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Public hearing set on bill to create woodchuck hunting season

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MADISON, WI (WTAQ) - Wisconsinites will get their say next week on a bill to create a hunting season for woodchucks.

The state Assembly’s Natural resources Committee will hold a public hearing on the measure next Wednesday in Madison. Lawmakers of both parties support the idea.

It would remove woodchucks from the state’s protected species list. And it would let hunters take an unlimited number of woodchucks from March through December.

Small game or trapping licenses would be required.

Supporters of the hunt say woodchucks are getting more numerous, and they’re digging up land. Three neighboring states have woodchuck hunts – Illinois, Iowa, and Michigan.

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