Don’t Believe These Common Myths About Deer Movement

If you were to ask 10 hunters to tell you the best time to hunt for deer, you might get 10 different answers. Most hunters have at least one theory on the best time to hunt, and they stick to that theory in spite of what conventional wisdom—and science!—might tell them. But the truth is…
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DNR Survey Reveals Best Places for Deer Hunting in Michigan

Interesting in doing some exploring outside of your usual hunting grounds next season? The Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently released a great new tool that can help you find the best deer hunting areas in the state. This interactive map is based on the DNR’s 2016 deer harvest survey, and it offers a number…
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State Panel Offers Recommendations on Chronic Wasting Disease

Since 2015, officials from Michigan’s Department of Natural Resources have identified at least 50 cases of deer affected by Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). This deadly disease is an infectious neurological condition that causes deformed proteins to eat holes in a deer’s brain. As the disease develops, it causes deer to become emaciated and delirious, eventually…
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Michigan Urges Drivers to Watch for Deer During Hunting Season

Whitetail season is upon us in Michigan, and while that’s a good thing for the hunters in our area, it’s not always welcome news for drivers. The fall rut is typically the most dangerous time of the year for drivers in Michigan, and the problem is often compounded by the fact that many people are…
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Science Sheds New Light on Whitetail Vision

All hunters know that whitetail deer have a pretty keen sense of smell, but do you ever wonder if they can see you as well as they can smell you? Well, you’re not alone. Turns out we know a whole lot about whitetail deer, but we really don’t know much about how they see the…
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5 Little-Known Facts about White-tailed Deer

The white-tailed deer is perhaps the most common game animal in North America. They can be found all over the continent, from the Florida Panhandle to the Northern reaches of Canada. In some places, they have become so accustomed to humans that they can often be found roaming casually through back yards and flowerbeds. In…
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