Ross DeWitt -8 pt buck

Ross DeWitt Deer Photo

By Editor | November 23, 2020
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WI Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters to ride safely when using ATVs/UTVs

By Editor | November 23, 2020

MADISON – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds hunters to ride safely when using all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and utility-terrain vehicles (UTVs) during their hunt this year. Since January, 33 people have died in ATV and UTV-related crashes in 2020. Most of the incidents involved people not wearing a helmet or seat belt. There…

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Deer hunters reminded to select farmland zone harvest authorizations and register harvest

By Editor | November 23, 2020

As Wisconsin hunters prepare to head out for the nine-day gun deer season opening on Saturday, Nov. 21, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds hunters that registration is mandatory and easier than ever before. Hunters should be aware of the zone, deer management unit and land type on their antlerless deer harvest authorizations…

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Be sure of your target: deer hunters reminded to watch out for elk and moose

By Editor | November 23, 2020

MADISON – While out in the woods for gun deer season Nov. 21 -29, hunters may encounter elk or moose. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds hunters to take an extra second to be sure of your target before you shoot this season. Once widespread across North America, elk were eliminated from Wisconsin…

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How to participate in 2020 Deer Donation Program

By Editor | November 23, 2020

Each year, hunters, meat processors, and food pantries help families in need by working closely with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and its partners including: County Land and Water Conservation Departments, food pantries, charitable organizations, Hunt for the Hungry, and USDA-Wildlife Services –  who all help to implement and administer the Deer Donation Program.…

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DNR Hunt Wild Wisconsin mobile app loaded with new features for Fall 2020

By Editor | November 23, 2020

The free Hunt Wild Wisconsin mobile app is back for 2020 with everything Wisconsin hunters need in the field, from property boundaries and electronic regulations, including shooting hours, to chronic wasting disease (CWD) sampling and deer carcass disposal locations. App users can find new public lands to explore, brush up on the regulations or listen…

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As nine-day approaches, hunters prepare to head into field for another great season

By Editor | November 17, 2020

MADISON – Hunting is a long-established tradition woven into the fabric of Wisconsin’s culture. As hunters new and old make their way into the woods this November, excitement levels are high as hunters prepare for the nine-day gun deer hunting season in Wisconsin beginning Nov. 21, 2020. “We can definitely feel the excitement as we…

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Peak rut is underway

By Editor | November 17, 2020

MADISON – As Wisconsin heads into what is known in the hunting community as “peak rut,” or the primary breeding season for deer, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) would like to remind those participating in deer hunting season to practice safety when using treestands. According to surveys, 25% of bowhunters have experienced a…

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Hunters reminded of COVID-19 safety measures during deer season

By Editor | November 17, 2020

With deer season underway, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is urging hunters to keep COVID-19 safety measures in mind and use the online reporting system to report their deer. “Hunting is a long-established tradition in Wisconsin. However, with the pandemic, it is up to each of us to keep our communities healthy and…

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Deer hunters reminded to select farmland zone harvest authorizations and register harvest

By Editor | November 17, 2020

As Wisconsin hunters prepare to head out for the nine-day gun deer season opening on Saturday, Nov. 21, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds hunters that registration is mandatory and easier than ever before. Hunters should be aware of the zone, deer management unit and land type on their antlerless deer harvest authorizations…

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