Despite growing worries about the herd's health, the annual fall deer hunt continues as a family ... July 7, 2017 Wisconsin

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Despite growing worries about the herd's health, the annual fall deer hunt continues as a family tradition

This story was originally published Nov. 10, 2002

... Wisconsin's deer herd — 1.6 million — is one of the country's largest...

Prospects better for Wisconsin firearms deer season November 11, 2018 Duluth News Tribune 
... back in the early 2000s when hunters harvested more than 15,000 deer in Douglas County in one year alone, an all-time record that may never be broken ... The harvest likely will hit 5,000 deer after a kill of 4,554 last year in the county... 

Deer hunting can't shoulder whole load when it comes to conservation funding November 16, 2018 Wisconsin, Green Bay Press Gazette
... Wisconsin’s deer herd grew dramatically from the mid-1970s through the late 1990s. Abundant deer boosted hunters’ success rates ... requests ... to raise license fees to fill shortfalls in DNR coffers. But lawmakers have refused any increases since 2005.  They also won’t acknowledge their failed policy of slashing license prices for first-time hunters and anglers in 2011...

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