wisconsin deer hunting


DNR Updates Hunters On Sweeping Changes

In July, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s office released an independent report by “Deer Czar” Dr. James Kroll. The report brought about plenty of criticism from within the state (See D&DH Editor Dan Schmidt’s thoughts HERE), but regardless it called for some major changes in deer management in the state. The following is the DNR’s...


Matt McPherson Answers Bow Questions On Deer Talk Now

Matt McPherson, founder of Mathews Archery, was the special guest Wednesday on Deer Talk Now. McPherson visited with Deer Talk Now hosts Dan Schmidt and Brian Lovett of Deer & Deer Hunting on the live, 1-hour live webcast that airs at 12 p.m. Central from Deer & Deer Hunting headquarters. Deer Talk Now is...


Giant City Buck Photographed

For the past few years, a small, sleepy town in north-central Wisconsin has been haunted by a ghost — a giant buck that stalked the parking lots and roadways just inside the city limits. As rumors of the buck grew, locals began to whisper about sightings of the buck. Now, we have photo confirmation....


DNR: Hard Frost Means EHD Outbreak Is Over

With the recent onset of hard frosts across southern Wisconsin, state Department of Natural Resources officials are declaring that the 2012 epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) outbreak is over. The disease has been confirmed in samples submitted from deer found dead in Waukesha, Columbia, Iowa, Rock, Sauk, Dane, Jefferson and Marquette counties. “Hunters, landowners, and...


Cool Bow-Mounted iPhone Video

Deer & Deer Hunting reader Jeff Zuelsdorf sent in this awesome iPhone video of a buck he shot on Oct. 26. Here’s his note: I shot this Buck at 5:20 pm, Oct. 26 near Richland Center, Wis. Deer & Deer Hunting is a real inspiration to all of us… He was 15 yards out,...


Local Booner Hits the Ground

In the October issue of Deer & Deer Hunting, we showed a video still of a giant local buck that was roaming just a few miles from the D&DH office. Last night, the hunter who had put in hours of work scouting and hunting the buck finally got his shot. The buck grosses just...


Collared, Tagged Deer Are Fair Game

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is reminding hunters that they may harvest any of the more than 240 white-tailed deer currently marked with radio collars or any of the 200 or so deer marked with ear tags during the designated archery and gun-deer seasons. In return, researchers ask hunters who harvest these marked...


Deer Talk Now: The Truth About the King Buck

Wisconsin deer hunting fanatic Jay Fish, owner of the King Buck officially which was scored last Saturday by Boone and Crockett Club, was the special guest this Wednesday on Deer Talk Now, and provided details about the scoring and his insights on the controversy.