With carcass-tagging no longer a requirement in Wisconsin, many deer hunters wonder about the accuracy of call-in registrations.
JUNEAU, Alaska — Hunters on Prince of Wales Island said this year’s deer hunting season was the worst in recent memory due to logging and a resurgence of wolves. Mike Douville, who serves on the
“I thought, ‘Please don’t let this be real. I don’t want to die like this.”’
Hunt will run Jan. 4-7 and 11-14 on public and private land in northern Ionia County and eastern Montcalm County, in select townships.
To this point, that’s more than 5 percent ahead of last year’s totals; and elusive elk put down by wildlife officials to protect deer herd, domestic livestock from disease potential.
Even as an extremely hectic year speeds to its end, I’m allowing myself a brief moment of contentment to breathe and reflect upon my 2017 hunting season. It was good. Actually, it was phenomenal. There
Author forgoes shooting at “iffy” target.
Includes 73 mule deer and 34 white-tailed deer. Season will run through Feb. 15, unless hunters fill a quota of 200 deer of each species before that date.
That’s up nearly 5,000 from last year, when hunters faced less-than-ideal conditions.