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Deer hunt 2015

Deer show 2015

Outdoor Wisconsin host Dan Small gears up for the upcoming gun deer season with experts from Wisconsin's Department of Natural Resources.

Show segment: Introduction and content preview

Interview with DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp

New 2015 deer hunting rules

Hunters should be aware of some new rules as they prepare for this year's hunt.

  • New rules for 2015

    Administrative warden Matt O'Brien provides an overview of some of the new rules and features for 2015.

  • Electronic registration

    Learn how to use electronic registration (also known as GameReg) to register your deer.

  • Antlerless permits

    Get up to speed on the rules for purchasing and using antlerless permits.

  • CWD update

    Learn more about the new CWD regulations and sampling options.

  • Safety message from Chief Warden

    Watch Chief Warden Todd Schaller give his thoughts on this year's deer season.

Deer season 2015 - Where will the hunt take you?

  • Public lands

    Many resources are available to help you find a place to hunt.

  • Regional forecasts

    Watch regional wildlife managers discuss deer herd conditions and what to expect for the deer season.

  • Wrap up

Public involvement in deer management

  • DMAP

    Learn more about the Deer Management Assistance Program, which helps landowners achieve their property management goals.

  • CDAC

    Learn about County Deer Advisory Councils (CDACs) as they provide input and recommendations to the department on deer management within their county.

  • Learn to Hunt for Food

    Watch rules and regulations assistant John Motoviloff prepare venison on the grill while discussing the Learn to Hunt for Food program.

Crossbow update

  • Crossbow update

    Get a recap of last year's crossbow season when, for the first time, all hunters could use crossbows to hunt deer.

Last revised: Tuesday March 22 2016