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Trapping In Wisconsin

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  • 10/30/2012 3:35:00 PM
    Contact(s): Dan Schuller (608)266-2185; Peter Biermeier (608)264-6136 MADISON – People planning on attending any of the upcoming five public listening sessions on hunting and trapping in Wisconsin state parks can now review the proposed hunting and trapping maps for each park property online. State Natural Resources Board members will condu...
  • 10/26/2012 1:35:00 PM
    The DNR wants to hear from you if you see a feral pig during the upcoming nine-day gun deer season – or if you shoot a feral pig. But, before you shoot it, please make sure it is a feral pig and not someone’s domestic pig running loose. You may be liable for replacement costs if you shoot a domestic pig. Feral pigs have been reported i...
  • 10/26/2012 12:45:00 PM
    The DNR has received a notice of tree stand recalls and with some groups buying their own hang-on tree stands we need to make sure you are aware of these two brands having problems. The WI hunter Education program does not believe it has ever bought these models.Click links below for details: Rivers’ Edge brand manufactured in Cumberland an...
  • 10/26/2012 11:45:00 AM
    You are subscribed to Wolf Harvest for Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. This information has recently been updated, and is now available. As of 10/26/2012 at 8:30 am, 29 wolves have been harvested in Wisconsin.  Wolf harvest bulletins will be sent every Friday.  For daily updates of the harvest, please visit our website: http:...
  • 10/26/2012 11:30:00 AM
    You are subscribed to Trapper Education for Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. This information has recently been updated, and is now available. An exciting and informative new feature has been added to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resource's wolf page.  A slideshow comparing wolves and coyotes has recently been developed by st...
  • 10/26/2012 10:55:00 AM
    Whether you are a hunter, a wildlife watcher or a hiker, it can be difficult to know if you come upon a wolf or a coyote? They look similar until you know the differences. Check out this new DNR slideshow to see what makes each unique. http://dnr.wi.gov/news/images/slideshows/Wolf_Coyote_Comparison/ Want to know more about the wolf hunt? Visit th...
  • 10/26/2012 10:05:00 AM
  • 10/24/2012 10:45:00 AM
    You are subscribed to Wolf Harvest for Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. This information has recently been updated, and is now available. As of October 24, 2012, 22 wolves have been harvested in Wisconsin, half by hunters and half by trappers.  There have been 716 resident and 6 nonresident licenses sold to date.  The Wolf Harv...
  • 10/22/2012 2:40:00 PM
    By John Luthens It is now into the second week of the gray wolf hunting season, with DNR reports showing 16 registered wolves in the first week, taken from the six divided zones cut through the landscape of our state. The zones are simply arbitrary lines on a map. They are a mere formality, designed to add a human semblance to the wilderness haun...
  • 10/18/2012 3:20:00 PM
    October 18, 2012 MADISON – The public will be able to present their views on a proposed plan to implement a new law opening state parks to hunting and trapping at a series of listening sessions. State Natural Resources Board members will conduct the sessions around the state in late October and early November.At the December meeting of the N...
  • 9/21/2012 11:50:00 AM
    EDITOR'S ADVISORY: This news release has been updated to indicate that people who applied for a wolf license can check on their application status through the DNR Online Licensing Center. The list of successful applicants is not available on the DNR website. MADISON – Successful applicants for Wisconsin’s 2012 inaugural wolf hunting an...
  • 9/17/2012 12:15:00 PM
    First and foremost it is important for the 1,160 successful wolf license applicants to know that Wisconsin’s first modern day wolf season will continue. The judge’s injunction on the use of dogs still stands. We will continue to work on that issue and try to find a resolution prior to the end of November when the use of dogs for hunti...
  • 9/11/2012 11:05:00 AM
    Bill Cosh - DNR Spokesman, 608-267-2773 MADISON – On Friday, August 31 Judge Peter C. Anderson issued a temporary injunction involving the use of dogs for tracking and trailing of wolves AND for the use of dogs for training to track or trail free ranging wolves. As part of his order, Judge Anderson ordered the DNR to make reasonable...
