Deer season planning meetings scheduled March 21-31.
Natural Resources Board
Public appearance/comment deadline Dec. 1.
It could be one of the first times in recent memory that a DNR secretary indicated he might not carry out an NRB order.
No final decisions have been made yet. Rather, results of this public input will be considered by the Conservation Congress, DNR and Natural Resources Board in the coming months.
Highlights include new open-water duck zone.
Hunter Nation claims DNR broke State Act 169 by not setting season.
Burnett, Douglas, Bayfield and Sawyer counties to return to original county recommendations.
NRB strikes holiday hunt in two counties, reduces antlerless deer quotas in 11 northern counties.
Instead returns to 10 permits, as in each of the previous two seasons.