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Fall brings with it something for everyone in the field from the angler to the hunter.  Just a few recent sessions of shooting the bull tell me that autumn is for the youngest of outdoorsman just learning the games to those of us more seasoned with our eyes focused dead ahead on for example, the whitetail rut. James Wallace captured this great buck on trail camera during summer scouting. James Wallace, my nephew-in-law (is there such a ...
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Bear Hunting in Wisconsin

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  • 10/18/2014 4:40:00 PM
    MADISON - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has closed Wolf Harvest Zone 2 to hunting and trapping of gray wolves effective noon October 18. At that time, the zone is closed to any further hunting and trapping of wolves for the 2014-2015 wolf harvest season. With this closure, a total of 1 wolf harvest zones have closed this seas...
  • 10/10/2014 2:15:00 PM
    On October 1, Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves injured a 6 year old English Setter bird dog. The attack occurred in the Town of Bear Bluff, Jackson 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 "...
  • 10/10/2014 2:00:00 PM
    Help the DNR monitor Wisconsin’s wolf population – Become a volunteer carnivore tracker! CONTACT: Jane Wiedenhoeft, DNR wildlife biologist and track program manager, 715-762-1362 Wisconsin’s wolf monitoring program relies upon volunteers from around the state who help track the animals each winter, and those interested in b...
  • 10/10/2014 1:55:00 PM
    On October 4, Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves killed a 6 year old Plott bear hound. The attack occurred in the Town of Minocqua, Oneida County. More information and a caution area map are available on the gray wolf webpage. On October 5, Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves killed a 6 year old Plott bear hound. The attack...
  • 10/6/2014 10:45:00 AM
    On October 1, Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves killed a 3 year old Walker bear hound and injured a 10 year old Plott bear hound. The hounds were released for hunting in Michigan but crossed the border into Wisconsin where the attack occurred. The attack occurred in the Town of Kimball, Iron County. More information and a caution area map are...
  • 10/3/2014 10:35:00 AM
    On September 26, Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves killed a 10 year old and a 5 year old English bear hound in the same incident. The attack occurred in the Town of Oakland, Douglas County. More information and a caution area map are available on the gray wolf webpage. Hunters are reminded to use the caution area map...
  • 10/3/2014 10:10:00 AM
    While the Green Bay Packers were taking care of the Chicago Bears Sunday at Soldier Field, two Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources wardens on patrol pulled off a real safety for two bear cubs that rushed a Polk County tree and failed to convert. Read more: http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/WardenWire/WardenWire_Lookup.asp?id=392 Feat...
  • 9/26/2014 9:35:00 AM
    Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Report summary for September 25, 2014 Complete DNR Outdoor Report (Reports from conservation wardens, wildlife and fisheries staff and property managers from around the state) Fall colors at or near peak in northern Wisconsin Fall colors are at or near peak this week in far northern Wisconsi...
  • 9/24/2014 6:45:00 PM
    On September 13, Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves killed a 2 year old Walker bear hound and a 2 year old Blue Tick bear hound in the same incident. 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...
  • 9/24/2014 6:40:00 PM
    On September 12, Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves killed a 5 year old Walker bear hound. The attack occurred in the Town of Cushing, Polk 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 "...
  • 9/24/2014 6:15:00 PM
    Bear Guide Mike Foss had several hunters return to try to make his camp of more than 20 tag holders 100 percent successful.  Last Friday shortly after 6:00 p.m., Shaune Augsburger from Oshkosh did her part in making that happen when she tagged a 125lb Sow.  “She logged in over 40 hours on stand before she got her opportunity...
  • 9/22/2014 11:10:00 AM
    By Jason Pacey After 8 years of putting in for preference points, my bear hunt started March 23, 2014, after receiving my notification from Wisconsin DNR that I received a 2014 Bear Harvest Tag. Preplanning was started.  Steve Ellis volunteered a place to have as a base camp in Mercer. My brother, Eric Pacey and I saw Bob’s Bear Bait...
