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Public Land Deer Hunting: A Thing of The Past?

Could a state really “sell off” its public hunting opportunities? In this day and age, I guess anything is possible, but that is exactly what some folks think might happen in Wisconsin if Gov. Scott Walker has his way. According to an article released last week, Wisconsin is about to go the way of...

Top 10 Comments on Dr. Deer James Kroll Wisconsin Report

In light of the preliminary Wisconsin deer hunting report issued by James Kroll (read the full report here), message boards are lighting up across in Internet this week. Here are the Top 10 comments made on websites of the state’s larger news organizations. From the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: 1. “Wisconsin hired this guy from Texas...

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Dr. Deer Wisconsin Report: Will High-Fence Bias Skew Final Plan?

  According to Wisconsin’s White-Tailed Deer Trustee Dr. James Kroll, people who call for more public hunting opportunities are “pining for socialism.” He further states, “(Public) Game management is the last bastion of communism.” OPINION BLOG These are just two insights into the man who has been asked to provide analysis and recommended changes to...

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‘Dr. Deer’ James Kroll Deer Report Disappoints

  OPINION BLOG In case you missed it, today was a big day for deer hunters in Wisconsin. We received news that James Kroll, a private-land deer manager from Texas, released his interim whitetail report for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Kroll was retained by Gov. Scott Walker’s administration to serve as a...