Illinois bowhunter Joel Eggers has bagged a super buck. This huge 11 point buck field dressed 251 pounds and gross scored 211 inches...yeah that's no typo...211 inches of horn and 251 lbs hogdressed. "Super Buck" for sure! (I would have added a picture from the newspaper website but I don't have permission)
The Super Buck was trailing several does as they came past Joel's treestand.
The Gillete News Record is reporting that a Mule Deer shot East of Sheridan on Oct. 1st tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). The Mule Deerwas shot near the town of Ucross Wyoming.
CWD is a disease that affects the brain and nervous systems of Deer, Elk and Moose.
Kirt Darner and his wife Paula go on trial in January for several Big Game related violations, one of which is for tranquilizing trophy Elk in New Mexico and then transporting them to a Ranch where huge fees would be charged for hunting them.
I came across a story today in the Billings Gazette about an outbreak of Bluetongue disease in Montana Deer and Antelope. This outbreak in Montana looks like it's worse in the Musselshell River drainage, especially from Roundup to Melstone according to one biologist. However, reports of dead Deer and Antelope have come in from a wide area.
I guess it's a sign of the times. I first told you about a course in deer hunting at a community college in Tennessee, now there is a company offering to teach you how to deer hunt and then take you hunting so you can use your new found skills.
Deer hunters in Tennesse can now go to school to learn how to hunt deer. No Joke!
The Northeast State Technical Community College is offering classes on Whitetail Deer. The classes run from 6 to 9 pm on Septemeber 10, 12, 17 and 19. There is a $25 charge for the classes.
Lower than expected deer numbers in many parts of the state, disease and encroachment from developements all wait to greet Oregon deer hunters this year. There are few bright spots in the upcoming Oregon deer season, making scouting all that more important if you plan on bringing home the venison.
Missouri has to be one of the most Youth friendly hunting states in the Union. They have a host of youth-only hunts and programs for school age kids to get them involved in the sport of hunting and shooting.
Missouri has now developed a mentoring program for older teens and adults who may not otherwise get the chance to hunt or shoot.
According to the New Mexico Dept. of Game & Fish, there are about 2000 left over Permits available for Deer and about 60 left over Permits for Elk available. These Permits will be available on the Departments website starting at 8 a.m. on August 7th.
Hey Michigan deer hunters, it's time to apply for your antlerless permits. Very few, if any, antlerless permits are expected to be available over the counter this year, so you'd better make sure you get yourself and your party in the drawings.
The deadline to have your application is in August 15. You'll be able to see the drawing results starting on September 10 at 10 a.m. by going to the Michigan DNR website. There is a $4 application fee.« go back — keep looking »