wisconsin deer hunting

Record Buck for a “Meat Hunter”

Wisconsin’s Tom Hermansen killed one of the greatest main frame 8 pointers ever be harvested. By John Dummer When it comes to deer hunting you will hear people say they would rather be lucky than good any day.  For Wisconsin native Tom Hermansen he would agree. However, on opening day of...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...