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Hunters ready their guns for Wisconsin deer season


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MERCER, Wis. - Hunters gathered at the Northwoods Wildlife and Wetlands Club on Friday to sight-in their guns in preparation for deer season which began in Wisconsin on Saturday.

Sight-in Day is a free annual event held by the club to give hunters the opportunity to ready their guns for the nine-day gun deer hunting season.

"This is where you go to hunt (Mercer Area)," said Pete Wetzler, vice president of the NWWC. "It"s a nice service that is provided here, because they get to get away from their busy week and get up here in time for hunting so they...