Wisconsin deer hunter wildlife survey
How to participate
The survey period is Sep. 17 - Jan. 8. You can help with this survey by recording the following from your deer hunting trips:
- date hunted;
- number of hours hunted;
- zone (map);
- land type;
- weather conditions; and
- type and number of animals.
Observations can be reported by smartphone, desktop or mail. Select a method below for further instructions.
Observations are collected using the Survey123 app. Currently on your smartphone? Use this direct link to install the survey instead of steps 1-3 below.
Step 1) Download and install Survey123 on your device. Go to Google Play (Android) or DNR App Catalog (iOS) to install.
- Note: after installation, the app may open and ask you to log in. Close the app and go to step 2.
Step 2) Scan the QR code below with the phone's camera, and click on the link that appears. This will load and open the Deer Hunter Wildlife Survey in Survey123. If prompted to log in, click 'Continue without signing in' to proceed.
Step 3) Once the survey is installed, go to the X at the top left of the screen, then select "Close survey and lose changes". The Survey123 app and Deer Hunter Wildlife Survey are now loaded onto your phone and ready for you to record your observations. Upon your next sighting, open Survey123 and the Deer Hunter Wildlife Survey to record your sighting.
- You can use your phone's GPS to record your sighting location or use the map to pin your sightings.
** DO NOT use the app while driving! **
Click on the link below to enter survey data (use Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge):
Observations are collected using the tally sheet and then mailed to Brian Dhuey at the end of the month.
2801 Progress Rd.
Madison, WI 53716
It is important that all of your deer hunting efforts be recorded, even if no wildlife is seen.
Reports should include sightings of:
- Wisconsin wildlife reports: harvest data, hunter opinion surveys, wildlife population survey results and more.
Trail camera photos wanted
If you have trail camera photos of the following animals: cougar, lynx, moose, wolf, or wolverine; please submit them to wildlife management.