Chronic wasting disease is a perplexing issue for biologists, state wildlife agencies and hunters. The disease has been discovered in more than two dozen U.S. states and Canadian provinces. (Photo: Warden Micheal Hopper, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism)

Another CWD Case Confirmed in Texas Deer

The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) announced that a captive white-­‐tailed deer in a Lavaca County deer breeding facility has been confirmed positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). The Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) in College Station detected the presence of CWD in samples submitted,...


Best State for Deer Hunting: Funny Math

  I’m continually amazed at the “glass half full” mentality of some deer hunters. Amongst the comments to my Whitetail Wisdom blog post from last week was this gem from a fellow Wisconsin hunter. The guy was apparently upset that I dared question the appointment of a Texas private-land deer biologist as Wisconsin’s deer...