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Kevin Wallenfang and his tournament winning, 46-inch musky just prior to release Fishing has been as hot as the weather for our circle of family and friends, and anglers participating in the 16th Annual Bob Ellis Row Trolling Classic. The Classic was started in 2003 by fishing guide Patricia Strutz to memorialize Bob Ellis, a legendary northern Wisconsin row troller inducted into the National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame in 2008 for his im...
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  • 8/1/2012 10:35:00 AM
    “The Habitat Organization” unique, most efficient among conservation groups Saint Paul, Minn. - July 30 - Pheasants Forever, which incorporated on August 5, 1982, will mark 30 years of wildlife habitat conservation this weekend. The national conservation organization’s 700 chapters, 130,000 members and supporters will official...
  • 7/30/2012 1:55:00 PM
    451 McCormick Road, Coraopolis, PA 15108(412) 262-4044www.ruffedgrousesociety.org Conservation group to host fundraiser dinner in St. Germain Proceeds will be used to restore and protect area grouse and woodcock habitat The Chain O Lakes Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society (RGS) will host its 6th Annual Sportsmen’s Banquet on Thursday, ...
  • 7/27/2012 3:30:00 PM
    This is another reminder about 4 Learn to Hunt pheasant programs sponsored by the Friends of Poynette Game Farm (FPGF) in cooperation with the Columbia County Chapter of Pheasants Forever.  The programs promote pheasant hunting as a family activity and focus on the camaraderie of the hunt, with less focus on the harvest of game.  The prog...
  • 7/25/2012 11:15:00 AM
    By: Keith Warnke, DNR hunting and shooting sports coordinator Hunting for Sustainability: A course for novice hunters open for enrollment If you like to eat good food, support the environment and learn something about the state you call home, Hunting for Sustainability is the course for you. Natural resources conservation, sustainability and hun...
  • 7/5/2012 1:50:00 PM
    Click on the image below to learn more about Pheasants Forever's Legacy Society and More!
  • 7/5/2012 11:45:00 AM
    Coraopolis, PA – The Ruffed Grouse Society magazine has been awarded two APEX Awards of Excellence in the "Regular Departments & Columns" and the "Magazine & Journal Design & Layout" categories. The winning column, Editor's Log, is written by the magazine's editor, Anna Stubna, and the design and layout of the magazine is created ...
  • 6/19/2012 4:15:00 PM
    Weekly News article published: June 19, 2012 by the DNR Central Office MADISON – Many people see state wildlife areas as good places to take dogs for walks and exercise, but doing so during the spring nesting season is not good for many ground and shrub-nesting birds. That's why, with the exception of designated Class 1 dog training areas, t...
  • 6/19/2012 3:45:00 PM
    By Dick Ellis The ground nest lies somewhere just ahead in the Vilas County peninsula of pine and birch bordering the stump-laden backwater of the Manitowish chain.  Rich Waters stopped again and strained into the underbrush, challenging nature’s camouflage with the human eye in an attempt to reveal the ruffed grouse he had stumbled upo...
  • 6/14/2012 11:00:00 AM
    NAWCA Grants to Help Pheasants Forever Conserve Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin Habitat PF utilizes NAWCA funding to create wildlife habitat, public hunting opportunities Washington, D.C. – June 14, 2012 – Pheasants Forever has been awarded five North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) grants to conserve wetlands and associate...
  • 6/12/2012 11:45:00 AM
    by Fred J Schaffhauser The Plan: Rob and I were gonna hunt out of the same blind and shoot two longbeard turkeys even if it took ALL DAY. The Weapons: Rob with his new "Black Ice" compound bow by Diamond (Bowtech). Rob was set on taking 50 yard shots and often remarked ".....This is better than a shotgun 'cause I can shoot up to 50 yards" I, of ...
  • 5/18/2012 10:50:00 AM
    What does a bear hunting guide do in May, before the big baiting push starts for the 25 hunters or so who will invade his Washburn camp in Bayfield County in September?  He grabs his wife and goes turkey hunting of course.  And if you’re On Wisconsin Outdoors bear expert Mike Foss and better half Lori, you head out of the northern f...
  • 5/9/2012 4:45:00 PM
    This year, spring in most of Wisconsin has been a “roller coast” ride with record warm temperatures in March and then a cooling and more normal month of April. The record weather in March got fish spawning much earlier than normal, birds migrating north weeks a head of schedule, flowers and trees budding and emerging weeks early, and we...
