DNR to recommend 8% increase in antlerless harvest quota May 20, 2017 Wisconsin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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DNR to recommend 8% increase in antlerless harvest quota May 20, 2017 Wisconsin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
... The state's deer herd has been increasing after three consecutive mild winters and several years of "buck only" rules in parts of northern Wisconsin ... Last year hunters killed 316,774 deer ...  159,824 antlerless and 156,920 bucks... Wisconsin hunters have not killed more than 203,000 antlerless deer in a year since 2008 ..

2017 deer harvest quotas, season structure set May 31, 2017 Wisconisin, Wisconsin State Farmer
... In 2017, four deer management units within the Northern and Central Forest zones will allow only bucks to be harvested, while the rest of Wisconsin will have a total quota of 276,515 antlerless deer (compared to 256,775 in 2016)...

Natural Resources Board approves 8% hike in antlerless deer quota June 3, 2017 Wisconsin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
... For the first time since the CDAC process was originated in 2014, the final deer rules did not mirror all the recommendations of the citizen groups... In Bayfield County, the antlerless quota recommendation was reduced from 3,800 to 2,500 in response to hunter concerns that the local CDAC sought "excessive antlerless tag levels." ...


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