Category Archives: Fish & Game News

Hunter Success High During Early Portion Of First-Ever Managed Elk Hunt In Wisconsin


Following more than 22 years of elk management and reintroduction efforts, 2018 marked Wisconsin’s first managed elk hunt in state history.

Not only are a few lucky hunters enjoying this unique experience, but they are finding success, too. “As expected, hunter success has been high, and they are getting some big, mature bulls,” said Kevin Wallenfang, deer and elk ecologist for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Continue reading Hunter Success High During Early Portion Of First-Ever Managed Elk Hunt In Wisconsin

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North Carolina Wildlife Commission Reminds Hunters To Practice Tree Stand Safety


As deer season ramps up, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission reminds hunters to follow safety guidelines when hunting from a tree stand. Continue reading North Carolina Wildlife Commission Reminds Hunters To Practice Tree Stand Safety

Wisconsin Collared Deer Are Legal To Harvest


This fall, hunters may spot collared or ear-tagged whitetail deer in the fields and woods of southwest Wisconsin. These deer have been tagged as part of a mortality study by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and are legal to harvest. Continue reading Wisconsin Collared Deer Are Legal To Harvest

Michigan NRC Approves CWD Deer Regs


The Michigan Natural Resources Commission approved a series of deer hunting regulations aimed at slowing the spread of chronic wasting disease. The action came after months of commission members and Department of Natural Resources staff hearing from hunters, residents and others interested in the long-term health of the state’s deer population and a thorough review of the best available science on chronic wasting disease. Continue reading Michigan NRC Approves CWD Deer Regs