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November 23, 2011
Deer hunting deaths reported among elderly hunters
Four Wisconsin deer hunters have died since the nine-day gun season began last Saturday, all from natural causes. The latest victim is 80-year-old Elmer Schuh of rural Brillion. His body was found Monday night after a two-and-a-half hour search of a wooded area in Manitowoc County....
November 23, 2011 - 10:43am
Wild Side: Canada geese elude hunters, loaf on Lake George
Canada geese are known for their aggressively protective attitude, fidelity to their mates and families, and their ability to rapidly process...
November 23, 2011 - 8:20am
November 22, 2011
Hunters killed about six-percent more deer than a year ago during the opening weekend
Wisconsin hunters killed an estimated 112-thousand-581 deer on the opening weekend of the nine-day gun season. That's almost six-percent more than a year ago. And the D-N-R says the final weekend tally will probably be larger. That's because the preliminary count was based on phone...
November 22, 2011 - 9:54am
November 21, 2011
Hunters register 112,581 deer opening weekend of 2011 season; kill up 5.6 percent
MADISON - Among more than 600,000 hunters who headed afield Saturday morning for Wisconsin's annual gun-deer opener, more than one in six were successful by Sunday evening. A preliminary call-in tally showed hunters registered 112,581 deer over the two day period. "As I listened...
November 21, 2011 - 4:29pm
Reports indicate increase in deer harvest opening weekend
We won't know until later today -- but Wisconsin deer hunters apparently had more success than a year ago in the opening weekend of the nine-day gun season. A registration station in Askeaton in northeast Wisconsin reported more deer than last year. And Tim Fuller said the deer...
November 21, 2011 - 8:14am
November 20, 2011
Ideal conditions for second day of deer hunt
Conditions today are expected to be nearly ideal for the second day of the gun deer season. Department of Natural Resources officials say no hunting injuries had been reported by yesterday afternoon. And, a steady stream of does and bucks were turned in throughout opening day. Early...
November 20, 2011 - 9:17am
November 19, 2011
Bucks to brag about taken in Pierce County for Wisconsin's gun-deer opener
For Pierce County, the opening morning of Wisconsin's gun-deer season Saturday featured temperatures just above freezing, gray skies and some flurries in the air. Many participants registering at the registration station in Ellsworth, SuperAmerica, said they saw a lot of deer.
November 19, 2011 - 12:27pm
Nine-day deer hunt begins this mornng
Rifles are cleaned and oiled, everyone is wearing blaze orange and Wisconsin's woods are filled with deer hunters. The nine-day gun deer season kicked off at dawn today. Some experts say scaling back the unpopular earn-a-buck program has excitement at a higher level today. It will...
November 19, 2011 - 9:53am
November 17, 2011
DNR using social media to keep in touch with hunters during deer hunt
MADISON - With the opening day of the nine-day gun deer hunt right around the corner, the Department of Natural Resources is unveiling new tools it's using to keep in touch with hunters this year. Just days ago, the DNR launched its first Facebook page and Twitter account and laid...
November 17, 2011 - 4:49pm
Cougar photographed in central Wisconsin spotted in Rusk County, heading north
EAU CLAIRE - The state DNR says a cougar photographed in Juneau and Jackson counties a month ago has apparently headed north. A camera on a trail...
November 17, 2011 - 2:12pm
First times's a charm for young Pierce County bow hunter
November 17, 2011 - 1:19pm
Deer hunt numbers down in Minnesota
ST. PAUL - The firearms deer harvest is down a little this year and officials says it's likely because of high winds on opening weekend. The DNR's Lou Cornicelli says strong winds can adversely affect a deer's hearing and scenting ability, causing limited movement. He says the...
November 17, 2011 - 8:52am
November 16, 2011
Deer numbers for upcoming hunt uncertain
Wisconsin deer hunters are gearing up for the nine-day gun season that begins on Saturday. And there are mixed opinions on how well they'll do. DNR warden supervisor Jeremy Peery in Eau Claire says the deer population appears to be fairly steady from a year ago in northwest Wisconsin....
November 16, 2011 - 10:07am
Sheriff Hove: New laws about long guns in vehicles
Happy deer hunting! Just a note to say please be safe when you are out hunting. Remember to be careful climbing in and out of your tree stand. Also be sure of your target and what's beyond your target before shooting. Also please take time to read the new laws about long guns in...
November 16, 2011 - 9:34am