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Extra anterless tags and state park access permits available starting Saturday

MADISON - Wisconsin deer hunters will be able to get extra anterless deer tags starting at noon Aug. 26, according to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

In addition to the extra anterless tags hunters can also get state park access permits.

The tags are available online at ort at automated automated license issuance system outlets. Department of Natural Resources service centers are not open on Saturdays, but the tags may be purchased at DNR service centers during regular weekday business hours

The anterless deer tags are good for regular deer management units.

"Antlerless deer carcass tags have replaced the old bonus tag," said Diane Brookbank, director of the DNR Bureau of Licensing and Customer Service.

Brookbank added that there is a new process for hunting deer in selected state parks.

She said that hunters must possess a valid Wisconsin deer hunting license, either firearm or bow, in order to purchase additional antlerless tags or a state park access permit.