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Working Class Whitetails: Hunt for a Buck Called Lefty

Join the over-the-shoulder hunt for a 230-class whitetail in southern Iowa that will have you on the edge of your seat wondering if it comes within range. After watching the Working Class Whitetails crew and this amazing buck, you’ll learn the fate of this incredible whitetail. Working Class Whitetails, Season 1, Episode 9. Original...

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Hunters Encouraged to Report Sightings of Sick Deer

Hunters are asked to report observations of sick or dead deer to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission as they head afield this September. Each summer, the Commission monitors for signs of diseased deer; reports from the public help track incidents. Deer populations in Nebraska have been healthy across most areas and last year’s...

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WATCH: What You Should Know About EHD

Deer hunters know a lot but always can learn more, which is where advice and knowledge from experienced folks pays off. What do you know about epizootic hemorrhagic disease? It’s one of several hot topic diseases in deer that hunters know of but often don’t know much about. Here’s a description of EHD from...

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CWD Adds to Regulations About Transporting Deer

On October 22, 2014, a deer from a captive facility in Ohio tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD), that state’s first confirmed case of the disease. Therefore, Ohio is now considered a CWD-positive jurisdiction and whole deer killed in Ohio can no longer be transported into New Hampshire. People who make hunting trips to...

CWD has been found in more than two dozen states and Canadian provinces. (Photo: Wisconsin DNR)

Hundreds of Infected Deer Killed on Game Farm After CWD Discovered

At least 287 of more than 350 deer tested on an Iowa game farm were found to be infected with chronic wasting disease and euthanized by wildlife officials and the farm owner paid $917,100 for the animals, according to a story highlighting the contentious issue of game farms, wildlife and disease. The Indianapolis Star leads its shocking...

This deer in Oregon was infected with EHD in an area previously without the disease.

EHD Discovered in New Area, Kills Numerous Deer

Tests have confirmed that deer in the Roseburg area are dying from Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD), a disease that has not been seen in deer in this area of Oregon before.   Lab results from Oregon State University’s Veterinary Diagnostic Lab tested positive for EHD late last week. This year, more than 100 deer...

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Swanky Resort Eyes Sharpshooters to Reduce Deer

Despite the usual yammering about using contraceptives and idiotically sensational phrases like “slaughtering” in media reports, officials at a swanky coastal resort community have given the green light to bring in sharpshooters to effectively, quickly and firmly deal with a severe problem of overpopulated deer. Following the science-based recommendations of its deer management committee,...

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Destination Whitetail Heads to The Hamptons

The Hamptons, internationally known for its breathtaking scenery, luxurious residencies and affluent visitors, welcomes the Destination Whitetail crew on this week’s all-new episode for a different kind of Hamptons vacation. Tune in to the Sportsman Channel Wednesday, July 9 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT to discover the prime whitetail hunting ground scattered between the various million dollar homes...

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What Has Suddenly Killed 50 Deer in This Breeding Facility?

Deer deaths aren’t uncommon in summer months, especially in the Southeast and Midwest, once temperatures climb and if lack of rainfall concentrates watering holes or dries up sites. But when 50 deer die in a high-fenced breeding facility, that raises immediate eyebrows and questions. It also gets state wildlife and agricultural officials involved pretty...

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...