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  • 2/18/2013 11:05:00 AM
    The annual Spring Turkey Youth Hunt weekend is designed to give our hunters the opportunity to hunt wild turkey and gain valuable experience at a time when other hunters are not authorized to hunt. Youth Hunt: 10-15 Youth hunters need to be 10-15 years of age, possess a valid spring turkey license, stamp, and ZONE 2 permit. All youth hunters must...
  • 2/14/2013 12:00:00 PM
    By Jerry Kiesow Editor’s note: To keep track of what he is doing and where, to see his photos and read some of his other writings, including his book, “Tales of The Peshtigo Putzer,” check out his website:  www.jerrykiesowoc.com. Allow me to introduce myself,I do more than fly fish Hi! Some of you already know something a...
  • 2/14/2013 9:15:00 AM
    February 12, 2013 POYNETTE, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has begun to explore the creation of an outdoor skills recruitment and retention center which will focus on promoting the education and training of long term mentors to help reverse the nationwide trend of declining hunters, anglers and trappers. “We beli...
  • 2/13/2013 5:15:00 PM
    Enroll today so you are ready for opening day of all seasons MADISON – More than 40 percent of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Hunter Education courses are held in spring, making this an opportune time for you to enroll to complete the class to ensure you can hunt when you want to hunt. “This truly is the best time to ge...
  • 2/13/2013 4:45:00 PM
    MADISON – Preliminary results of the 2012 Wisconsin deer hunter wildlife survey show hunters reported spending 24,868 hours in the field observing wildlife and on average saw 0.39 deer per hour statewide. The next most frequently observed species was turkey. In its fourth year, the survey asks Wisconsin deer hunters to report on wildlife the...
  • 2/13/2013 9:25:00 AM
    MADISON – Wisconsin wild turkey hunters registered a total of 7,054 birds during the fall 2012 wild turkey season, an increase of 28 percent from the 5,523 registered during the 2011 season. Success rates also increased, from 10.1 percent in 2011 to 12.9 percent during the 2012 season. “The jump in harvest reflects favorable weather co...
  • 2/6/2013 12:40:00 PM
    February 5, 2013 By: Joanne M. Haas/Bureau of Law Enforcement Warden: Tips from public important, can stay anonymous The Trempealeau County over-bagger took to the water early and alone. Shielded by silence, the man caught blue gills day-after-day from Pool 4 of the Mississippi River near Alma. After careful preparation, the filets were placed ...
  • 2/6/2013 12:10:00 PM
    February 5, 2013 By: Bureau of Law Enforcement Here is an answer to a recent most frequently asked law enforcement question about spring turkey hunting taken by 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 have heard that s...
  • 1/22/2013 5:20:00 PM
    MARSHALL HUNTERS EDUCATION CLASS Where: Marshall Community Center When: Tuesday  6pm-8pm Thursday  6pm-8pm Saturday  9am-12pm Register in person at Marshall Community Center Saturday February 5, 2013  9am-10am Class meets every Tuesday Thursday and Saturday for three weeks starting February 5th. COST $10.00 Instructor:...
  • 1/17/2013 11:10:00 AM
    By Dick Ellis Reader Note:  The following “Dick’s Trip” column took place in 2004 near Whitewater with three rabbit hunters and their beagles.  Like all columns from the archives, make sure of current regulations if you try the journeys yourself. John Hansen took one more step along the brambles marking the lip of the ...
  • 1/15/2013 4:40:00 PM
    BABCOCK, Wis. – The Sandhill Outdoor Skills Center will sponsor two upcoming workshops for people interested in Wisconsin wildlife: a porcupine ecology clinic on Saturday, Feb. 2 and a timber wolf tracking and ecology clinic Feb. 9-10. Porcupine ecology on snowshoes During the porcupine ecology clinic skills center staff will discuss the re...
  • 1/15/2013 4:25:00 PM
    MADISON – People with experience in wildlife rehabilitation, wildlife health, and the captive wildlife industry can apply through Jan. 31, 2013, to serve on a newly formed Wisconsin Wildlife Rehabilitation Advisory Council. The council was established to assist the Department of Natural resources with recommendations pertaining to decisions ...
