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Utah's deer hunters will have some new opportunities in 2015.
(Photo: Brent Stettler)

More Deer Hunting Opportunities Available in 2015

New hunts for mule deer await some hunters in in the 2015 autumn seasons after state wildlife officials added dates to provide more opportunities. Justin Shannon, big game coordinator for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, says giving hunters more chances to hunt was one of the major things DWR biologists wanted to do...

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Are Whitetail, Mule Deer Numbers Improving or Still Flat?

Mule deer numbers have experienced recent declines in many areas of one Rocky Mountain state but could be improving, according to optimistic outlooks by some biologists. Favorable weather and habitat conditions this year could help spur an uptick in some areas, but it’s not all wine and roses across the board. According to the Montana...

Mark Drury of Drury Outdoors killed this magnificent 197-inch mule deer while hunting with 3 Rivers Adventures in Alberta, Canada. Drury was using a PSE Dream Season SP and Rage Xtreme 2.3 on the hunt. (Photo: Drury Outdoors)

Drury Starts His Deer Season with a Monster!

Wow! What a way to start the deer season and with a bow in hand, too! With a report on their Drury Outdoors website, Mark Drury revealed that he has killed his biggest deer ever — mule deer or whitetail — with his astounding 197-inch mule deer he shot in Canada. Drury was hunting...

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Trophy Ridge Outfitters – Carlile, WY

  Trophy Ridge Outfitters 17985 US HWY 14 Carlile, WY 82721 (307) 756-9776 cell (307) 756-2194 WEBSITE Species Whitetail Mule Antelope Turkey Buffalo Elk Archery Praire Dog All of our outfitters hunts are fully guided on private land, and include free lodging and meals. There is an onsite shooting/sight-in range, and a nearby 1000...

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So Who’s Still Against This Successful Urban Deer Hunt?

Urban deer hunting programs are designed to offer bowhunters the opportunity to help communities with deer overpopuation problems in controlled settings and more cities are getting on board with these outstanding projects. One is getting ready for its second year and officials and hunters couldn’t be happier. Even residents — most of them, other...

Donald Trump Jr. was among the guests who have visited Deer Talk Now.

Concern Growing as Deer Population Takes Hard Hit

Sometimes when things hit a crisis level it takes the hands-on approach of multiple organizations and good folks trying to figure out what’s going on, what can be done and how to set the wheels in motion. That’s what happened recently when sportsmen’s groups gathered to discuss the declining populations of mule deer and how...

Whitetail Buck Deer (Photo by NPS)

QDMA Forms New Deer Group for Conservation Advocacy

Deer hunters, conservation organizations and hunting industry companies from across North America are rapidly uniting to form the National Deer Alliance (NDA) – a new organization created to serve as the unified voice of the modern deer hunter and guardian of North America’s wild deer, wildlife habitat and our hunting heritage. While deer are...

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Lowest Number of Deer Tags Offered in 34 Years

Deer hunters are losing more than 11,500 hunting permits from last season due to a continued decline in population numbers and more than 2 million acres of Conservation Reserve Program habitat being put back into crop use. North Dakota hunters will find themselves with fewer opportunities this year. Randy Kreil, wildlife chief for the...

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Hunter Misses Giant Buck But It’s Still Amazing

Missed me! Missed me! Hey, who hasn’t missed? It’s one of those things that happens and we just have to suck it up and keep going. Right? Adrenaline’s pumping, heart’s pounding, maybe the Hunting Gods decide to throw a little windy curveball gust at the last minute. Misses happen. But what about this “miss”...

State Wants Your Input on Hunting Seasons

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks invites hunters, landowners, outfitters, and others to get involved now to help set hunting seasons for 2014 and 2015. The public can comment online beginning Friday, Aug. 9 and at a series of statewide open houses later this month at most FWP regional offices. The open house meetings will...