The buck was born on the 15-acre farm in May 2015. It was part of a herd of 58 whitetails, along with 13 elk.
White Tail Deer
Feb. 28 was the 16th anniversary of the discovery of CWD in Wisconsin.
One board member said that the word "affected'' can be easily mistaken for "infected'' and hunters will look at a map of affected counties, mistakenly assume most of the state is infected and plan their outings in other states.
Increased surveillance and sampling, carcass movement restrictions and local community involvement are just some the goals.
"Entering and exiting the tree stand is a very frequent time for people to fall because you're in that transition period."
The ban for Lincoln County will be enacted for three years. Langlade County is within 10 miles of the Lincoln County positive wild deer, and due to being adjacent to a county with a CWD positive test result, a two-year ban will be enacted.
This new positive CWD detections.
With carcass-tagging no longer a requirement in Wisconsin, many deer hunters wonder about the accuracy of call-in registrations.
The hunt will be an added opportunity to harvest antlerless deer to help reach antlerless harvest goals and the county deer population objective.
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.
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