Wisconsin’s Nine-Day Gun Deer Hunting Season Gets Underway Today
Wisconsin’s nine-day gun deer hunting season officially
gets underway today. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says with an
estimated 1.8 million deer on the landscape across the state, all Wisconsin
counties have antlerless deer hunting opportunities thanks to the large deer herd.
According to the DNR, ss of Noon Friday, sales for gun, bow,
crossbow and patron licenses reached 690,928 – with 464,120 of those licenses
for gun privileges only. The DNR says Wisconsin is ranked second among all
states in the number of resident and non-resident hunters.
The gun deer hunting season runs through December 1st.