2014 gun deer hunt for hunters with disabilities this year – October 4-12
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Disabled deer hunt shows great participation by Wisconsin landowners and will provide a number of opportunities for disabled hunters statewide
MADISON – Eligible hunters interested in participating in the 2014 gun deer hunt for hunters with disabilities are reminded that this year’s hunt will take place from Oct. 4-12.
“The disabled hunt program highlights some important partnerships and is a great example of the sense of community associated with deer hunting in Wisconsin,” said DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp.
As of the June 1 land sponsor application deadline, 86 landowners had enrolled more than 78,000 acres of land across 46 counties for this year’s deer hunt. For a list of sponsors for the 2014 season, please visit WDNR website and search keywords disabled deer hunt.
Hunters should contact sponsors directly and be prepared to provide their name, contact information and DNR customer ID number. To be eligible, hunters must possess a valid Class A, Class B long-term permit that allows shooting from a vehicle or Class C or D disabled hunting permit. As in the past, eligible hunters must also possess a gun deer license.
For more information regarding deer hunting in Wisconsin, search the WDNR website for keyword deer.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
- Dan Kaminski, Assistant Big Game Ecologist – (608) 261-7588