  • 5/2/2012 4:50:00 PM
    Thank you again for another hunting year to remember!! The 2012 Spring Turkey Youth and Learn To Hunt at Tom's Guns consisted of 63 super hunters, 65 awesome mentors and many wonderful landowners. We are proud to announce 30 birds were reported harvested in this years weekend hunt. Tom and I are again very lucky to be able to share another weeke...
  • 5/1/2012 4:35:00 PM
    By Bill Thornley It started out as a scouting trip for the upcoming Wisconsin spring turkey season. I wanted to get out into the woods and see if I could hear some gobblers, maybe find out where they might be come opening day, and if they were out there at all. Turns out they were. As I drove down the trail in the pre-dawn darkness, I was surpris...
  • 5/1/2012 9:25:00 AM
    Jeff Spott from the town of Lisbon began his afternoon vigil waiting for a gobbler on April 26 in Waukesha County after placing a hen decoy about 25 yards in front of his stand on a fence line.  30 minutes later a hen appeared over the ridge, followed not far behind by Thomas. “They crossed in front of me about 45 yards out, headed away...
  • 4/30/2012 10:05:00 AM
    An interview with DNR Upland Wildlife Ecologist Scott Walter on the Wild Turkey Management Plan hearings that are currently taking place around the state. http://dnr.wi.gov/news/interview/ MADISON – State wildlife officials say that the time has come to revise the Wisconsin Wild Turkey Management Plan and they are urging hunters to consider...
  • 4/27/2012 11:45:00 AM
    John Ellis of Muskego took this lonely Tom on Friday, April 20 in Grant County in southwest Wisconsin that came to a mouth call and one decoy 45 minutes after sunrise.
  • 4/27/2012 11:45:00 AM
    Steve Ellis of Wausau waited out two thunderstorms on the field last week before bringing this nice bird, (not to be mistaken for a naughty bird) in to a slate call in the Mead Wildlife Area.
  • 4/27/2012 10:00:00 AM
    Ben Bain with a couple of nice crappies For you river rats out there the walleye bite is still going strong.  We are seeing a lot of nice fish in that 15 to 19 inch range with a few nice slot fish up to 28 inches being caught. Most of the fish that we been catching have been in shallow water with rocks in anywhere from 3 to ...
  • 4/26/2012 3:05:00 PM
    451 McCormick Road, Coraopolis, PA 15108(412) 262-4044www.ruffedgrousesociety.org April 23, 2012For Immediate Release Area conservation group to host fundraiser dinner in SuperiorProceeds used to restore and protect grouse and woodcock habitat The Duluth-Superior Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society will host its 32nd Annual Sportsmen’s ...
  • 4/19/2012 9:40:00 AM
    By Dick Ellis Two hours into a “last chance” spring turkey hunt, the gobbler answered the hen call from a deep wooded hollow in the rolling farm country of Grant County. Maybe, with a lot of patience and a little luck this Tom, already a survivor of the first five of Wisconsin’s six split seasons would now be without the companio...
  • 4/17/2012 12:35:00 PM
    451 McCormick Road, Coraopolis, PA 15108(412) 262-4044www.ruffedgrousesociety.org April 9, 2012For Immediate Release RGS to host Youth Education Day in Marshfield The West Central Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society, will host its annual Youth Education Day on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the Bergdahl Property, 11192 Bluff Drive, Marshfield, ...
  • 4/17/2012 11:35:00 AM
    451 McCormick Road, Coraopolis, PA 15108(412) 262-4044www.ruffedgrousesociety.org April 6, 2012For Immediate Release Area conservation group to host fundraiser dinner in MilwaukeeProceeds used to restore and protect grouse and woodcock habitat The David V. Uihlein Memorial Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society will host its 31st Annual Spring S...
  • 4/5/2012 11:00:00 AM
    Planting season has arrived! High quality grain food plots next to cover allow pheasants to establish safe winter feeding patterns - minimizing movement and reducing predation. Next winter’s food plot starts this spring, so choose from Pheasants Forever’s Signature Series Food and Cover Mixes, enjoy free shipping and make sure your bi...
  • 3/29/2012 2:20:00 PM
    By Dick Ellis Mentoring Miles; opening the doors to hunting and fishing and pushing him through in the beautiful farm country of Grant County was meant primarily to benefit the 12 year from Fennimore. Rewards though, when two days in April had been filed to the memory banks, belonged as much to the two mentors given the opportunity to show Miles O...