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Bear Hunting in Wisconsin

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  • 10/31/2017 4:05:00 PM
    Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves depredated a pet dog on 10/27/17 in the Town of Grant, Clark County. Contact USDA-Wildlife Services at 1-800-433-0663 in Southern WI and 1-800-228-1368 in Northern WI if you suspect that a wolf depredation has occurred.
  • 10/30/2017 10:20:00 PM
    Steve Ellis tagged this bear with a double-lung shot after waiting long days and long hours for the right opportunity. I shot a pretty big little bear this year.... Steve Ellis When I applied for a Wisconsin bear tag for 2017, I had 8 preference points. Usually enough. I'm 67 years old now, but feeling good. So even though the dog hunters go ...
  • 10/13/2017 2:20:00 PM
    MADISON - Trappers who incidentally capture wolves are encouraged to contactdepartment staff and participate in Wisconsin's wolf collaring andmonitoring program."Tracking collared wolves is a critical component of Wisconsin's wolfmonitoring program.  Trappers can help improve the quality of Department ofNatural Resources wolf population data b...
  • 10/6/2017 7:55:00 AM
    Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves depredated a Bluetick hound on 10/01/17.  The attack occurred in the Town of Blaine, Burnett County.  More information and a caution-area map are available on the gray wolf webpage. Hunters are reminded to use the caution-area maps on the DNR website (dnr.wi.gov, keyword "wolf depred...
  • 9/25/2017 11:05:00 AM
    Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves depredated a Black and Tan Hound on 09/21/17.  The attack occurred in the Town of Delta, Bayfield County.  More information and a caution-area map are available on the gray wolf webpage. Hunters are reminded to use the caution-area maps on the DNR website (dnr.wi.gov, keyword "wolf depred...
  • 9/11/2017 2:35:00 PM
    Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves killed a Walker Hound on 09/07/17.  The attack occurred in the Town of Draper, Sawyer County.  More information and a caution-area map are available on the gray wolf webpage. Hunters are reminded to use the caution-area maps on the DNR website (dnr.wi.gov, keyword "wolf depredation") to h...
  • 8/18/2017 8:40:00 AM
    Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves depredated the following hunting dogs over the weekend: - A Walker Hound on 8/12/17 in the Town of Blaine, Burnett County. - Two Walker Hounds in the same incident on 8/13/17 in the Town of Blaine, Burnett County. More information and a caution-area map are available on the gray wolf webpage. Hunters...
  • 8/18/2017 8:40:00 AM
    Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves killed a four-year-old English Coonhound and injured four additional hounds in the same incident on 08/13/17.  The attack occurred in the Town of Green Valley, Marathon County.  More information and a caution-area map are available on the gray wolf webpage. Hunters are reminded ...
  • 8/7/2017 10:00:00 AM
    Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves killed a Bluetick Hound on 08/02/17.  The attack occurred in the Town of Minong, Washburn County.  More information and a caution-area map are available on the gray wolf webpage. Hunters are reminded to use the caution-area maps on the DNR website (dnr.wi.gov, keyword "wolf depr...
  • 8/7/2017 9:55:00 AM
    MISSOULA, Mont.—Unlike its decision earlier in 2017 upholding efforts to delist wolves in Wyoming, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia chose not to do the same in the Western Great Lakes states. “We are disappointed with this latest ruling, but the court wholeheartedly rejected a number of claims by environmental...
  • 7/31/2017 2:05:00 PM
    Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves killed a Redtick Hound on 07/22/17.  The attack occurred in Hunter Township, Sawyer County.  More information and a caution-area map are available on the gray wolf webpage. Hunters are reminded to use the caution-area maps on the DNR website (dnr.wi.gov, keyword "wolf depredatio...
  • 7/31/2017 2:00:00 PM
    Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves killed a Plott Hound on 07/18/17.  The attack occurred in Morse Township, Ashland County.  More information and a caution-area map are available on the gray wolf webpage. Hunters are reminded to use the caution-area maps on the DNR website (dnr.wi.gov, keyword "wolf management") to h...
