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Antlerless Deer Hunting Opportunities May Increase

It appears that deer hunters will have more antlerless opportunities in the upcoming season after biologists determined that the population is high enough to support recommended changes. The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Resources Commission set the 2014-15 hunting seasons at its May meeting which concluded May 23 at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s Ray...

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Massive Deer Fraud Alleged in Shocking Charges

Stunning charges and allegations concerning white-tailed deer used for extensive insurance fraud have been leveled against more than 40 residents of a northeast state, one of them an alleged mob associate already facing two trials, following a lengthy investigation and grand jury proceedings. Forty-one people in Philadelphia, Pa., are alleged to be involved in...

A deer leaped or fell from an overpass and landed on this van, which had a mother and four children inside. (Photo: Heidi Conner/CBS2)

Deer Leaps From Overpass, Crashes on Woman’s Windshield

A mother driving a van with four children inside got the shock of her life recently while motoring along Interstate 90 in Illinois near Barrington when a deer decided to do a gainer off an overpass. The adult doe landed on Heidi Conner’s van windshield, shattering it and spraying glass shards inside the vehicle....

Leroy Ogin, 73, said he has been walking this trail to get to his deer hunting grounds for the past 61 deer seasons.

Painted Deer Hunter to Have Trespassing Ticket Dismissed, Landowner Also Charged

UPDATE 5/22, 8:59 AM: In Web replies to posts on this topic, landowner Michael Condoluci is apparently offering more insights into the incident from last December. Yesterday, in reply to DDH.com poster Craigo, emails from Condoluci’s email address  offered these comments: “He [Ogin] never had [expletive] permission, doesn’t own the land doesn’t pay the...

Chronic Wasting Disease is fatal to deer and now is in more than two dozen states and Canadian provinces.

Third CWD Management Area Established After Disease Found

Yet another management area, this one of about 350 square miles, has been established in an effort to study whether chronic wasting disease discovered at a fenced facility may be in the wild population near it. The Pennsylvania Game Commission has established a third Disease Management Area in response to chronic wasting disease being...

This is the buck, as displayed at the 2011 Illinois Deer Classic. The entry card read, "Archery - Marc Anthony, Goodfield, Schuyler County, 12-pointer, 2010, 187-4/8." Photo courtesy of Jeff Lampe, www.heartlandoutdoors.com. Lampe broke the story on the controversy last Saturday.

Marc Anthony Makes Statement on Deer Scandal

In a recent website post, Marc Anthony suggests the world-class buck he claimed to have shot in Illinois in 2010 was not faked and that he chose not to address the questions because of alleged threats to him and his family. Anthony’s carefully worded and sometimes rambling response, released nearly two weeks after this...

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Brittney Leigh Glaze to Co-Host Destination Whitetail

Destination Whitetail is proud to announce the addition of model Brittney Leigh Glaze as the show’s new co-host. Glaze will join host Lauren Rich for the third season of the show, which airs on the Sportsman Channel. Tune in to Destination Whitetail to check out Glaze’s co-hosting debut when the show premieres July 2...

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Bowfishing Championship Rookies Snag Title

John Hood, Greg Campbell and Brian Ellenburg of Georgia captured the U.S. Bowfishing Championship in the team’s first time at the event on Table Rock and Bull Shoals lakes in Missouri. The winners claimed $10,000 for their weight of 376 pounds of rough fish. All the fish brought in by teams during the tournament...