in the last decade. Kentucky’s 2015-2016 deer season takes the lead for most harvests with 155,734 deer. […]
Missouri reports nearly 300,000 deer harvested in 2022-2023 season
The Missouri Department of Conservation has reported that 299,721 deer have been harvested during the 2022-2023 hunting season, which ended on January 15th. Of the total deer harvested, antlered deer accounted for 140,736 while button bucks were 27,029. The total number of does (female deer) harvested were 131,956. The Missouri Department of Conservation requires check […]
Deer Poop: What does it look like? Everything you wanted to know about it and more.
Have you been walking through the woods and noticed small, little brownish and black pellets laying on the ground? Deer are a common sight in many of our parks, woods and forests, but have you ever stopped to think about what they leave behind? Deer poop. Are you a deer hunter and need to know […]
What Is Zombie Deer Disease? Chronic Wasting Disease Explained.
Have you heard about “zombie deer” in the news and wondering what they are? We know the answer! In this article, we’ll look at what a “zombie deer” is and how it can affect the health of the deer and what we are doing about it. What is zombie deer disease? Zombie deer, also known […]
How to control the deer herd population, it’s not an easy task.
With over 36 million white-tailed deer in the United States, deer herd management is something that has to be talked about and action taken. What is deer population management? The practice of deer management means regulating the size and health of a deer population in a given area. That area could be micro down to […]
Michigan Deer Hunters Harvest 253,000 Deer in Firearm Season
In 2022, Michigan deer hunters have harvested a total of 253,000 deer during the modern firearm season, according to a report by The Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Beginning this year, Michigan hunters are required to call or check in their harvest within 72 hours of the kill. In previous years, it was a voluntary […]