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Trapping In Wisconsin

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  • 6/10/2016 9:45:00 AM
    Students will learn more about furbearer identification and behavior, habitat requirements, trapping history, trapping techniques and placement, fur handling, trapping ethics, and trapping rules and regulations.   Those who did not purchase a trapping license in Wisconsin prior to 1992 are required to pass a trapper education course in o...
  • 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...
  • 5/18/2016 1:00:00 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...
  • 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...
  • 3/14/2016 7:15:00 PM
    Wisconsin has experienced some unseasonably warm weather in the last week with daytime temperatures in the 50s and 60s and even a low 70 reported in Milwaukee. The warm weather has melted most of the snow cover statewide, with just snow surviving in some forested areas of the Northwoods. Snowmobile and cross-country ski trails are now closed statew...
  • 3/9/2016 1:25:00 PM
    March 8, 2016 Novice hunters! Apply today to Learn To Hunt Bear this summerMADISON - People who want to experience a real Wisconsin black bear hunt with skilled mentors have until May 27 to apply to participate in a Learn to Hunt Bear program featuring classroom and field instruction and capped with a genuine hunt. -Read Full Article Wi...
  • 2/19/2016 1:10:00 PM
    MADISON – Those interested in learning more about coyotes in Wisconsin are reminded to join Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources experts for an online chat Tuesday, Feb. 23 at noon.Staff will be on hand to answer questions ranging from nuisance wildlife concerns to habitat and behavior. Visit dnr.wi.gov<http://dnr.wi.gov/>...
  • 2/3/2016 10:35:00 AM
    Lower water clarity, higher harvest caps pose challenges and opportunities for sturgeon spearersOSHKOSH, Wis. - When the 2016 sturgeon spearing season opens on the Lake Winnebago system Feb. 13, spearers won't have an easy time pursuing their quarry. - Read Full Article Coyotes become more active in late winter and early spring Join...
  • 1/29/2016 4:25:00 PM
    The entire state with the exception of the far southeastern corner received snow this week, with the heaviest band of 6 to 8 inches through central Wisconsin.  This allowed a few more counties through central Wisconsin to open snowmobile trails, with fair conditions, and conditions across the north are now good to excellent, on the Wisconsin ...
  • 1/22/2016 10:40:00 AM
    Complete DNR Outdoor Report (Reports from conservation wardens, wildlife and fisheries staff and property managers from around the state) Warmer temperatures arrive after a week of frigid temperatures; whitetail bucks begin to shed antlers  Following freezing temperatures across the state, most counties are starting to return to a warme...
  • 11/11/2015 1:20:00 PM
    The Natural Resources Board approved the Beaver Management Plan at their October 28th meeting in Madison!  After many meetings, webinars, more meetings, surveys and even more meetings, the Beaver Task Force assisted the Department with creating a solid, balanced management plan for the future. The Beaver Task Force is comprised of 24 different...
  • 11/5/2015 9:05:00 AM
    RHINELANDER, Wis. - Trappers who incidentally capture bobcats in 12 northern counties are encouraged to contact Department of Natural Resources staff and participate in a bobcat research project.  The bobcat monitoring project began in early 2014 and seeks to better understand populations and habitat preferences of Wisconsin bobcat. "Trappers...
  • 9/23/2015 3:15:00 PM
    On September 20,  Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves killed an 8 year old female Bluetick Hound and a 4 year old male Plott Hound.  The attacks occurred in the Town of Barksdale, Bayfield County.  More information and a caution area map are available on the gray wolf webpage. Hunters are reminded to use the caution area ma...
  • 9/21/2015 8:45:00 PM
    MADISON - Horicon Marsh will hold its third annual Learn to Trap course inFebruary, with classroom and field portions aimed at covering the basics oftrapping and outdoor education.This comprehensive tutorial offered by the Wisconsin Department of NaturalResources and Wisconsin Trapper's Association includes classroom instructionand a hands-on field...
  • 9/15/2015 7:10:00 PM
    On September 12 Wildlife Services confirmed wolves depredated a 5 year old male Bluetick hound and a 5 year old female Plott hound in 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 m...
  • 9/15/2015 7:10:00 PM
    On September 12, Wildlife Services confirmed wolves depredated a 4 year old female Walker Hound in the Town of Sherman, Iron 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...
  • 9/12/2015 12:40:00 PM
    On September 10, Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves killed an 4-year old Plott bear hound.  The attack occurred in the Town of Rusk, 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 man...
  • 9/2/2015 10:25:00 AM
    On August 29, Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves killed a 5 year old Plott bear hound.  The attack occurred in the Town of Summit, Douglas 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 manag...
  • 9/2/2015 9:25:00 AM
    2015 Wisconsin Fall Hunting and Trapping Forecast now availableMADISON – Many fall hunting and trapping seasons are just around the corner, and this year’s Wisconsin Fall Hunting and Trapping Forecast [PDF] is now available.  -  Read Full Article Sept. 12 marks opening of archery and crossbow deer hunting seaso...
  • 8/24/2015 7:20:00 PM
    On August 18, Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves killed a 6 year old female Treeing Walker bear hound and an 8 year old female Treeing Walker bear hound.  The attacks occurred in the town of Barksdale, Bayfield County. More information and a caution area map are available on the gray wolf webpage. Hunters are reminded to use the ca...
  • 8/14/2015 12:25:00 PM
    Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Report summary for August 6, 2015  Complete DNR Outdoor Report (Reports from conservation wardens, wildlife and fisheries staff and property managers from around the state) Rain keeps northern rivers flowing; pier fishing good at Lake Michigan harbors; third cougar sighting confirmed in ...
  • 8/12/2015 9:50:00 PM
    Don't miss the Seventh Annual Fall Fest on Friday, August 14 and Saturday August 15 from 8 AM to Midnight at Midwestern Shooters Supply, 191 Church Street, Lomira.   Featured attractions include: Specials throughout the store Vendor reps Trial guns Sportsman's Rummage Gun Auction Raffles Food Entertainment Pig W...
  • 8/1/2015 1:30:00 PM
    http://dnr.wi.gov/news/releases/article/?id=3670  GRANTSBURG Wis. - A trapper education workshop will be held at the Department of Natural Resources Crex Meadows State Wildlife Area north of Grantsburg on Saturday and Sunday, August 22 and 23, 2015. First-time trappers are reminded that they are required to complete a trapper e...
  • 7/28/2015 12:20:00 PM
    Great Lakes spotted muskies set for release after year of careful rearingWILD ROSE, Wis. – After a year of careful rearing at the Department of Natural Resources Wild Rose Fish Hatchery, some 6,000 Great Lakes spotted muskies are set to begin the next phase of their journey, getting ready to test Wisconsin anglers and serve as brood stock in ...
  • 6/30/2015 8:35:00 PM
    The Furbearer Advisory Committee, consisting of WDNR staff, tribal representatives, other agency representatives, and user groups, met on May 27 and 28.  This committee reviews and makes recommendations on the management of numerous furbearers including beaver, otter, fisher, coyote, muskrat and mink. The committee advises the Wildli...