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DEER  Giant Ohio Buck gives police the slip

Monster Buck Ignores Police, Goes on Leisurely Stroll

What would you do if you were driving merrily down the road, minding your own business and a giant 12-point buck blocked your path? That’s what happened in this 2012 video we ran across on YouTube from Wayne County, Ohio. Sheriff’s deputies got a call from a motorist who reported a big buck blocking...

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Hunters Donate More than 228K Pounds of Venison

More than 4,500 deer hunters donated nearly a quarter-million pounds of venison (228,306 pounds) from last season’s deer harvest to Missouri’s Share the Harvest program. The donated deer meat will help feed hungry Missourians. Share the Harvest is coordinated by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the Conservation Federation of Missouri (CFM). It...

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Alleged Poachers Busted After Leaving Heads by Their Garage

If you’re going to do dumb stuff then you better be smart about it, and it appears two men with bad intent on their minds didn’t heed that advice. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Officers charged two Washington County men with numerous hunting related violations and misdemeanors after discovering a collection of...

Rev Zeke Pipher of Nebraska with his great buck. He's a regular contributor to Deer & Deer Hunting, so look for him on the back page of each issue.

Survey Flights Show Significant Increase in White-Tailed Deer

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has completed the third year of a five-year aerial survey of mule deer in the Pine Ridge of northwestern Nebraska. The survey, which covers eight subunits with the most suitable mule deer habitat within the Pine Ridge deer management unit, indicated a decrease in the overall mule deer...

CROSSBOW  TenPoint Texas

VIDEO: Threading the Needle on a Big Texas Buck

Being confident in your skills and crossbow, bow, muzzleloader or whatever you’re using is one of the biggest assets for any hunter. Without having great confidence in being able to make the shot, along with analyzing the entire situation, we’re not doing our duty. Similarly, having the knowledge to trust your instinct when the...

COYOTE  South Carolina DNR

Coyote Hunting Lottery Latest in War on Predators

Coyotes are among the most hated predators among deer hunters and in recent years have come under heavy scrutiny by state wildlife agencies and legislators. Their impact also is being studied by several researchers and has been for years. Hunters often kill them on sight because of the havoc they wreak on game animals....

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More than Seventy Violations? Yes, That’s What This Poacher Had!

Delaware’s DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers concluded an investigation into illegal deer hunting March 1 with the arrest of a New Castle County man for illegal weapons possession charges along with numerous charges related to the illegal take of at least 14 deer during the state’s 2015/16 deer season. James...

Vermont Moose

Moose Permits Reduced by 40 Percent for Management Objectives

A total of 135 regular firearms moose season permits and 25 archery moose season permits would be issued for Vermont’s 2016 October moose hunt under a proposed regulation approved by the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board at its Feb. 24 monthly meeting in Montpelier. The board voted on a proposal by the Vermont Fish...

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Game Warden Assists with Arrest of Fleeing Bank Robber

Cpl. Dennis Hovarter, a wildlife officer with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, was instrumental in the apprehension of a bank robbery suspect after the robbery of the Bank of the Ozarks North Branch in Hope, Ark. The arrest, at roughly 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 17,  was the result of a joint effort by...