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Contact information
For information on deer hunting, contact:
Melinda Nelson
Assistant deer biologist
Bureau of Wildlife Management
608-264-6023

Deer hunting

Provide your input on the new deer hunting rules

The permanent rule package pertaining to changes that resulted from the Deer Trustee Report is being approved by the Natural Resources Board in late-February. You may view the proposed rule below and provide your feedback by participating in the available public input form.

Monitoring winter impacts on deer

2014 deer hunting rule changes

2014 license status

Comparison of 2013 to 2014 license sales for the season opener up to 11/20/14.

2014 2013
710,680 731,725

Download detailed 2014 license sales. [PDF]

2014 gun license sales [PDF] information.

Tools for your season

Maps

Deer hunting opportunities

Monitoring the herd

Last revised: Tuesday January 20 2015