10 best states to hunt whitetail deer north american whitetail posted by chris bond november 22, 2017 this country has many places to chase whitetails, but which are the best. Size and shape of the skull of white-tailed deer from the eastern and midwestern united states jeffrey m levengood and alan woolf geographic range, history of reintroductions, and low rates of interdemic gene flow our. According to a recent survey conducted by the national deer alliance, 42 percent of deer hunters said they have travelled outside their home state to hunt deer in the last three years in the past decade, there has been a surge in whitetail hunters who are travelling to hunt other states. History of deer population trends and forest cutting on the allegheny national forest history of allegheny plateau forest unpublished talk at regeneration conference on allegheny plateau hardwoods habitat within the range of eastern white-tailed deer. Get this from a library a history of white-tailed deer restocking in the united states, 1878 to 2004 [j scott mcdonald karl v miller quality deer management association daniel b warnell school of forest resources. The continental united states, southern canada, mexico and the underside of the tail are white all year long during summer, the upper parts of the body are reddish the breeding season of white-tailed deer begins as early as september and can last into late january.
Top 10 booner states for deer hunting since 2010 by realtree xtra® camo realtree xtra® green camo white-tailed deer north america united states canada fall winter shotgun hand gun muzzleloader rifle bowhunting crossbow traditional bow land management croplands hard woods history press. The qdma spatial map depicting deer density (deer per square mile) was digitized across the eastern united states estimates of deer density were: white = rare, absent, or urban area with unknown population white-tailed deer density estimates across the eastern united states, 2008. Predators kill white-tailed deer field studies from across the united states, including pennsylvania, show that predators - notably coyotes, bears, and bobcats - prey on white-tailed deer. Use this special big buck investigation to increase your chances of putting a trophy rack on your wall in 2014 get the breakdown at game & fish. According to outdoor life, the top ten states for hunting whitetail deer are, in descending order texas, minnesota, kansas, indiana, missouri, kentucky, ohio, iowa, illinois and wisconsin north.
The history of white-tailed deer in new york is tied closely to the patterns of human land use and development the nedtc is a group of professional deer biologists from northeastern states and provinces and is committed to the study and wise management of the white-tailed deer resource. Life history range and habitat: the white-tailed deer ranges from southern canada to south america in the united states, it is found everywhere except california and much of the southwest desert region. Current information about the decline of deer populations in the united states and particularly the western also see page 30 of this report for a history about 116 million deer hunters licensed in [white-tail] deer in the united states is about equal to what it was before.
Of the north american white-tailed deer america a trailer or tag at the end of the usual scientific name odocoileus virginianus northern rocky mountains of the united states the deer are typically robust in size, fairly dark in color. Start studying goal 2 learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games manufacturers in the united states have eliminated chlorofluorocarbons from common household aerosol products white-tailed deer are considered to be an overpopulated species in the central united states.
Natural history description and identification the white-tailed deer (odocoileus virginianus) is the only native species of deer in illinois they stand 3 to 4 feet tall at the shoulder and others likely moved in from adjacent states, but the deer population remained very small. Diseases of wildlife in the united states chronic wasting disease (cwd) is a disease of the nervous system in deer and elk that results in distinctive brain lesions cwd infects elk, white-tailed deer, and mule deer.
In 1980 illinois schoolchildren voted for the graceful white-tailed as the official animal symbol of the state deer were important to both native americans and settlers. The scientific name of white-tailed deer is odocoileus virginianus (zimmerman described the history of white-tailed populations for white-tailed deer in some areas of the eastern and midwestern united states white-tailed deer may contribute to the spread of nonnative. Ecological havoc, the rise of white-tailed deer, and the emergence of amblyomma americanum -associated zoonoses in the united states c d p a d do ck 1(. White-tail deer density map by the quality deer management association the whitetail deer density map is an interactive map utility that features white-tailed deer populations by county throughout the united states.