4 Reasons We Can’t Forget Does in the Fight Against CWD

There’s still much we do not know about chronic wasting disease (CWD), but we uncover new secrets annually and provide managers with new insights to better manage deer herds afflicted with this devastating disease. One fact is becoming more prominent: Even though bucks contract CWD at higher rates than does, it is a mistake to …

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Now You See Him: 9 Things We Know About Deer Excursions

Nothing about whitetails ever seems routine, does it? Just when you think you’ve got ‘em figured out, they seemingly throw another curve ball in the grand scheme of World Series play we call “hunting.” But that lack of certainty and the challenge that comes with it is a big part of why deer hunting is so …

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What Does a Deer With CWD Look Like?

What does a deer with chronic wasting disease (CWD) look like? Most look as healthy as the buck in the trail-camera photo above. A few days after this photo was taken in November 2012, QDMA member Bob Weiland of Wisconsin killed this buck, and the deer tested positive for CWD. Whitetails carry CWD for an …

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College Football Playoffs of Deer Science

College football games should all be played at night so I can catch them after I’m back in deer camp. Seriously, why must two of our nation’s greatest pastimes – deer hunting and college football – collide like they often do? On Saturday afternoons in fall, I know I can check the score on my …

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