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Crossbows now allowed to hunt deer during Wisconsin gun deer season

Published on November 7, 2012 By admin

New rule does not apply to archery deer hunting seasons EAU CLAIRE – According the the Wisconsin DNR, any hunter now can use a crossbow during any Wisconsin gun deer season, including muzzleloader, under the authority of their gun deer license and gun deer carcass tags, under new rules approved this year that apply to […]

Minnesota DNR anticipates good deer hunting season

Published on October 31, 2012 By admin

Deer hunting should be good when Minnesota’s firearms hunting season opens Nov. 3, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). “Minnesota’s deer population is up from last year, in part, because of the mild winter,” said Lou Cornicelli, the DNR’s wildlife research manager. “Mild winters result in more survival of adults, more fawns […]

Michigan DNR asks for continued assistance in reporting deer die-offs from EHD

Published on October 23, 2012 By admin

The Department of Natural Resources asks hunters and other Michigan residents to continue to report sightings of dead deer to help with the department’s efforts to monitor the outbreak of epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) in the state this year. Deer have died in substantial numbers in at least 29 counties this summer and fall due […]

New penalties for deer baiting in Minnesota

Published on October 17, 2012 By admin

According to the Minnesota DNR, participants in Minnesota’s firearm deer season will be greeted with new penalties for baiting violations when they go afield Nov. 3. “It seems that every year our officers are spending more and more time responding to complaints about baiting or discovering it while on patrol,” said Lt. Col. Rodmen Smith, […]

Youth deer hunt to be held Oct. 6-7 statewide in Wisconsin

Published on September 27, 2012 By admin

MADISON – A statewide youth deer hunt will be held the weekend of Oct. 6-7 in Wisconsin. The hunt is designed to give youth hunters ages 10-15 an opportunity to hunt deer and gain valuable hunting experience at a time when other hunters are not authorized to hunt deer with a firearm. Since 2009, hunters […]

Wisconsin DNR asks hunters and outdoor enthusiasts to assist in reporting sick deer observations

Published on September 16, 2012 By admin

MADISON — Hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts heading out into the woods and fields this weekend should report any sick deer or observations of multiple dead deer to the Department of Natural Resources. In the last two weeks, DNR has had reports of people finding small groups of dead deer, primarily in the Town of […]