Deer News

Stay up to date on everything happening in the whitetail world! From record bucks to weird happenings, the D&DH news crew stays on top of all things deer.

Chronic Wasting Disease is always fatal and is found in two dozen states and Canadian provinces. (Photo: Wisconsin DNR)

Breaking News: Sharpshooters Begin Deer Cull in CWD Strategy

State wildlife officials publicly announced that Chronic Wasting Disease was detected in wild white-tailed deer just a week ago and now sharpshooters have begun killing as many deer as possible in a Michigan township. Sharpshooters hired by the state began their work June 3 in Meridian Township and are focusing on a 2-mile area,...

Pretty impressive feat of strength and agility, eh?

VIDEO: Girl Shoots Bow with Her Bare Feet … Upside Down!

Do you think you could shoot a bow backwards? How about if you were upside down, shooting backwards? Still not challenging enough? Well, what if you were shooting upside down, backwards, with your feet while balancing on your hands on two cones? Yep, that’s what this woman is doing and it’s pretty impressive. Forget...

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Kill More Deer to Reduce Chances of Horrible Disease

OK, it doesn’t seem to take a rocket scientist to figure out that 1 + 2 = 3. Right? So why would it be so difficult to put together a correlation between an overpopulation of deer and ticks that transmit Lyme disease? Right? Sure. Remember that 1 + 2 = 3 deal? Substitute too...

Steven Davis of North Carolina with his crossbow buck that pushes 190-plus inches! North Carolina hunters may get a chance to hunt on Sunday if proposed legislation is approved.

Wildlife Agency Wants Hunter Input About Deer Management

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host nine public forums across the state in June to discuss deer management in North Carolina. These forums will utilize an interactive approach to share information and gain feedback from deer hunters and others about their preferences for deer management in North Carolina. Wildlife Commission biologists will share...

Hunters Feeding the Hungry

Your Venison Can Help Feed Others, But Money Needed

An anonymous industry partner has graciously pledged to match up to $24,000 worth of national donations and sponsorships received by Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry this year (up to $2,000 per month). Additional donors and sponsors are desperately needed to help FHFH earn these matching dollars,  which are crucial for making progress in...

Chronic Wasting Disease is always fatal and is found in two dozen states and Canadian provinces. (Photo: Wisconsin DNR)

CWD in Wild Deer Spurs Wildlife Agency’s Action Plan

Chronic Wasting Disease has been discovered in a wild, free-ranging deer in Michigan, according to conservation department officials, and is the first such case in the state. CWD is an always-fatal neurological disease that affects deer and other cervids. It had previously been detected in Michigan in deer that were in enclosures. The wild...

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Wildlife Agency Bans Latest Technology for Hunting

What are your ethics when it comes to technology and using lures or scents, such as deer urine, while you’re deer hunting? Ethics span the gamut. Some folks are in the “doesn’t matter, just use them and adapt” camp and others are in the “use a stickbow, spot ‘n stalk, and get close” camp....

Brandon R. Greeley

Investigation Reveals Multiple Violations; Guide Gets Huge Fine

  A hunting guide has been hit with multiple fines and restitution penalties after pleading guilty following a lengthy investigation by a state wildlife agency.   Brandon R. Greeley, 28, a licensed bear guide in Tofte, Minn., was found with more than 150 traps, six black bear hides, multiple deer quarters and other wildlife...