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Captive deer would have been reclassified as livestock under a bill that was vetoed by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon. Missouri's legislature failed to override the veto by one vote.

Veto Override Fails to Reclassify Captive Deer as Livestock

A monstrous battle that included legislators ganging up (nothing new, eh) while opponents and proponents slugged it out has ended up with a failed effort by one vote to reclassify captive deer as livestock and give a state agricultural agency control over deer farms. According to the Associated Press in this story, Missouri lawmakers came...

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Biologists Find ‘Unprecedented’ Level of CWD in Deer Farm

Biological research officials from multiple agencies have confirmed at least seven captive whitetail deer on one northeast farm were infected with chronic wasting disease, heightening concerns about the potential spread of the fatal disease. The seven deer were identified earlier this year on a farm in Pennsylvania as having the disease, which is fatal. Deer cannot be...

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Heart J Outfitters – Near Towner, ND

  Heart J Outfitters 604 67th St NE Towner, ND 58755 (701) 240-8696 (701) 240-9002 WEBSITE Species Whitetail Turkey Heart J Outfitters is a prime whitetail deer bow hunting only experience in north-central North Dakota that every serious bow hunter would like to experience! We cater to the everyday deer hunter, where every buck counts!...

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Was This Man Killed Because He Was Feeding Deer?

A trial began this week for a husband and wife charged with multiple counts related to the death of a neighbor. Paula Zumberge, 50, was to have taken the stand Wednesday to testify in her behalf as she faces charges of attempted second-degree murder, two counts of second degree assault, and aiding and abetting second-degree murder. Testimony...

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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...

Arkansas has a variety of hunting options including some special youth and draw hunts on refuges.

Massive Deer Fraud Alleged in Shocking Charges

Stunning charges and allegations concerning white-tailed deer used for extensive insurance fraud have been leveled against more than 40 residents of a northeast state, one of them an alleged mob associate already facing two trials, following a lengthy investigation and grand jury proceedings. Forty-one people in Philadelphia, Pa., are alleged to be involved in...

A deer leaped or fell from an overpass and landed on this van, which had a mother and four children inside. (Photo: Heidi Conner/CBS2)

Deer Leaps From Overpass, Crashes on Woman’s Windshield

A mother driving a van with four children inside got the shock of her life recently while motoring along Interstate 90 in Illinois near Barrington when a deer decided to do a gainer off an overpass. The adult doe landed on Heidi Conner’s van windshield, shattering it and spraying glass shards inside the vehicle....

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What Was Chewing on This Buck’s Body? (Warning: Graphic)

Paul Krueger of Wisconsin emailed us earlier this year with some photos of a deer he shot the last week of November while bowhunting. He waited until morning to retrieve the deer and, overnight, temperatures dropped to single digits. But when Krueger got to his deer and then started working on it, he realized...

A smooth-shooting rifle and good bullets are obviously crucial to success, but they're only as good as the optics that help you line up the deer in your sights.

Research Coatings Before Buying Hunting Optics

What are all these coatings on scopes, binoculars and spotting scopes? Take a look at any optics company’s site and you’ll find some descriptions about lens coatings that help with abrasion resistance, clarity, light transmission, glare reduction and waterproof capabilities. By Alan Clemons Some of these coatings are proprietary, specially designed by or for...