GAME AND HUNTING
Subchapter I — General Provisions
Open and closed seasons.
Protected wild animals.
Unprotected wild animals.
Possession and transportation of game.
Tagging and registration of game.
Guns, ammunition and other devices.
Deer and bear hunting.
Bear hunting quota and license issuance.
Deer population management.
Transportation of bear, deer, and other members of the cervid family.
Elk population management.
Migratory game bird hunting.
Canada goose hunting.
Bobcat, fisher, and otter.
Horicon national wildlife refuge.
Necedah national wildlife refuge, Juneau county.
Wolf management zones.
Sandhill wildlife demonstration area, Wood county.
Grand River experimental hunting area.
Bong state recreation area hunting zone.
Wild turkey hunting.
Sharp-tailed grouse hunting.
State park trapping, small game and migratory game bird hunting.
Deer population management units.
Game management units.
Wild turkey hunting zones.
Black bear hunting zones.
Canada goose management zones.
Migratory game bird hunting zones.
Ruffed grouse management zones.
Bobcat hunting and trapping zones.
Beaver management zones.
Elk management zones.
Disabled hunters; special hunt authorizations.
Wildlife disease management.
Official state duties.
Subchapter II — Deer Management Assistance Program
Deer management assistance program levels.
Ineligibility and penalties.
“Accompanied by", for the purposes of s. 29.304
, Stats., and s. NR 10.01
, means within sight and voice contact, without the aid of any mechanical or electronic amplifying device other than a hearing aid.
For the purpose of s. 29.184 (3) (a)
, Stats., “activity" includes but is not limited to the use of electronic communications, telemetry devices, checking bear baits, supplying or handling dogs to track or trail bear, possession of dog handling equipment, possession of baiting equipment, dragging roads, checking for bear tracks, transporting hounds, equipment and other persons engaged in locating bear.
“Adult bear" means a bear measuring 42 inches or greater measured in a straight line from the tip of the nose to the base of the tail.
“Afield" means an area where hunting can legally occur, such as fields, forests or similar areas.
NR 10.001 Note
Note: 50 CFR 20.11
(c) (3) defines “aggregate daily bag limit" as the maximum number of migratory game birds permitted to be taken by one person in any one day during the open season when such person hunts in more than one specified geographic area and/or for more than one species for which a combined daily bag limit is prescribed. The aggregate daily bag limit is equal to, but shall not exceed, the largest daily bag limit prescribed for any one species or for any one specified geographic area in which taking occurs.
“Animal part or animal byproduct" means honey, bones, fish, meat, solid animal fat, animal carcass or parts of animal carcasses, but does not include liquid scents.
NR 10.001 Note
Note: Milk is not considered to be a part of an animal carcass or an animal byproduct for the purposes of this chapter.
“Antlerless deer" means any deer without antlers or with both antlers less than 3 inches in length.
“Antlerless elk" means any elk that is not a bull elk.
“Assisting", for the purpose of bear hunting, means helping a bear harvest permittee hunt a bear by handling dogs, tracking, trailing or locating the bear, or otherwise aiding while with the permittee or baiting.
“Bait", for the purposes of this chapter, means any material placed or used to attract wild animals, including liquid scent and feed that is used for hunting purposes under s. 29.336 (4)
, Stats., but does not include plain drinking water or decoys.
“Bear eco-tourism" means the business of observing bear for compensation, but does not involve hunting.
“Bearded turkey" means a turkey with a bristle-like appendage protruding from the upper part of the breast.
“Body gripping trap" means a trap that is designed to allow the animal's head, neck or torso to enter the trap opening and be held by compression of the jaws around the head, neck or torso when the trap is sprung and which is not a cage trap, enclosed trigger trap, snare, cable restraint or steel jawed trap.
“Bonus deer hunting permit" for purposes of s. 29.181
, Stats., means any additional carcass tags purchased and any antlerless permits issued under s. NR 10.104 (8) (a)
“Bow" means any bow, drawn and held by and through the effort of the person releasing it, but does not include crossbow.
“Buck deer" means any deer with an antler not less than 3 inches in length.
means any elk with an antler of not less than 6 inches in length.
“Cable restraint" means a noose used for restraining furbearing animals in a non-water set.
“Cage or box trap" means a trap that is not used as a water set or in conjunction with a steel jawed trap, an enclosed trigger trap or body gripping trap, and that is designed to allow an animal to enter the trap enclosure, be captured and remain alive inside the cage or box type enclosure until it can be released unharmed or reduced to possession by the operator of the trap.
“Capable of submersing" means a set designed to allow the trapped animal to travel to water of sufficient depth to cause irreversible complete submersion.
“Cervid" means a member of the family of animals that includes deer, elk, moose, caribou and reindeer.
NR 10.001 Note
Section 29.193 (2)
, Stats., defines a “Class B permit" as a permit issued to an applicant who has a temporary disability which restricts mobility or ambulation due to illness, injury or operative procedures and who either has a leg, hip or back, or any part thereof, casted by a licensed physician due to a fracture or has leg, hip or back surgery.