Tag: Deer

Illinois Deer & Turkey Expo in Bloomington Opens Today!

The 26th annual Illinois Deer & Turkey Expo, the state’s premier consumer expo for hunting and outdoor lifestyle enthusiasts presented by Field & Stream and Outdoor Life magazines, is returning to Bloomington, Ill., for three days of all things deer and turkey hunting Aug. 12-14 at the Interstate Center at the McLean County Fairgrounds. A... Read more »

Illinois Firearm Deer Harvest at 97,760

Illinois Firearm Deer Harvest at 97,760
The preliminary totals are in for the 2011 firearm deer season, according to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. The harvest number is down slightly from the 2010 season. Illinois Firearm Deer Season Closes with Preliminary Harvest of 97,760  Deer Hunting Continues with Archery, Muzzleloader, Late-Winter/CWD Seasons SPRINGFIELD, IL – Firearm deer hunters in Illinois... Read more »

Coyotes may affect deer populations in the Southeast

Deer hunters, check out this press release… The Journal of Wildlife Management – Deer populations are declining in the southeastern United States, and coyotes may be contributing to this decline. Although cause-and-effect studies have not been conducted, the expansion of the coyote’s range and its increasing numbers have coincided with the decline in deer. Wildlife... Read more »

Use Caution While Driving This Spring

From Whitetails Unlimited.  Good points have been brought to our attention here.  Check it out… Deer are very active in the spring, creating hazards for motorists. Whitetails Unlimited urges drivers to be safe this spring. Collisions between cars and white-tailed deer are common in the spring, and drivers need to be alert to the danger,... Read more »

Will County FPD to have deer management meetings

I received information from Bruce Hodgdon, Public Information Officer, Forest Preserve District of Will County regarding deer management efforts in Will County.  This is what information that has been sent…  The Forest Preserve District of Will County will host three public informational meetings on deer management in District preserves.  Deer numbers need to be reduced... Read more »