The hunt will be an added opportunity to harvest antlerless deer to help reach antlerless harvest goals and the county deer population objective.
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Natural resources board member: No-minimum-age hunting change causing embarrassing perception in Wisconsin
MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Republicans' decision to eliminate the state's minimum hunting age has created an embarrassing perception that infants are roaming the state's woods with guns and created a loophole allowing adults to kill more animals using young children's…
Dan Meyer’s arrival as new Wisconsin DNR secretary cited as reason for delay.
Hunters reportedly killed 195,738 deer. That's less than the 197,262 killed last year and the 198,049 killed the year before, but more than the 192,111 killed in 2014.
Comes on the heels of age minimum being dropped for children to hunt with mentor.
MILWAUKEE — A Wisconsin kindergartener is among the first youngsters to bag a buck under a new law that eliminates the state's minimum hunting age. Lexie Harris, 6, is no stranger to the woods. Her dad, Tyler Harris, has taken her along…
Solitary Sauk County rock becomes “the spot” the last three deer seasons for the Durbin gang.
MONTELLO, Wis. — Two hunters have been found dead in Marquette County during opening day of the gun-deer season. Authorities say a 57-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound in his ground blind in the Town of Newton on…
Hunters asked to report ear-tagged deer in Trempealeau County. Two bucks are known to have escaped the captive deer facility in late October through an open gate. An unknown number of antlerless deer that were housed in the same facility may have escaped at the same time.
Viroqua, Wis. — Chronic wasting disease (CWD) in wild deer claimed one more Wisconsin county as it was confirmed that a wild Vernon County deer recently tested positive for the disease. “Vernon County has its first wild deer with CWD,”…
I suspect most hunters will strip all the tags, licenses, booklets, and other items no longer needed for hunting from their fanny pack or backpack when the gun deer season closes Nov. 26 and toss them away. Yes, some seasons…
The one-year-old doe was harvested in Greenwood township and is the first confirmed positive in Vernon County.
The Mineral Point farm has been quarantined but reportedly is still open because properly handled dead animals leaving the premises do not pose a risk of spreading the disease.
The accused were found to have altered the fence to allow wild deer to enter the facility, from which customers may hunt and harvest deer year round.
Falls from tree stands are a leading cause of serious injury for hunters.
With bucks on the move, now is the time to make the most of every spare hunting minute.
Bucks were among 40 deer reported to be on the 84-acre ranch in Waupaca County.
Mount Horeb youth used gun case, tagged her deer, and had it tested for CWD.
Whitetails Unlimited recently partnered with the Wisconsin DNR to plant mini-apple orchards on various public hunting lands throughout Wisconsin. Each mini-orchard will consist of eight to 12 apple trees. According to a Whitetails Unlimited news release, the project will not…
Plymouth, Minn. — When you snap photos of your buck this fall, remember to submit them to the 2017 Best Buck Photo Contest appearing in the Outdoor News publications. The annual photo contest is now open to hunting enthusiasts in…
New Wisconsin state budget eliminates carcass tags for deer and turkeys, registration of Canada geese
Motorists may now pick up road-killed turkeys with DNR authorization.
The DNR will be doing weekly updates throughout the archery season.
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