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Alabama Bans Deer Parts From CWD-Affected Areas

This spring Alabama’s Conservation Advisory Board took steps to strengthen existing hunting regulations aimed at preventing the unintentional import of disease pathogens associated with game animals harvested outside the state. Alabama hunting regulation 220-2-.25, which addresses the importation of game animals, wildlife and furs, was expanded to ban the import of...

Boone and Crockett Revises Popular Edition on Scoring Big Game

The Boone and Crockett Club announces the release of the newest edition of “How to Score North American Big Game.” The book offers the most up-to-date scoring techniques with easy-to-follow instructions for scoring all 38 categories of North American big-game animals. The new edition is set to release in July 2016....

Gallagher Appointed to TSAA Board of Directors

Tom Gallagher has joined the board of directors of the Tree Stand Safety Awareness organziation, which works to bring safety awareness to the public. Gallagher has been actively involved in the outdoors industry for more than four decades. He played an instrumental role in the evolution of tree stands and related...

Deer & Deer Hunting Partners with Auburn University Deer Program

IOLA, Wis. — Deer & Deer Hunting, America’s first, exclusive whitetail hunting source, announces a new partnership with Auburn University’s School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences to provide deer enthusiasts with cutting-edge insights on white-tailed deer research, behavior and biology. The partnership will include year-round coverage in Deer & Deer Hunting Magazine,...

New Deer Biologist Hired, is Eager to Get Started

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has a new deer biologist and a new mammalogist. Joe Caudell, the deer biologist, joins the DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife from Murray State University in Kentucky, where he had served as assistant professor of wildlife since 2013. He also has served as an...

Undercover Investigation Yields Bust for Selling Venison

A two-year investigation by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Environmental Conservation Officers uncovered an illegal venison sales operation in the town of Edmeston, in Otsego County. Members of DEC’s Bureau of Environmental Crimes Investigation unit executed a search warrant recently at a butcher shop called Farmers Place (256 County...

Deer Management Coalition Blasts State Agency Decision

The New York State Whitetail Management Coalition strongly disagrees with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) decision to halt the expansion of a policy to protect yearling bucks and better manage the state’s deer population. The New York State Whitetail Management Coalition, which represents nearly 10,000 hunters statewide,...