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September 22, 2019

9/7/2019 7:30:00 AM
City bow hunt returns Sept. 14
By River News Staff

The City of Rhinelander has renewed the annual bow hunt for deer within the city limits for the 2019-2020 season.

The deadline for applications, which need to be received at City Hall, is 4:30 p.m. Sept. 13, according to a Rhinelander police department press release.

The bow season will open on Sept. 14 and run until Jan. 5, 2020. It will be closed during the regular gun season (Nov. 23-Dec. 1) and muzzleloader season (December 2-11) and will re-open on Dec. 12 and run until Jan. 5, 2020. The hunt will be suspended on Halloween (Oct. 31, 2019), the release notes.

The mayor and police chief also have the ability to suspend the hunt in emergency situations; in which case hunters will be notified by phone, the release states.

Individuals interested in the bow hunt must register at the City Hall at 135 S. Stevens Street, Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Application forms will be provided for both hunters as well as landowners who wish to have their property hunted. All hunters must hunt from a stand elevated at least 6 feet off the ground.

Bow hunters must have a valid State of Wisconsin bow license and must bring their carcass tag upon applying for the program. Hunters and hunting properties that were authorized in past years are not automatically re-registered and those interested in participating have to complete a new application for this year's hunting season, the release notes. Hunters must also agree to a short waiting period after submitting an application to allow the police department to perform a criminal background check. Upon approval hunters will be admitted to the program.

The State of Wisconsin has awarded Rhinelander antlerless deer permits. Therefore, permits issued by the city are for antlerless deer only. Antlered deer may only be hunted and harvested if the hunter has their own WIDNR issued buck tag.

The city will issue antlerless deer permits one at a time to hunters who have been admitted to the program. Hunters must notify the City Hall within 48 hours to advise that you have harvested a deer. Please call 715-365-8600 and speak with Val Foley or Mary Stoll. This will allow the city to maintain up-to-date harvest counts. Hunters will need to register their deer online at, by phone 1-844-426-3734 or by calling the WIDNR at 1-888-936-7463.

Once hunters have filled the permits, they may be issued another permit to obtain another deer. You cannot register someone else's deer; nor can you ask someone else to register your deer.

Wild Instincts at 4621 Apperson Drive, 715-490-2727) will take any deer shot and not wanted.

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