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The deer season drags on for some, hunters fatigue from the ordeal, and deer appear to have gone south, or even underground.
Seeing wildlife while at a deer stand is high on a hunter’s daily bucket list during a nine-day gun deer season.
Safety during gun deer season is more than four firearm rules. Gun handling, tree stand harnessing, chronic wasting disease, and COVID-19 must all be dealt with to protect one another and the animal being pursued.
The real heart-pumping action begins in one day, but let’s be honest about the increased frequency of your day dreams. Come clean, fess up, and admit it.
Hunters should be pleased with good news coming from area wildlife biologists in Wisconsin’s West-Central and Southern districts.
Jeff Pritzl, Wisconsin’s Department of Natural Resources’ deer program specialist, will attempt to mix hunting upstate in northern Wisconsin with being the department’s media contact person on opening weekend.
For those living outside the blaze-orange circle, it may appear to be about the scouting, the pursuit, and the potential harvest of a white-tailed deer. And maybe, if you’re fortunate, bringing home a trophy-sized reward.
Gun deer hunter, on board is Wisconsin’s annual, nine-day, gun deer season, opening about 6:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 20.
As the seasons change, the spectacular views and overall panorama of one place tucked away in the Mississippi River bluffs remains a must-see if you’re up for taking a hike.
When Mark Graff carefully scales the steps to his treestand, then is safely and securely attached with a vest and rope, he sits down and says the Lord’s Prayer.
As David Briggs methodically climbed down from his tree stand, he mulled several things over in his mind.
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INDEPENDENCE, Wis. — Brandon Sura was stuck. Not with a 4-wheel drive truck, a quad or anything with wheels, for that matter.
With the archery hunting season just beginning and the nine-day gun hunting deer season starting Nov. 20, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials asked hunters to help them collect data to track the disease's spread.
Over the past year, I have introduced you to ordinary people doing extraordinary things, people lending a hand to others so that they can continue experiencing the outdoors, as well as people who have had amazing hunts.
TREMPEALEAU — Jamie Richardson’s life has featured several gut-punching times, some intense physical rehabilitation periods and some unbelievably happy and memorable occasions. Through it all, one thing has remained firmly in place — his passion for fishing.
With the Wisconsin bowhunting season right around the corner, many of you have already seen trail camera shots of some dandy bucks.
ETTRICK — As they huddled together in a ground blind that late September day, Gauge Griffin and his hunting partner, Eric Huseboe, were whispering back-and-forth.
When pro angling’s bass hot shots hit La Crosse next week, it’s all about cast-and-catch, cast-and-release, catch-and-weigh. As fast as they can perform all three — and it’s often done within seconds — can mean the difference in winning or losing.
For the past 17 months or so I have been unable to go to my favorite place in the world and do my favorite things, namely fish and hunt, because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
He’s just 23 years old, but there have been plenty of twists and turns in Gage Griffin’s life up to this point. Most of them positive, for sure, as the recent UW-La Crosse graduate is heading to medical school this fall.
Chad Johnson left the area three years ago, but the river still flows through him. Always has, always will.
No early symptoms, no cure, always fatal, remains in the environment for decades and is rapidly spreading among wild and fenced deer throughout the United States.
In the nine months I have been writing a weekly outdoors column for the Tribune, I’ve encountered a number of incredible hunters, amazing cyclists and ordinary people willing to share insightful and interesting stories.