By Kurt Krueger
EARS HAD to be ringing in offices of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) as news of this year’s antlerless deer-tag numbers was slowly leaked last week, because the talk in hunting circles here was mighty wild.
For the record, the department is going to issue 4,000 antlerless tags in Unit 38 to kill its quota for that management area, which is 1,200 does and fawns. They also are going to issue a whopping 7,975 antlerless tags in Unit 36 and another 3,775 tags in Unit 37.
Several people who called, e-mailed or hit me up on the street were forecasting a massive