Articles from uvengwa

  1. Reasons Why Non-Residents Should Bow Hunt In Missouri

    This is a forum for those who live in Missouri, but it is also a great time to make a sales pitch to non-residents who are thinking of bow-hunting out of state. Not everyone in the country has access to healthy bucks, and the regulations for hunting in certain states or cities can be rather stringent. And Missouri can be a great vacation destination, along with being a great locale for finding prime buck in the woods. In the spring 2014 edition of North American Whitetail, the state of...
  2. Deer Diseases

    In my previous article about the dangers of whitetail deer, I mentioned some common deer diseases. But what are these diseases, and how harmful are they to humans? Deer are not domestic animals, and are susceptible to a wide range of viruses, parasites and bacteria. If you are curious about which types of diseases can affect deer, here is what to watch out for.

    Chronic Wasting Disease

    The state of Missouri has been rather stringent when it comes to instituting CWD zones, and various...
  3. Top Three Reasons Why Whitetail Deer Are Dangerous

    In an article from Reason, the whitetail deer was dubbed the most dangerous animal in North America. It may seem like an odd statement, but when think about it, whitetails do pose a danger to humans, not just in Missouri, but around the country. The amount of people who die from deer towers that of people killed by bears or mountain lions, according to Reason. You may think that the people die from hunting as a result of getting too close to deer, but there are other ways that people die at...
  4. Attracting Deer In Missouri

    Instead of going out and searching for deer, there are ways you can make the animals come to you. The state of Missouri is one of the best locations in the country for deer hunting, and you'll have no shortage of deer coming your way, if you know how to attract them. Whether it is in your backyard, or a designated piece of land, attracting deer is a simple process, if they are known to frequent the area. Attracting deer is also a good idea when camping or hunting on unfamiliar lands. The...
  5. Top Seven Deer Safety Tips When Hunting In Missouri

    Hunting is an adventure, but it is always important to keep in mind certain safety measures. You may be a safe and mindful hunter, but you may come across newbie hunters, and other hunters who are reckless and inexperienced. You may not be in control of others, but the best you can do is to be aware of your surroundings, and know if there are any other hunters in the vicinity.

    7. Wearing Hunter Orange Clothing

    Wearing orange clothing helps other hunters spot each other, and it is required...
  6. What Does Poaching Mean In Missouri?

    The most discussed form of poaching pertains to Africa, and parts of Asia, but various state laws around the country are very stringent when it comes to American poaching, especially deer. What would constitute deer poaching in Missouri? When it comes to Missouri state law, an example of poaching deer includes shooting a deer from the road and extracting their meat at the kill scene. Numerous deer carcasses have been found around the state, with the heads or antlers removed. Other activities...
  7. Transporting Deer In Missouri

    Image from Katerno

    Deer hunting can be an adventure steeped in family bonding and camaraderie, but there are some safety tips to keep in mind when going on the hunt. When caught in the moment, it can be all too easy to look over simple safety measures that can spell trouble if ignored. But, being safe is not a burden, and all such information can be found from the Missouri Department of Conservation website.

    Shot Deer

    As stated from the MDC, a shot deer is not always dead, especially if...
Loading...