EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- For the first time in a decade, hunters will be allowed to kill does in every Wisconsin county during the gun deer season. The 9-day hunt starts just before dawn on Saturday and runs until just after sunset on December first.
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But before you head out this year the Wisconsin DNR has some reminders for you, specifically when hunting on public land:
-If you want to leave trail cameras up they need to be labeled with a customer number or name
-Tree stands and ground blinds cannot stay up overnight
-A ground blind must have 144 inches of blaze orange/pink during gun deer seasons
-Depending on if it’s a state park or county property there may be special regulations
-The deer hunting regulations have more information on public land hunting and general regulations
Just a few more safety tips to make sure to wear blaze orange, bring a cell phone, let people know where you are going and when you plan to return.
If you have additional questions for the Wisconsin DNR click here.