Join DNR for livechats and get ready for fall deer hunt

Wisconsin State Farmer


Hunters looking to prepare for another Wisconsin deer hunt and embrace new traditions are reminded to join Department of Natural Resources staff for several livechats.

Livechats will be held in August and November:

  • Thursday, Aug. 4 - tag availability, antlerless tags, and finding a place to hunt;
  • Wednesday, Aug. 10 - new regulations and hunting season forecast;
  • Tuesday, Aug. 16 - mentored hunt, learn to hunt, and hunt to eat programs; and
  • Thursday, Nov. 10 - safety and regulations ("ask us anything").

Each chat will begin at noon - to view a full chat schedule and check out previous chats, visit and search keyword "expert."

Tagging slideshow

To learn more about how to tag a harvested deer in the field, head to the deer page and check out a brand new tagging slideshow for a step-by-step look at how to correctly tag a harvested deer.

Frequently asked questions

The department's frequently asked questions page offers a helpful look at questions that have commonly been asked so far this fall related to deer hunting.

To view the frequently asked questions page, search keyword "deer" and select the "deer hunting resources" menu.

Gov delivery

Those interested in receiving occasional email reminders can sign up to receive messages about season dates, license and tag types, and other information. Visit and click on the email icon near the bottom of the page for "subscribe for updates for DNR topics," then follow the prompts and select a list of your choice.

For more information regarding deer hunting in Wisconsin, search keyword "deer."

Join the DNR for upcoming livechats regarding deer hunting topics.