Madison
72° F
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
Advertisement

New app tells hunters when it's legal to shoot

Published On: Nov 01 2012 06:58:05 AM CDT   Updated On: Nov 01 2012 08:55:23 AM CDT
MADISON, Wis. -

A new app is designed to help hunters know when to pull the trigger.

The "Sunrise-Sunset" app will tell hunters what time it is legal to shoot a gun based on where they are.

The state Department of Natural Resources Bureau of Law Enforcement developed the new app and tested it with state game wardens before releasing it for Android phones. It is not yet available for iPhones.

The app uses GPS to determine where the user is and what the opening and closing times are for various hunting seasons in that location.

The app can also show opening and closing times for other locations in the state and future dates.

The app costs $0.99 to download.

Advertisement
  • Buddy Check 3

    Learn more about Buddy Check and sign up to get a reminder to perform a self-exam and remind your friends to do the same.

  • Cruiser

    Cruiser

    Your pet photos

    Email us a picture of you and your pet and we'll use it in out Pet Walk segment which airs every weekday morning at 6:40. Include your name, your pet's name and where you're from. Email to petwalk@wisctv.com.

  • Time for Kids - Explore the Outdoors

    Dean Clinic and WISC-TV3 are focusing on a year-long campaign to get kids off their electronics and into the outdoors.

Advertisement