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Governor Holding Up ‘Dr. Deer’ Final Report

According to a report by Ron Seely of the Wisconsin State Journal, Wisconsin deer hunters only have one more day to wait before the state state releases the controversial report prepared for Gov. Scott Walker by Texas deer management expert Dr. James Kroll. According to Seely, Kroll delivered his report last week, but publication...

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Another Wolf Hunting Season Plan Takes Shape

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has set a preliminary harvest quota for the hunting and trapping season planned to begin in October. The agency released a goal of 142 to 233 wolves as it planned four meetings  to collect public input on what would be Wisconsin’s first regulated wolf harvest. The state would...

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Antlers, Wolf Tracks & Buck Deer Pumpkin Art

It might only be June, but who isn’t already thinking about deer hunting this fall? Everyone here at Deer & Deer Hunting, of course, never stops thinking about it. But it really is weird to think that we’re only a stone’s throw away from bowhunting season. That’s enough to get me excited to go...

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Best State for Deer Hunting: Funny Math

  I’m continually amazed at the “glass half full” mentality of some deer hunters. Amongst the comments to my Whitetail Wisdom blog post from last week was this gem from a fellow Wisconsin hunter. The guy was apparently upset that I dared question the appointment of a Texas private-land deer biologist as Wisconsin’s deer...

Whitetail Fawn Study Should Help Managers

Safari Club International Foundation (SCI Foundation) proudly announced today that it made a donation of $25,000 to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to conduct a white-tailed deer predation study. The SCI Foundation and Wisconsin DNR Predator / Prey study will examine challenges wildlife managers face in finding a balance between predator and...

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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...