Wis. board eliminates deer check stations, ends tradition as part of new hunt recommendations January 22, 2014 Wisconsin

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...  Wisconsin wildlife officials agreed Wednesday to eliminate in-person deer check stations by next year ... The provision was part of a sweeping rules package implementing Texas researcher James Kroll's recommendations ... simplifying population goals into broad statements such as "increase or decrease the herd," creating cheaper antlerless tags for landowners who agree to share data from kills with the DNR ...

Businesses react to deer hunt changeJanuary 23, 2014 Wisconsin, Wausau Daily Herald 
... Eliminating in-person deer registration in Wisconsin will impact deer hunting traditions and business income, owners of Fond du Lac area registration station say.  
“It’s going to be bad for business,”  ... Last year, hunters registered 843 deer at Dutch’s on North Main Street, 419 of those were registered during the nine-day gun deer season....

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