wisconsin deer hunting

Astonishing 260 Inch Baker Buck Shatters State Record

The Wisconsin Buck & Bear Club has officially panel-scored a state record, non-typical whitetail buck killed by Jim Baker while bowhunting Sept. 18, 2013, in Waukesha County. Six measurers from the Wisconsin Buck & Bear Club convened to officially score the antlers following a mandatory 60-day drying period. The measurers included:...

Biggest Buck Ever Shot Wasn’t Easy Call: NBBC

Almost 11 years have passed since Johnny King, of Mt. Horeb, Wis., killed a monstrous white-tailed deer now known by many in the hunting world as “The King Buck.” The massive buck — that caused some antler-scoring groups to change the way they officially scored whitetails — is still recognized by...

Cameras Capture Head Games With a Crazed Whitetail Buck

  When a bully buck wreaks havoc in a hunting preserve, the Destination Whitetail team gets the call to take care of the menace. Airing tonight on Sportsman Channel, the next episode of Destination Whitetail travels to Crivitz, Wis., to help out some hunting friends. Destination Whitetail host Lauren Rich gets...

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....