Doug Etten

Wisconsin deer hunters want carcass tags, in-person registration

Madison —The question as to whether more accurate deer harvest records are gained through either electronic or in-person registration was discussed at length during a number of Conservation Congress spring hearings in counties around the state. Rollie Lee, of Black River Falls, is a former DNR game warden who retired as the DNR’s deputy chief warden. Lee drafted a resolution…

Wisconsin game farm quarantined after CWD found

Tigerton, Wis. — The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has confirmed a positive test for chronic wasting disease (CWD) on the Wilderness Game Farm located just outside of Tigerton in Shawano County. The Wisconsin DNR announced that the positive test was discovered in a 3-year-old buck. Ranch records show the lone positive was one of 16 tests…