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- Introduction and interview with Cathy Stepp
- Hunting works for Wisconsin
- New Zones and DMUs
- Antlerless permit sales
- Dick Ziolecki
- New rules overview
- Record crossbow buck
- Electronic registration and forecast
- MEC Slug demo
- Dr. Kroll
- Field dressing
- Snapshot Wisconsin
- New Chief Warden message
- Public vs Private
- Wrap up
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Deer hunt 2014
Outdoor Wisconsin host Dan Small gears up for the upcoming gun deer season with experts from Wisconsin's Department of Natural Resources.
Interview with DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp
New deer hunting rules
Two years ago, the Governor tasked the Department of Administration with hiring a Deer Trustee which resulted in a report containing 62 recommendations for changes in deer management. The result of that report are the new rules we now have in place for the 2014 deer seasons.
- Show segment: New rules overview
Watch Administrative Warden Matt O'Brien give an overview of the new deer hunting rules for 2014.
- Show segment: New Zones and DMUs
State Big Game Ecologist Kevin Wallenfang discusses the new Zone and DMU configuration.
- Show segment: Electronic registration and forecast
Learn about how Wisconsin is moving in to the electronic age of deer registration.
- Show segment: Public vs. private
Learn about how the department is attempting to provide a better quality hunt on publicly owned properties.
- Show segment: Snapshot Wisconsin
Watch Research Scientist Jennifer Stenglein describe a new statewide trail camera project.
- Show segment: New Chief Warden message
Watch Chief Warden Todd Schaller give his thoughts on this year's deer season.
- Show segment: Dr. Kroll
See Deer Trustee Dr. James Kroll discuss the department's work in implementing the Deer Trustee Report.
Deer season 2014 - The rules have changed but the tradition remains
- Show segment: Antlerless permit sales
Learn more about how this year the department decided to take a different approach with the sales of bonus antlerless permits.
- Show segment: Field dressing
Get ready for opening day by watching Dan show you how to field dress a harvested buck and doe.
- Show segment: Shotgun slug reloading demonstration
Learn more here about how reloading your shotgun slugs can be a cost-effective endeavor.
- Show segment: Wrap up
Public involvement in deer management
- Show segment: DMAP
Learn about a new program that helps landowners achieve their property management goals.
- Show segment: CDAC
Learn about County Deer Advisory Councils (CDACs) as they provide input and recommendations to the department on deer management within their county.
The value of hunting in Wisconsin
Hunting is, and will continue to be a major social and economic force in Wisconsin. Learn how hunters in Wisconsin help with wildlife and habitat conservation projects around the state.
- Show segment: Hunting works for Wisconsin
Learn how hunting helps the Wisconsin economy.
- Show segment: Cherish
Learn how you can help preserve Wisconsin's beautiful outdoors.
- Show segment: Dick Ziolecki
You don't have to be a young person to be a new hunter. Watch Dick's story of how he harvested his first deer.
- Show segment: Record crossbow buck
Watch the story of how a record crossbow harvested buck was taken by a new hunter in Wisconsin.