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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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  • 5/19/2014 9:15:00 AM
    Each of 44 Wisconsin Menards stores now carry On Wisconsin Outdoors at no cost to the consumer.  See the Menards location nearest you on our website homepage.  Pick up On Wisconsin Outdoorsin the Menards camping and fishing aisle. As advertised in the May-June issue of On Wisconsin Outdoors, find Berkley and Sh...
  • 4/16/2014 1:00:00 PM
    MADISON - Over 7,000 people came out to participate in the 2014 Spring Fish and Wildlife Hearings and Wisconsin Conservation Congress county meetings that were held in every county statewide on Monday, April 14. The information hearings provide citizens with an opportunity to comment and indicate preference on a wide range of fish and wildli...
  • 4/16/2014 12:50:00 PM
    Make sure you practice shooting the same way that you will be shooting when you are calling, sitting-prone,  ect…  PRACTICE. If you decide to call this time of year, get close to the den and do a couple of howls or pup in distress calls.   If I am aftera problem coyote, I leave them alone till the fall.
  • 4/10/2014 3:45:00 PM
    Complete DNR Outdoor Report (Reports from conservation wardens, wildlife and fisheries staff and property managers from around the state) Spring finally springing in Wisconsin: spring wildfire season underway, spring fish and wildlife hearings next week, spring peepers peeping What a difference a week can make in the Northwoods. Last week pe...
  • 3/27/2014 11:35:00 AM
    On March 19, Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves killed a 2 year old Walker male hound that was pursuing coyotes. The attack occurred in the Town of Barnes, Bayfield County.  A caution area map can be viewed on the DNR's dog depredation web page or by going to the DNR's home page (dnr.wi.gov) and typing "dog depredations" in...
  • 3/27/2014 11:35:00 AM
    The Wisconsin Trappers Association, Friends of Poynette Game Farm and Friends of MacKenzie have added their support to help students attend for free The Midwest Outdoor Heritage Education Expo, May 15-16, at MacKenzie Center, Poynette, Wisconsin.  Organizers are inviting schoolteachers and administrators to schedule field trips for that Thursd...
  • 3/3/2014 3:45:00 PM
    Idaho For Wildlife has been assisting with the coordination efforts to locate a few highly trained, long-range tactical hunters in hopes they can hunt down and destroy a colt killing wolf in Sun Valley, Idaho.  This wolf killed a valuable colt of Kevin and Jennifer Swigert on 2-13-2014. Then ten days later on S...
  • 2/26/2014 11:55:00 AM
    Raccoon and fox and coyotes, oh my! How much do you know about the 19 species of furbearers in Wisconsin? Some furbearers you can find right in your backyard while others are a bit more elusive.   Join us for a live, online chat February 27 at noon all about Wisconsin’s furbearers. To participate, visit dnr.wi.gov&n...
  • 1/24/2014 3:45:00 PM
    Two dogs, a hound and a beagle, were killed by wolves in separate incidents in January.  The hound, an 8-year old Running Walker Cross, was killed in Clark County while the beagle was depredated in Price County.  More details, including caution area maps, can be found on the DNR's gray wolf depredation webpage or by going to the...
  • 1/8/2014 6:15:00 PM
    Frequently Asked Questions - January 6, 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. Question 1: I recently complete...
  • 12/11/2013 7:45:00 PM
    We have sold 1853 resident and 11 nonresident wolf licenses.  Zones 1, 2, 4, 5, and 6  are closed.  Only zone 3 remains open.  We have harvested 221 wolves as follows: Zone Count Quota 1 77 76 2 29 28 3 39 71 4 12 12 ...
  • 12/6/2013 5:30:00 PM
    We have sold 1853 resident and 11 nonresident wolf licenses.  Zones 1, 2, 4, 5, and 6  are closed.  Only zone 3 remains open. We have harvested 219 wolves as follows: Zone Count Quota 1 77 76 2 29 28 3 37 71 4 12 12 5 ...
  • 12/5/2013 6:00:00 PM
    We have sold 1851 resident and 11 nonresident wolf licenses.  Zones 1, 2, 4, 5, and 6  are closed.  Only zone 3 remains open. We have harvested 216 wolves as follows: Zone Count Quota 1 77 76 2 29 28 3 34 71 4 12 12 5 33 ...