  • 9/18/2014 8:40:00 AM
    On September 14, Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves killed a 3 year old Walker bear hound. The attack occurred 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, keyw...
  • 9/17/2014 11:25:00 AM
    Frequently Asked Questions - September 15, 2014 The Frequently Asked Questions features recent warden-related questions taken by wardens and the DNR Call Center. The Call Center is staffed daily, 7 a.m. - 10 p.m., and offers bilingual service in Spanish and Hmong. The number is 1-888-936-7463. Today's topics include t...
  • 9/11/2014 10:15:00 AM
    Despite nasty thunderstorms that shut down the first day of the Wisconsin bear hunt in Bayfield County Wednesday, Mike Foss reported last Wednesday that three hunters had filled tags from his Washburn camp on opening day.  More than 20 tag holders are taking stands over 30 square miles of rugged Superior country where Foss has been bai...
  • 9/9/2014 1:50:00 PM
    Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Report summary for September 4, 2014 Complete DNR Outdoor Report (Reports from conservation wardens, wildlife and fisheries staff and property managers from around the state) Stormy week leads to wet start to the early goose, dove, teal and bear seasons Wisconsin has had some stormy weather ...
  • 9/9/2014 1:45:00 PM
    Jason and Eric Pacey with the 225 pound bear taken in Iron County by Jason this week. Watch for the story soon inonwisconsinoutdoors.com.
  • 9/9/2014 1:35:00 PM
    Not much to post for fishing this week as recent rains have us at flood stage or near flood stage waters on most of the area rivers and impoundments.   With that said we have had some good success with our bear hunters this past week and if the weather continues to stabilize out we should continue to see added success. Have a great wee...
  • 9/3/2014 4:40:00 PM
    With water temperatures still hovering around that 70 degree mark it has made for an interesting summer bite for all species.  The musky bite still going strong with action coming on large bucktails, top water baits and jerkbaits.  Activity for walleyes has been steady with a few nice fish being caught this past week.  Action...
  • 9/3/2014 4:20:00 PM
    On August 31, Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves killed an 11 year old Plott/Walker bear hound. The attack occurred in the Town of Emery, Price 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 m...
  • 9/1/2014 11:40:00 AM
      All 252 Wisconsin Kwik Trip stores statewide now carry On Wisconsin Outdoors.  To find a Kwik Trip nearest you, click here! This partnership makes the free issues of On Wisconsin Outdoorsavailable to the Wisconsin hunter and angler from Spooner and Hayward in the northwest, to Green Bay and Shawano in the northeast, t...
  • 8/27/2014 12:30:00 PM
    Tom Luba Some days you just have no inkling whatsoever what will happen until it’s entered in the column designated as “your life” by the heavenly powers. A splendid example is one fall Saturday morning last year. Like many other days in October, I hooked up the boat and was ready to reacquaint myself with a number of smallmouth...
  • 8/26/2014 1:40:00 PM
    On August 23, Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves killed a 7 year old Plott hound and injured three 2 year old Plott hounds and a 6 year old Plott hound during the same training incident. The attack occurred in the Town of Fence, Florence County. More information and a caution area map are available on thegray wolf webp...
  • 8/26/2014 1:30:00 PM
    SPOONER, Wis. - In an effort to help address human-bear conflicts in an area of northwestern Wisconsin that has had serious conflicts in recent years, state wildlife officials significantly increased the number of bear harvest permits in that area for the upcoming bear hunting season. The goal in is to reduce the bear population in an area d...
  • 8/26/2014 1:25:00 PM
    With the 2014 bear season right around the corner and from the look of the recent photos, Hooksetters Guide Service has plenty to be looking forward to.  With lots of active bait sets and a 100% success rate over the past 5 years they are the ones to check out if you still need a location to hunt in zone "C".  For more information or to c...