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Wisconsin Deer Hunting

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  • 6/6/2016 1:55:00 PM
    MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is pleased to welcome John Caid, Nancy Hadley, Nancy Holland, Eric Johnson and Bill Pine to its board of directors. “We are grateful for the energy and the willingness to serve that these men and women bring to their volunteer positions,” said David Allen, RMEF president and C...
  • 6/3/2016 1:05:00 PM
    MADISON – Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources staff will hold an informational meeting open to the public June 16 to share and discuss 2015-16 Wisconsin wolf population data.This meeting will be held at the Quality Inn, 2901 Hummingbird Road, Wausau, and will run from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. For those unable to attend, s...
  • 5/27/2016 9:30:00 AM
    http://dnr.wi.gov/news/releases/article/?id=3970 MADISON - State wildlife officials remind outdoor enthusiasts the best way to enjoy Wisconsin's whitetail fawns being born now through early July is from afar because their mother is nearby even though you don't see her. Fawns are often left alone by their mothers for long periods of time. ...
  • 5/26/2016 1:55:00 PM
    When I was a child, I wished I was born in the days of Davy Crockett. I believed life would have been grand, if I could have shared adventures with the 1950’s, Walt Disney’s TV character. Like almost every kid in America, I wanted so badly to wear one of those coonskin caps. My mother wouldn’t allow it, because I would, “Cat...
  • 5/26/2016 1:55:00 PM
    MADISON - The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board approved deer hunting season framework and antlerless deer quotas for 2016 at its May 25 meeting in Madison.Final season framework<http://dnr.wi.gov/About/NRB/2016/May/05-16-3B1-1.pdf> reflects recommendations from County Deer Advisory Councils<http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/hunt/cdac.html> &ndas...
  • 5/18/2016 1:00:00 PM
    Welcome to Warden Wire's periodic feature, FAQs: Special Edition. These special edition FAQs are dedicated to carcass tags and were taken by the DNR Call Center, the Department of Natural Resources' conservation wardens and the Bureau of Wildlife Management. The Call Center is staffed daily, 7 a.m. - 10 p.m., and ...
  • 5/18/2016 12:55:00 PM
    By Steve Ellis My wife, Sandy and I went for a long walk at our cabin in Iron County this past weekend. We tried an old road where I used to hunt deer. 15 years ago there were a lot of them here...we would even get some doe permits every year. Then the wolves moved in, and the bears became numerous. Couple that with a few harsh winters, and deer...
  • 5/11/2016 12:20:00 PM
    Interested in becoming an elk monitoring volunteer this summer?  The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is currently recruiting volunteers to conduct trail camera monitoring near Black River Falls and Clam Lake this summer. These cameras were deployed in 2015, and volunteers are needed to help maintain the camera grid. This projec...
  • 4/29/2016 4:10:00 PM
  • 4/29/2016 1:35:00 PM
    Wisconsin landowners are reminded of an excellent opportunity to help other hunters enjoy Wisconsin’s outdoors and sponsor a deer hunt for hunters with disabilities. The deadline for sponsor applications is June 1. Potential sponsors must have at least 60 acres of land available, and are required to allow access for at least three ...
  • 4/27/2016 11:50:00 AM
    Times were good for deer hunters prior to the turn of the century, but a black cloud was on the horizon. Lee Gatzke Disease and politics combine to threaten deer hunting heritage When I began deer hunting, Wisconsin’s archery license cost me one dollar, winterkill took more deer than hunters did, and wolves were considered extinct in thi...
  • 4/26/2016 7:15:00 PM
    Lake Michigan stocking efforts contribute to diverse angling opportunitiesMILWAUKEE - After stocking more than 2.6 million fish into the Wisconsin waters of Lake Michigan in 2015, the Department of Natural Resources is relying on recent harvest data and survey research to implement its Lake Michigan stocking plans for the coming year. - Read F...
  • 4/13/2016 11:30:00 AM
    http://dnr.wi.gov/news/releases/article/?id=3927  MADISON - More than 4,300 people came out to participate in the 2016 Spring Fish and Wildlife Hearings and Wisconsin Conservation Congress county meetings that were held in every county statewide on Monday, April 11. The public hearings provide citizens with an opportunity to comment and indi...