  • 11/21/2013 9:35:00 AM
    The  additional report of a harvest in zone 1 reported here yesterday has been removed because it was an illegal harvest which should not be tracked in this report.      We have sold 1844 resident and 11 nonresident wolf licenses.  Zones 1, 2, 4, 5, and 6  are closed.  Only zone 3 remains open. We have har...
  • 11/14/2013 10:50:00 AM
    We have sold 1841 resident and 11 nonresident wolf licenses.   Zones 1, 2, 4, 5, and 6  are closed.  Only zone 3 remains open. We have harvested 204 wolves as follows: Zone Count Quota 1 77 76 2 29 28 3 22 71 4 12 12 ...
  • 11/7/2013 2:25:00 PM
    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has closed Wolf Harvest Zone 4 to hunting and trapping of gray wolves effective Tuesday, Nov. 5, 6 p.m. At that time, the zone is closed to any further hunting and trapping of wolves for the 2013-2014 wolf harvest season. With this closure, a total of four wolf harvest zones have closed this season. Wo...
  • 10/31/2013 12:35:00 PM
    Check out the deer and Bob Cat at John Kaisers hunting camp. I hope you like the cat photo taken at our place about 1.5 miles south of Kaiser’s Kamp.  I also have a photo of the cat in the same exact spot, going the same way three days earlier at 2:51 a.m.  Note that this cat photo was taken at 2:50 a.m. Cats are probabl...
  • 10/31/2013 12:30:00 PM
    Here is a mid-day update.  We have sold 1807 resident and 11 nonresident wolf licenses.   Zone 2 is closed.  Zones 1 and 5 will close at 7 pm tonight. We have harvested 178 wolves as follows: Zone Count Quota 1 76 76 2 29 28 3 10 71 ...
  • 10/31/2013 11:55:00 AM
    Please note: You received notice earlier this afternoon that Zone 1 would close to wolf hunting and trapping tomorrow. After the closing of Zone 1, harvest rates in Zone 5 initiated an additional closure. Please note that both Zone 1 and Zone 5 will be closed to hunting and trapping of gray wolves, effective 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 30. The Wi...
  • 10/24/2013 2:50:00 PM
    MADISON - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has closed Wolf Harvest Zone 2 to hunting and trapping of gray wolves effective Wednesday, Oct. 23, 3 p.m. The zone is closed to any further hunting and trapping of wolves for the 2013-2014 wolf harvest season. Wolf Harvest Zone 2 is the first zone to be closed this season. The harvest ...
  • 10/17/2013 11:35:00 AM
    In the interests of ensuring the public is fully informed, I feel compelled to let your readers know important aspects that were omitted from the recent article on wolf management by the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism published on October 13 in the Wisconsin State Journal. If wildlife management was simply about doing res...
  • 9/26/2013 12:40:00 PM
    By Dave Hraychuck It’s mid-September, leaves are starting to turn, traps are dyed, lure and bait is made or bought, and Wisconsin trappers eagerly wait for the opener! While coming back from a day of sturgeon fishing on Yellow Lake, I stopped and met with Greg Wade, owner of the Log Cabin Store, Eatery and Fur Shed, in Danbury, Wisconsin. G...
  • 9/26/2013 12:15:00 PM
    Rules also allow only dog-proof or underwater traps http://dnr.wi.gov/news/BreakingNews_Lookup.asp?id=2948 PEMBINE, Wis. – People hunting on Wisconsin state park properties will be prohibited from shooting from or across certain trails – those trails closed to hunting – and anyone trapping in state parks will be limite...
  • 9/17/2013 11:55:00 PM
    Three bear hounds killed by wolves Wildlife Services has confirmed three more hound depredations over the past few days.  The bear hounds were killed in Sawyer and Price counties. In all, 23 hounds have been depredated this bear training and hunting season. More details and caution area maps can be found on the gray wolf we...
  • 9/5/2013 1:45:00 PM
    Bobcat, fisher, and otter permit drawings are completed.  Bobcat and otter tags were mailed last week (08/30/2013) and fisher tags will go out at the end of this week or early next week (09/09/2013).  You may check your online account to see if you were awarded a permit by logging in here:  https://jc.activeoutdoo...