Author Archives: Jacob Edson, D&DH managing editor

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EHD Suspected Deer Had Rabies Instead

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said a deer found in Mower County tested positive for rabies after the animal was reported acting sick by a local. DNR officials found the deer shortly before it died and had it tested for diseases about three weeks ago. Results came back positive for rabies. According to...

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Game Commission To Hold Public Meeting To Discuss CWD

Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today announced that the agency will hold a public meeting to answer questions regarding the 600-square-mile Disease Management Area (DMA) in Adams and York counties and the Executive Order as part of the agency’s ongoing efforts to monitor the wild deer population for chronic wasting disease...

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Bonus Deer Licenses Not Allowed At Some Public Sites

Hunters will not be able to use bonus antlerless deer licenses this year on some DNR-managed properties in northern Indiana because the extra hunting pressure is not needed to control the population at those sites. The sites are Menominee Wetland Conservation Area (near Plymouth), Maxinkuckee Wetland Conservation Area (near Culver), the Hufford Wildlife Trust...

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The Deer Huntress: A Novice Killer

Oft have I been told that I resemble an 8-year old, not only in stature, but also in temperament. I routinely stick my tongue out at loved ones, coworkers and bosses. I laugh uproariously at stupid jokes, I find amusement in the most unlikely of places (example: In Germany, entries are labeled “einfahrt.” There...

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Plan A “Patriot Range Day” Fundraiser

Shooting facilities and shoot organizers are urged to participate in Folds of Honor fundraiser NEWTOWN, Conn. — Shooting facilities and shooting-competition organizers are urged to participate in the inaugural Patriot Range Day, Nov. 8-11, which will support the efforts of Folds of Honor. This program will enable shooters to help families of our nation’s...

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Four 200-Inch Bucks!

Deer & Deer Hunting readers might remember Steve Esker. We have featured him in the magazine, and he is becoming a regular household name among antler geeks. Well, he’s done it again. Esker shot his fourth 200-inch buck. We got this email from an obviously overjoyed Esker: Hey everybody, dreams really do happen! I...

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The Deer Huntress: Deep Sea Deer Hunting?

I have a newfound respect for Dramamine. Other new additions to the Respect List are: seafood, fishing, barracudas and the ocean. As a newly-minted huntress, I told whomever I was dating that my perfect honeymoon would involve a cabin, a good measure of snow, and, of course, hunting — preferably in Alaska.  In my...