Dept. of Natural Resources: Deer hunters reminded to watch out for elk & moose


Contact: Bob Nack, DNR Big Game Section Chief or 608-617-3492

Don't shoot an elk during gun deer season. Know your target. / Photo Credit: Wisconsin DNR & iStock/rogertrentham
MADISON, Wis. – While out in the woods for gun deer season Nov. 21 -29, hunters may encounter elk or moose. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds hunters to take an extra second to be sure of your target before you shoot this season.
Once widespread across North America, elk were eliminated from Wisconsin in the 1880s. Thanks to the support of many partners and the ba...

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