The nine-day gun deer season is now in the rearview mirror for Wisconsin's hunters. Wisconsinoutdoorfun.com offers a look back at the week which featured warm temperatures, big bucks and great stories from around the state.
To start with, Wisconsinoutdoorfun.com added hundreds of photos from Wisconsin's gun deer season over the last week (and will continue to add shots as they roll in).
Photos from the gun deer season opener: in Outagamie County | in Green Bay | Saturday in Oshkosh | Sunday in Oshkosh | in Fond du Lac | in Sheboygan | in Central Wisconsin | in La Crosse, Rice Lake, New London, Rhinelander | at deer camp | upload your trophy buck shots | more hunting photos
Your deer hunting photos can be sent to Wisconsinoutdoorfun.com manager Brian Otten at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also post them on the Wisconsin Outdoor Fun Facebook page or by clicking the your photos link at the top of any Wisconsinoutdoorfun.com page.
In the weeks leading up to the season, we previewed this year's hunt with a variety of stories. One special project in 2012 was our Deer Camp Live broadcast. You can watch a replay of Deer Camp Live here.
Hunters were again encouraged to donate their venison in 2012.
Less than a week before the opener, a tale of a huge buck roaming a commercial area in Rib Mountain was making the rounds online.
One Sheboygan family was excited about this year's opener.
In the midst of the deer season, two zones reached their limit in this year's wolf hunt.
We examined what Wisconsin's future would look like without deer hunting.
The harvesting of a white deer in southern Wisconsin created an uproar among a group of landowners.
And plans for night hunting of deer by The Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission drew criticism from the DNR.
Finally, though the gun deer season is over, muzzleloader enthusiasts begin their season today.
For more hunting headlines from the 2012 season, click here.