So how did the pigs take hold in the state? Farm escapees? Old-time colonial Virginia holdouts? Not so, suspect state game officials who blame opportunistic hunters for bringing them into the Commonwealth.
In order to get a better understanding of the coyote-whitetail relationships, biologists at the Savannah River Site then examined the results of an intense coyote removal effort in the same areas they studied fawn predation.
It’s not uncommon for companies who make products for the U.S. military to dip their toes into the civilian sporting market. But it’s pretty rare for a tactical equipment maker to make waves in the world of waterfowling.
Ever since Missouri discovered Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in 11 deer in captive operations in northeast Missouri in 2010 and 2011 and 10 deer in the nearby free-ranging herd, deer farms have been under fire.
Vouchers are available for all state residents who served on active duty in Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation Enduring Freedom eligible for a free small game, archery deer, gun deer or fishing license.