Pope and Young Confirms New Non-Typical Coues’ Deer World Record

Pope and YoungThis buck ties the world record. A massive buck taken last fall has just been officially announced as scoring large enough to tie the world record for a non-typical Coues’ deer. Wesley Ely’s 139-2/8-inch monster came from Arizona last August. He’d watched this particular buck for four years. “I continued to scout and…

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Pennsylvania Game Commission expands CWD rules

Above: Wayne Laroche, the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s special assistant for CWD Response, addresses a press conference in Kirkwood, N.Y., on Wednesday, May 16 regarding the finalized CWD Risk Minimization Plan in neighboring New York state. (Video by Steve Piatt/Outdoor News) Pennsylvanians who harvest deer anywhere in New York, Ohio, Maryland or West Virginia no longer…

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6 Bucks With Narrow Spreads That Still Made the Record Book

Facebook/FacebookWho says a buck has to be really wide to be a shooter? When picturing the buck of their dreams, most hunters picture a deer with an exceptionally wide spread. While it is true that many of the biggest-antlered bucks in the books had wide racks, there are deer in the Boone and Crockett record…

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8 of the Coolest Drop-Tine Bucks Ever

Facebook/FacebookEveryone enjoys a big buck with drop tines. Here are eight impressive bucks with some of the coolest drop tines ever seen on a whitetail deer. Nothing grabs a hunter’s attention quite like a buck with a drop tine. Many hunters go their whole deer hunting careers without ever seeing one in the woods, let…

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Deer feeding bill gets massive makeover, passes Senate

Legislation that was aimed to legalize some forms of supplemental feeding of wild deer in Illinois was passed out of the Senate this week – albeit as a much different version of the original proposal. Senate Bill 2493, which originally stated “a person may supplementally feed deer with items otherwise prohibited by the Wildlife Code when…

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Michigan Lawmakers Make Move to End Ann Arbor’s Deer Sterilization Efforts

Travis SmolaThe Ann Arbor Michigan deer sterilization experiment may be coming to an end if a new bill becomes law. The saga of the urban deer herd in Ann Arbor, Michigan, has been a subject of hot debate across the state. Now, the Michigan House is looking to end at least one controversial aspect of it:…

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Northern Wisconsin County Has First Documented Case of CWD

Outdoor NewsA new CWD discovery in Oneida County has ramifications for hunters and local businesses alike. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources reported a wild deer suffering from chronic wasting disease in Oneida County. This is the county’s first documented case of a CWD-positive deer. The discovery took place in the town of Crescent, just…

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