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Tuesday, June 18th, 2024

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Tuesday, June 18th, 2024

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Sportsmen Since 1967

Former DNR biologist explains air rifle deer hunting concept to Wisconsin Wildlife Federation

Keith Warnke, a former DNR biologist, spoke at the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation’s annual meeting as a representative of the Air Gun Sporting Association. He informed the board about legislation he is drafting that would allow the use of large-bore air rifles for deer hunting. (Photo by Beckie Gaskill)

Keith Warnke, a former DNR biologist, represented the Air Gun Sporting Association at the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation (WWF) annual meeting on large-bore air rifles and their potential use in deer hunting.
Warnke went to a meeting after retiring from the DNR and happened to meet up with an acquaintance who runs the Air Gun Sporting Association. That group is looking to get a law passed to allow the use of large-bore air rifles in deer hunting in Wisconsin. Warnke was asked to help with this statute change. Wisconsin allows the use of air guns for hunting for small game.

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