Thursday, November 1, 2012
Deer Hunt Wisconsin 2012 set to run on public television and Fox Sports networks
MADISON - Deer Hunt Wisconsin 2012, hosted by Public Television's Dan Small is set to air on Wisconsin Public Television on Nov. 1 and 3, and on the Fox Sports Network on Nov. 8 and 11.
This year's show will feature segments on important research on buck mortality, fawn recruitment, and the social side of deer management, as well as the importance of passing along the hunting tradition to the next generation and recruiting new hunters.
Other topics include hunter safety and the new ATV/UTV laws; a ride-along with a conservation warden; the link between forest management and deer management; the season forecast; hunting tips, recipes and a campfire conversation between Department of Natural Resources Secretary Cathy Stepp and others as they share their first-deer stories and encourage seasoned hunters to share their traditions and the thrill of the harvest with new hunters.
The full airing schedule for Deer Hunt Wisconsin 2012 is:
• Milwaukee Public TV 10.1 - Nov. 1 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 3 at 9 a.m.
• Wisconsin Public Television Wisconsin Digital Channel - Nov. 1 at 8 p.m.
• Fox Sports North/Fox Sports Wisconsin - Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 11 at 8 a.m.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Kevin Wallenfang, DNR big game ecologist, 608- 261-7589; Jenny Pelej, wildlife management public affairs manager, 608-264-9248; or Dan Small, host/producer, 920-994-4082 or 414-588-4082.