So Far, Gov. Walker Fails To Bag A BuckWalker spokeswoman Laurel Patrick said he hunted on Sunday and Monday. He tweeted Sunday that he was "looking for a buck" in Vilas County and posted a picture of snow-covered woods. He tweeted again Monday that he was "back at it," with another picture of snow-dusted trees. Later Monday he tweeted that it was snowing but his view was amazing and included another picture of the woods.
Alaska Deer Hunter Killed In WisconsinWisconsin officials say an Alaska man is dead after his hunting companion apparently shot him. Department of Natural Resources Warden Jon King says the 39-year-old man was deer hunting with a 35-year-old Wisconsin woman in Columbia County on Sunday morning.
DNR Investigates Alleged Deer Chase On Dr. Palmer's LandThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Thursday it was investigating a report of potentially illegal hunting activity on land owned by the dentist who was sharply criticized for shooting a well-known lion in Zimbabwe.
Litchfield Man, 58, Shot In Leg While Deer HuntingA 58-year-old man suffered non-life threatening injuries after being shot while hunting in central Minnesota Sunday afternoon, according to the Meeker County Sheriff's Office.
With Longer Season, Bow Hunting Increasing In PopularityThe firearms deer hunt begins Saturday in Minnesota. But some outdoorsmen and women have found a way to extend the season beyond three weeks. The firearm season wraps up at the end of November, but the bow hunting season runs through the end of December.
Minn. Hunters Gearing Up For Firearm Deer SeasonIt is "Orange Friday." That means in just a few hours, more than half a million Minnesotans will head to the outdoors for the opening of deer hunting season. It is a long-standing Minnesota tradition. The Department of Natural Resources says it expects this year's deer harvest to be relatively low, between 140,000 and 155,000 deer.
Deer Hunters Urged To Find, Check Licenses In North DakotaNorth Dakota wildlife officials are urging deer hunters to find their license and check it for accuracy. The Game and Fish Department says every year its licensing section receives last-minute inquiries from hunters who can't find their license, and it's difficult for the agency to issue a replacement license in time for the season opener.
Wis. Judge Allows Chippewa Tribe To Hunt Deer At NightA federal judge has ruled Chippewa tribes can hunt deer at night beginning next month across most of northern Wisconsin, a decision that restores a tribal right lost after the bands gave the land to the government in the 19th century.
DNR Calls For One-Deer Limit This Hunting SeasonThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is calling for a one-deer limit in most of the state this hunting season.
Zimmerman Deer Hunter Pleads Guilty To Poaching In Wildlife RefugeA Sherburne County man is learning an expensive and difficult lesson about his pursuit of trophy whitetail deer.
Minnesota DNR: Expect Another 'Conservative' Deer SeasonThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said that hunters this year will get another "conservative" deer season this year. The DNR said that means hunters can expect a likely one-deer limit in most areas of the state.
Hunters Challenge DNR Deer Management PracticesA group of Minnesota hunters say the deer population is in worse shape than the state is letting on. Minnesota Bowhunters president Brooks Johnson talked about the changing landscape of the deer population as he walked through the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge in Big Lake.