  • 9/10/2012 11:25:00 AM
    News Release Published: September 7, 2012 Contact(s): Bill Cosh, DNR Spokesman, 608-267-2773; Tom Hauge, Director DNR Bureau of Wildlife Management - 608-266-2193; Bill VanderZouwen - DNR Wildlife Management, 608-266-8840 or Frank Trcka, DNR Wildlife Managment, 608-267-7472 MADISON -– The 2012 Fall Hunting and Trapping Forecast [PDF, 7.1 MB...
  • 9/5/2012 11:05:00 AM
    CPSC, RIVERS EDGE® TREESTANDS, INC. ANNOUNCE RECALL TO REPLACE PART OF TREESTANDS THAT PRESENT A SERIOUS SAFETY RISK Click here for Recall Treestand pdf
  • 9/5/2012 10:45:00 AM
    CONTACT:  Bill Cosh, agency spokesperson (608) 267-2773 http://dnr.wi.gov/news/BreakingNews_Lookup.asp?id=2494 MADISON – This afternoon Dane County Circuit Judge Peter C. Anderson issued a partial injunction involving the use of dogs for Wisconsin’s wolf season. Judge Anderson’s partial injunction makes it clear that Wiscon...
  • 9/5/2012 10:25:00 AM
    CONTACT:  Bill Cosh, DNR Spokesman - 608-267-2773 http://dnr.wi.gov/news/BreakingNews_Lookup.asp?id=2493 Wisconsin Wolf Season Will Proceed MADISON – This afternoon Dane County Circuit Judge Peter Anderson issued a partial injunction involving the use of dogs for Wisconsin’s wolf season. Judge Anderson’s partial injunction...
  • 8/29/2012 2:30:00 PM
    August 29, 2012 Contact: Bill Cosh, agency spokesperson (608) 267-2773 MADISON – Following court proceedings taking place this morning, August 29, 2012, before Judge Peter C. Anderson, officials at the Department of Natural Resources are issuing the following statement. While the court did not act on the request for a temporary injunction ...
  • 8/21/2012 9:55:00 AM
    Hunters and trappers, now that the 2012 waterfowl seasons have been finalized, you can view all hunting and trapping season dates on the DNR website. You can also download a 2012 Wisconsin Hunting and Trapping Seasons factsheet in portable document format [PDF]
  • 8/8/2012 3:15:00 PM
    Weekly News article published: August 7, 2012 by the Central Office MADISON – As of Tuesday morning, August 7, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has sold 7,286 applications for wolf hunting permits. This included 7,150 that were purchased by Wisconsin residents and 136 purchased by nonresidents. Hunters and trappers interested i...
  • 8/1/2012 10:20:00 AM
    July 31, 2012 – MADISON – On the eve of the wolf hunting application period start date, the Wisconsin Hunters Rights Coalition (HRC) today applauded the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) leadership and staff, the Natural Resources Board (NRB), Wolf Management Act authors Representative Scott Suder and Senator Terry Moult...
  • 7/25/2012 12:20:00 PM
    DATE:   July 25, 2012 CONTACT:  Scott Loomans - 608-267-2452 http://dnr.wi.gov/news/BreakingNews_Lookup.asp?id=2439 MADISON – Hunters and trappers interested in participating in Wisconsin’s inaugural wolf hunting and trapping season must apply for a permit between August 1 and August 31, 2012. The permit application fe...
  • 7/20/2012 9:55:00 AM
    DATE:   July 17, 2012 CONTACT:  Bill Cosh, DNR spokesperson - 608-267-2773 STEVENS POINT -- The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board has approved the 2012 wolf hunt quota, zones and rules for Wisconsin’s fall 2012 wolf hunting and trapping season. The emergency rule was approved on a unanimous vote.The Wisconsin Natural Resource...
  • 7/17/2012 1:00:00 PM
    By Dick Ellis Reader Note:  “Dick’s Trips is a weekly column published from the On Wisconsin Archives and the Ellis field journeys over 25 years as a syndicated outdoor columnist. This column was written in 2003 in Dane County.  The reader is responsible for knowing current trapping, fishing and hunting regulations. The 2012 ...
  • 7/12/2012 10:20:00 AM
    MADISON -- The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has released its final proposal for Wisconsin’s fall 2012 wolf hunting and trapping season. The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board, the policy-making body for the Department of Natural Resources, will meet at 9 a.m. on July 17 in the Spruce/Sands room at the Holiday Inn Convention Center...