  • 1/15/2013 3:40:00 PM
    MADISON – There were 135,155 successful applicants in the drawing for 2013 Wisconsin spring wild turkey permits through the spring turkey preference drawing. A total of 234,765 permits will be available for the spring 2013 turkey season, and the remaining permits will be available through over-the-counter sales in March. Postcard notificatio...
  • 1/3/2013 2:55:00 PM
    Rabbit & Coyote Hunts At the Marshall Lions Ice Fisheree Festival Five Person Coyote Hunt - January 18-19, 2013 One Two Person Rabbit Hunt - January 18-19, 2013 Details & Team Application at www.sightfirst.com Downloadble Entry Form PDF Return to Outdoor News
  • 1/3/2013 9:40:00 AM
    By Dick Ellis Reader Note:  The following Dick’s Trip column to Richland County was taken in the new year of 2006 to study grouse mortality with a UW-Richland Center Assistant Professor of Biology. A broken but steady mortality signal carried more bad news over the steep bluff and valley country of Richland County to Scott Walter&rsquo...
  • 1/3/2013 8:40:00 AM
    By Dick Ellis Reader Note:  This Dick’s Trip grouse hunting with Ruffed Grouse Society Regional Biologist Gary Zimmer was taken in Price and Sawyer Counties in 2005. For the Wisconsin Ruffed Grouse, 10 inches of snow forecast for much of state’s northern regions in mid-December meant that a grand gift from nature was building on ...
  • 1/2/2013 11:10:00 AM
    By John Luthens When the killing hand of winter lays its hand on the northern woods, there are those who fly south to warmer climates; snowbirds, I think they are called.  Call me crazy, but I’ll take the cold.  I’ll take the logging trails and the snow draped pines, and I’ll take the deer paths that lead into the slas...
  • 12/6/2012 1:20:00 PM
    Don't forget to apply for your spring 2013 wild turkey permit by close of business on Monday, December 10th!Applications for the permit drawing cost $3 and may be purchased at all authorized license agents, through the Online Licensing Center on the DNR website, at Wisconsin DNR Service Centers, or by calling toll-free 1-877-LICENSE (1-877-945-4236...
  • 12/5/2012 1:40:00 PM
    By Mike Yurk We were pushing through a cut over corn field when the rooster pheasant exploded out of a small spot of weeds. As the bird gained air I heard one shot and then a second. The bird crumpled and collapsed, hitting the ground. Doug had fired the second shot that dropped the bird. Gunner, the black lab belonging to Nathan, charged across ...
  • 11/7/2012 10:55:00 AM
    First-time buyers get a price break on fishing and hunting fun Get a major price break on your hunting, fishing or trapping license if you are a first-time buyer or are buying your first license in 10 or more years. Discounted fees are available for residents and nonresidents alike and are automatically applied when you buy a license. Try it -- yo...
  • 11/1/2012 10:15:00 AM
    By: Department of Natural Resources Warden Wire brings to you this special edition of FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions – dedicated to the Managed Forest Law (MFL) lands and the new online mapping tool unveiled by Gov. Scott Walker on November 6. The governor announced more than one million private acres classified as open for public u...
  • 10/31/2012 10:30:00 AM
    Have an opinion on how to implement the new law opening state parks to hunting and trapping? Want to learn more about it? Attend a listening session and study a map There are five listening sessions to gather feedback slated for late October and early November in Fitchburg, Eau Claire, West Allis, Appleton and Merrill. Plus there are online maps, ...
  • 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 1:55:00 PM
    Mike Yurk Tales to warm you As I write this article, western Wisconsin, where I live, is having the first blizzard of the season. It is early fall and this snow is completely unexpected, but it does tell us that winter is not far behind. There will be a lot more blizzards and freezing temperatures coming our way that will keep us indoors this wi...
  • 10/26/2012 11:50:00 AM
    Dear Friends, Fall is always a great time of year here at Wern Valley! Below are reminders of upcoming events in the next few weeks, please call the Club at 262-968-2400 for more information or to sign up for any of them. Hope everyone is having a good season and happy hunting! 10-Pheasant Special The Club is still offering a 10-bird pheasant ...