MERRILL, WI (WSAU) - Two men are facing charges after being caught poaching deer Saturday.
Lincoln County deputies were called to a Town of Merrill neighborhood near Swede Road just after 7:00 p.m. by a resident that heard a gunshot. Deputies arrived and found a 20-year-old Merrill man and a 36-year-old Ogema man skinning a spike buck....
Sheriff’s deputies are also getting other hunting complaints. Lincoln County has several reports of tree stand thefts, and several complaints about trespassing and erecting tree stands on private property.
They’re also getting complaints about hunters illegally using tree stands or climbing pegs on county forest land.