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More Deer Hunting Zones, Regulations on the Way?

More states are implementing deer management zones and regulations as the desire for intense or zone-specific regulations ramps up in some parts of the country, but wildlife agencies want input from hunters about proposed changes. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission seeks input and invites the public to a series of meetings starting...

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Survey: Deer Hunters Don’t Want Mandatory Antler Restrictions

State wildlife agency officials say they listen to the public and want feedback from hunters (and anglers, and others), so when they ask and get the results it’s sometimes eye-opening. It appears Michigan will not have expanded mandatory antler rules anytime soon. The two most recent surveys conducted in Michigan to determine the level...

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UPDATE: Remington Strongly Refutes Buyout Report

UPDATE (1:15 p.m. CST): An internal memo reportedly circulated by Remington officials in New York labels the “purchase” report as “a publicity stunt from an agenda-driven group with no credible financing options.” Published reports today say that Remington officials refuted the supposed purchase in a memo given to employees. “A small, unknown investment entity publicly...

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State Finally Amends Archaic Law Banning Hunting on Sunday

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed Sunday hunting into law, allowing Virginia to join the 40 other states that allow hunting on privately owned lands on Sundays. Sponsored by Delegate Todd Gilbert, and cosponsored by many members of the Virginia Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus, HB 1237 passed the Senate on Feb. 18 (28-11) after clearing the...

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Is This the Latest Whitetail Hunting Season in America?

There’s one thing good to say about the second wave of seriously cold temperatures that invaded the Sunshine State recently: It reminded us hunters that deer season is still going strong in parts of Florida. By Tony Young, Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission General gun season remains open on private lands in zones...

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Don’t Give Up When You Bump a Buck From His Core Area

Spooking a buck in his core area doesn’t mean the game is finished. In some cases, it has really just begun. By Bill Vaznis The buck exploded from underfoot like a firecracker and zigzagged across the creek and up the wooded hillside before disappearing into a thick stand of hemlocks. The unmistakable noise of...

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How You Can Help Minimize Fawn Mortality

As with most mammals, white-tailed deer tend to produce more young than can be expected to survive. Although the reasons vary regionally, a high proportion of fawns born each year fail to survive to weaning age. In some cases, formerly overabundant deer populations have stabilized, if not declined, principally because of recent increases in...

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Country Music Star Darryl Worley: Deer Hunter, Outdoorsman

Country music star Darryl Worley grew up in a small town in southwest Tennessee, living the usual country life of hunting, fishing, going to church, maybe a little scrap now and then, and being all boy. He fished and trapped turtles on the Tennessee River, hunted deer and small game in winter, and eventually...

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Another Chili Challenger: The World’s Best Venison Chili?

This venison chili is one of our all-time favorites and we thought now, with a little snow falling up north and cooler temps down south, would be a great time to see it again. This chili recipe looks so good you’ll be cryin’ if you don’t have any venison left in the freezer to...