  • 7/20/2017 9:20:00 AM
    Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves killed a Walker Hound and injured another Walker Hound in the same incident on 07/15/17.  The attacks occurred in Langlade Township, Langlade County.  More information and a caution-area map are available on the gray wolf webpage. Hunters are reminded to use the caution-area map...
  • 2/28/2017 10:10:00 PM
    February 28, 2017 DNR staff and landowners work together through the Southwest Wisconsin CWD, Deer and Predator Study MADISON - While inconsistent weather has provided challenges, a Department of Natural Resources Southwest Wisconsin Chronic Wasting Disease, Deer and Predator Study is underway with help from a number of partners and landowner...
  • 2/13/2017 9:45:00 PM
    Give deer and other wildlife what they need--habitat.  Healthy habitat is the key to healthy wildlife populations, and Wisconsin’s Deer Management Assistance Program provides habitat management resources for properties of any size. With three levels of enrollment and benefits such as online resources, cooperator workshops, consultation ...
  • 1/21/2017 7:25:00 PM
    Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves injured a Plott hound on 01/17/17 in the Town of Washburn, Clark County.  More information and a caution-area map are available on the gray wolf webpage. Hunters are reminded to use the caution-area maps on the DNR website (dnr.wi.gov, keyword "wolf management") to help reduce conflicts.
  • 12/6/2016 4:35:00 PM
    Deadline to apply for black bear and spring wild turkey permits is Dec. 10MADISON -Wild turkey and black bear hunters have until Dec. 10 to submit an application for 2017 hunting season permits. - Read Full Article Upcoming four-day antlerless and holiday hunts give hunters an additional opportunity to enjoy the outdoorsMADISON...
  • 10/17/2016 6:20:00 PM
    MADISON – Preliminary registration numbers indicate a strong 2016 bear hunt, with 4,643 bears registered.“This was another successful season for Wisconsin Bear hunters.  The preliminary harvest of 4,643 is very close to the 2016 quota of 4,750,” said David MacFarland, DNR large carnivore specialist. “Wisconsin continues...
  • 10/6/2016 8:30:00 AM
    Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves depredated the following hunting dogs over the weekend: * A Plott hound killed on 10/1/16 in the Town of Winter, Sawyer County * A Plott hound killed in a separate incident on 10/1/16 in the Town of Winter, Sawyer County * A Redbone hound killed on 10/1/16 in the Town of Knight, Iron County ...
  • 9/30/2016 8:20:00 AM
    The camp cooking of Shaune Himmler Augsburger and Alan Augsburger alone is enough to bring a hunter to Northern Wisconsin Outfitters. We’re still waiting for the final tally from Northern Wisconsin Outfitters following the first weeks of the bear hunt, with several hunters still looking to fill their tags.  I know that many tags were ...
  • 9/30/2016 7:50:00 AM
    This week has brought much cooler temperatures to the central Wisconsin area.  With that the water temperatures have dropped to the lower 60’s and the leaves have finally started to turn to their fall colors.  Fishing this past week has been exceptional with anglers having good luck with all species.  Bear season is still under...
  • 9/22/2016 11:30:00 AM
    Reader Note: More stories, guide input, and photos will be posted next week under “Bear Hunting” Mike Hart made a perfect shot on his first bear after 10 hours on stand. What can be better than a life-long friend and first time bear hunter who has been writing an ongoing diary for On Wisconsin Outdoors scoring with a bow in the Lake...
  • 9/21/2016 8:30:00 AM
    Over the weekend, Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves depredated or injured the following hunting dogs: * A Redbone hound killed on 9/16/16 in Hunter Township, Sawyer County * A Bluetick hound and a Plott/Walker hound killed in the same incident on 9/17/16 in Washburn Township, Bayfield County * A Bluetick hound killed on 9/17/16 in Blaine T...
  • 9/21/2016 8:20:00 AM
    Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves depredated a Black & Tan hound on 9/15/16 in the Town of Washburn, Bayfield County.  More information and a caution-area map are available on the gray wolf webpage.   Hunters are reminded to use the caution-area maps on the DNR website (dnr.wi.gov, keyword "wolf management") to help r...