First Weekend of Illinois Firearm Deer Hunt Beats Last YearThe Illinois Department of Natural Resources says hunters took nearly 58,000 deer from Nov. 20-22.
Firearms Deer Season Opening Weekend Harvests Over 97,000Top harvest counties for opening weekend were Texas County with 2,184 deer checked, Howell County with 1,959 and Franklin County with 1,899.
Hunters Being Asked To Help Find Missing PersonsMissing woman's husband wants hunters to recognize, document possible evidence.
U.S. Considers Banning Type of Popular Rifle AmmunitionThe Obama administration is considering banning a type of ammunition used in one of the most popular types of rifles because it says the bullets can pierce a police officer's protective vest when fired from a handgun.
Two More Cases of Deadly Deer Disease Reported in Mo.The Missouri Department of Conservation on Monday reported that a Macon County adult buck and an adult doe in Adair County tested positive for chronic wasting disease.
Albino Deer Killed in Southeast MissouriJerry Kinnaman bagged an elusive 10-point buck on a friend's property in Cape Girardeau County, but he knows some people will be upset. The deer was a rare albino and something of a local celebrity after several sightings in recent years.
Mo. Hunters Allowed to Trespass to Retrieve Hunting DogsMissouri hunters would be allowed to trespass to retrieve their hunting dogs under a measure presented to a legislative committee.
DNR: Illinois Deer Harvest Down Sharply from Last YearThe Illinois Department of Natural Resources says hunters harvested roughly 74,000 deer during this year's firearm season.
Illinois State Police To Open Firing Ranges To HuntersHunters will get to use Illinois State Police firing ranges to test fire and sight their shotguns in anticipation of deer hunting season.
Nixon Urges Deer Hunters to Help Feed NeedyDeer hunting season is upon us, and Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is asking hunters to help curb Missouri's hunger epidemic.
Branson Chief Supporting Deer Hunts Inside CityBranson police chief Kurt Crutcher says the city ought to allow bow hunting of deer inside city limits.
Missouri Deer Hunters Can Buy Permits Online This is the first year that hunting permits can be bought online, printed out and used immediately.

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