Whitetail Deer Hunting News

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What is the Real Killer of Deer in Virginia’s Forests?

As the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) struggles to manage a deer hunting season amid a declining population, biologists are trying to determine the leading causes for the drop in deer numbers. Scientists have employed radio-collared tracking devices that are greatly helping scientists determine a fawn’s fate.

Muzzleloader Antlerless Deer Permit Applications Available in Vermont

Vermont’s muzzleloader antlerless deer hunting permit applications are now available on the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department’s website (www.vtfishandwildlife.com).  A quick-link to the information and application is provided on the home page.

Tuesday is Arizona’s Fall Hunt Application Deadline

Don’t wait until the last minute to apply for Arizona’s fall draw for hunting deer, turkey, javelina, bighorn sheep, buffalo and pheasant. Applications must be received by the Arizona Game and Fish Department by 7 p.m. (MST), Tuesday, June 12. There are three ways to apply for the fall draw: online, in person or by mail.

Proficiency Tests Required for Arkansas' Urban Deer Hunt

Unique deer hunting opportunities are increasing for Arkansas sportsmen. There is a catch, however. Hunters have to meet a somewhat stringent list of rules.

Tips Sought in Montana’s Bitterroot Deer Poaching Case

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks game wardens are looking for tips on a deer poaching case that occurred late last week in the northern Bitterroot Valley.

FWP Game Warden, Lou Royce, reported that at least five mule deer were shot and abandoned between the late evening hours of Wednesday, May 30 and the early morning hours of Friday, June 1 on the MPG Ranch, north of Florence.

Wardens found four bucks and one doe and are investigating and processing evidence collected at the scene.

Permit Applications Available for Special Deer Hunt in West Virginia

The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) in Green Bank, W.Va., has announced that applications are now available and are being accepted for the special resident- only, controlled deer hunt at the NRAO site. This controlled hunt is organized and planned in cooperation with the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR).

Ohio’s Controlled Deer and Waterfowl Hunts Coming Soon

Hunters wanting to participate in Ohio’s fall controlled deer and waterfowl hunts have until July 31 to submit permit applications for a random drawing. These special hunts are held on selected public areas to provide additional hunting opportunities for Ohio’s hunting enthusiasts.

All applicants, youth and adult, must possess a current hunting license and meet the age requirements in order to apply for a controlled hunt.

2012-2013 Deer Permit Application Process Begins June 1 in Arkansas

Permit applications will be available for WMA doe quota, youth, archery, modern gun and muzzleloader deer hunts on several AGFC wildlife management areas throughout the state.

Applications are made only online at www.agfc.com beginning Friday, June 1. The deadline for applications is Sunday at midnight, July 1.

Each person may submit one application for each type of permit hunt (WMA doe quota, youth deer, archery deer, muzzleloader deer and modern gun deer).