Wisconsin Hunters Livid Over Low Harvest

From WKOW TV: _Frustrated hunters gathered at the capitol, demanding answers about last month’s dismal deer hunt. _ _The major … Continued

From WKOW TV:

_Frustrated hunters gathered at the capitol, demanding answers about last month’s dismal deer hunt.
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_The major concern at today’s public hearing was that the Department of Natural Resources herd reduction regulations might be destroying the deer population.
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_Hunters killed nearly 30 percent fewer deer in November compared to last year.
Senator Neal Kedzie pointed fingers at the DNR. . . .
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_”I know there is frustration with hunters, but if the suggestion is made that we are not listening at all, I take issue with that.” said DNR Secretary Matt Frank.
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_He said . . . the agency ended the ‘earn a buck’ program and tabled an idea to extend the deer hunt to 16 days.
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Deer harvests in neighboring states are also down. According to the DNR, Minnesota is down 10 percent and Michigan dropped by 30 percent.