  • 4/13/2016 11:25:00 AM
    The County Deer Advisory Councils need your feedback!  If you haven’t already provided your input on the 2016 CDAC quota, permit level and season structure recommendations, now is your chance to help shape the 2016 deer season in your county. By completing the online public feedback form, your thoughts and comments on the loc...
  • 4/13/2016 11:20:00 AM
    Deer season recommendations to be finalized at April County Deer Advisory Council meetingsMADISON -- County Deer Advisory Councils will prepare their final antlerless quota, permit level and season structure recommendations during the last round of spring meetings from April 18-21. - Read Full Article Where’s Walleye? Major tagging...
  • 4/12/2016 10:15:00 AM
    http://dnr.wi.gov/news/releases/article/?id=3926  GRANTSBURG, Wis. - Hunter Safety Education will be hosted at Crex Meadows State Wildlife Area April 25-29 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. and April 30 from 9-11 a.m. at the Grantsburg Rod & un Club. Class is required to purchase any hunting license in Wisconsin ...
  • 4/5/2016 1:55:00 PM
    Help shape the 2016 deer season in your county!  The County Deer Advisory Councils (CDACs) have released their recommendations for 2016 antlerless deer harvest quotas, permit levels and season structure.  Now is your chance to review these recommendations and provide feedback to help your county council finalize them.    Revi...
  • 4/5/2016 1:50:00 PM
    http://dnr.wi.gov/news/releases/article/?id=3917  MADISON - County Deer Advisory Council recommendations, which include antlerless quotas, permit levels and various season structure options for 2016, are now available for public review and comment - Those with an interest in local deer management are encouraged to review these reco...
  • 4/5/2016 1:40:00 PM
    Madison – Wisconsin residents will be able to nominate and elect local representatives to the Wisconsin Conservation Congress (WCC) at the DNR Spring Hearings & Conservation Congress’ annual county meetings held on Monday, April 11, starting at 7 p.m. in each county of the state (Spring Hearing locations).<http://d...
  • 3/31/2016 9:15:00 AM
    On March 25, Wildlife Services confirmed the wolf depredation of a 4 year old Walker hound while it was training for bobcat hunting.  The attack occurred in the Township of Sherwood, Clark County.  More information and a caution area map are available at the gray wolf webpage. Hunters are reminded to use the...
  • 3/31/2016 9:10:00 AM
    In year two of elk reintroduction efforts in partnership with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife and a number of other key partners, 39 elk from Kentucky have reached their new home in Wisconsin. In 2016, all elk will be released in Jackson County, while future years will see animals released near Clam Lake. Department sta...
  • 3/31/2016 9:10:00 AM
    Panfish regulations set to change on 93 lakes starting April 1MADISON - In an effort to improve panfish size on 93 Wisconsin lakes with the potential for bigger fish, new regulations take effect on April 1. - Read Full Article Trumpeter swan numbers soar – from zero to 4,700 in a generationMADISON -- The number of trumpeter sw...
  • 3/25/2016 8:45:00 AM
    Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Report summary for March 24, 2016  Complete DNR Outdoor Report (Reports from conservation wardens, wildlife and fisheries staff and property managers from around the state) Snow returns to central Wisconsin; Lake Michigan steelhead runs underway; 39 elk arrive from Kentucky With a short...
  • 3/24/2016 1:15:00 PM
    Good news for Wisconsin wildlife - winter severity index data shows a mild Wisconsin winter so far in 2015-16MADISON - With winter coming to a close in Wisconsin, 2015-16 winter severity index data shows it is shaping up to be considered a mild winter, overall. - Read Full Article Public comment period for preliminary antlerless harvest quota...
  • 3/17/2016 2:25:00 PM
    DNR ramping up efforts to address Kewaunee County water quality issuesMADISON - The Department of Natural Resources is ramping up its efforts to work with stakeholder groups to address ongoing water quality issues in Kewaunee County. - Read Full Article With help from Wisconsin’s hunters, sampling results provide current snapshot of CWD...