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New research sheds light on lunar phase impact on white-tailed deer

Conventional wisdom has long held that deer are more active on moonlit nights and most active under a full moon. The day after, the conjecture followed, deer move around less …

UPDATED: Sat., March 10, 2018

Orofino hunters worry about whitetail deer herds

A small group of hunters from Orofino is determined to change the way the Idaho Department of Fish and Game manages the region’s whitetail deer herds.

North Idaho poachers taking heavy toll on game

LEWISTON, Idaho — Poachers are likely killing far more game animals than wolves are, state wildlife officials in North Idaho say.

Science project yields new data

Riverside High School senior Erik Kemp wondered if baiting deer would change the animal’s behavior – a concern he’d heard from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. But no …

The rut leads whitetails to abandon wary ways

A whitetail hunter is always up for the mating season. The rut, as it’s called, is a short window of opportunity exercised by the deer and the sportsmen alike.

Landers: Evidence doesn’t support antler restrictions

Looking into the Stevens County-based campaign to set four-point-minimum antler restrictions on white-tailed deer hunts in portions of northeastern Washington, one logical conclusion emerges: Fish and Wildlife Commissioner Gary Douvia …