Chronic wasting disease has popped up again in Pennsylvania, this time in connection with captive deer. Hunters inside and outside fences may be impacted as a result.
Changes may be coming to Pennsylvania’s hunting and trapping seasons. Plus, some previously temporary rules may become permanent.
Game Commissioners will consider a proposal to change the shape of several wildlife management units to better fight chronic wasting disease. It’s not just deer hunters who could be impacted, though. Those who chase bears, turkeys and more might feel the differences.
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The Pennsylvania Game Commission found a record number of CWD-positive deer via testing of animals taken in recent months. “Targeted” removal of deer may result.
Was that deer dead on the side of the road a goner long before a vehicle came along? In some cases, yes, thanks to a disease that — as the experience of one state shows — is relentless.
Chronic wasting disease continues to persist in Pennsylvania. That may lead to some rules changes for hunters this fall.
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Pennsylvania Game Commissioners haven’t banned the use of deer urine for hunting, yet. But the idea is not off the radar either, as recent talk showed again.