Deer hunters know that you have seconds to decide whether to pull the trigger or let a whitetail walk. Success often boils down to skillfully handling small windows of opportunity, and this Wisconsin hunter took full advantage of that small chance on a huge 16-point buck.
Hunters know that making mock scrapes – and ambushing deer near them – can pay big dividends. Kevin Whitehead has learned that sometimes unconventional tactics are the secret to getting mature bucks to reveal themselves when visiting scrapes.
With no uniform approach to battle chronic wasting disease, state wildlife officials must work with federal officials and each other to fight CWD.
Chronic wasting disease was discovered in Norway in spring 2016 and also has been confirmed in South Korea, making it a worldwide problem.
Research into chronic wasting disease in white-tailed deer shows that infectious prions may be spread by the animals at food and water sources.
Scientific research shows white-tailed deer can transmit the prions that cause chronic wasting disease, and some of those ways may be surprising.
A research study confirms that maternal transmission of chronic wasting disease to fawns is possible via different pathways.
Top biologists, researchers, wildlife officials and others are gathering in Michigan this week to discuss chronic wasting disease in white-tailed deer.
A recent scientific study showed that some white-tailed deer are genetically resistant to chronic wasting disease, which is found in 22 states.