Chronic Wasting Disease and the Use of Hunting Scents

Nothing scares hunters more than Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). The disease shows up unannounced and can decimate massive deer and elk herds as well as the moose population in very short order. Recently the use of hunting scents have come into question as possibly being a source of spreading CWD — this claim is false and is used by anti-hunters as fodder for their campaign.

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