Dept. of Natural Resources: Make safety your #1 target this gun deer season

Close Up Image Of A White-Tailed Deer Buck Amongst A Scenic Winter Landscape.

The DNR reminds hunters to make safety their number one target as they head out into the field this gun deer season. / Photo Credit: iStock/Lynn_Bystrom
MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds hunters to make safety their number one target as they head out into the field this gun deer season.
Nine firearm-involved injuries and one fatality were reported during the 2020 nine-day gun deer season. Wisconsin's 10-year average for hunting incidents during the gun deer season is 6.8. Most of the incidents are a result of the unsafe handling of a loaded gun by hun...

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