MADISON, Wisconsin (WXOW) - Results are now in from this week's DNR hearings on proposed changes in hunting and fishing rules.
The concept of allowing hunters to shoot Sandhill Cranes was supported by a better than two-to-one margin.
-Sandhill Crane hunt
But state residents rejected a proposal to issue fewer antlerless deer permits for public land, and more for private land.
-Fewer doe permits on public land, more on private land
A suggestion to charge the same amount for resident and non-resident fishing licenses was overwhelmingly defeated.
-Non-resident fishing license same as resident
Proposals to open the largemouth bass season in northern Wisconsin in May and to allow trolling on all state waters were both approved.
-May largemouth bass season in NW Wis.
Also approved was a measure allowing fishing year-round in the state if it won't harm fish populations. The votes were all advisory. The hearings were held in every county in the state Monday evening.