The season will reopen March 1 with a bag limit of two fish. DNR staff are currently working on additional rulemaking that would remove the closed season on lake trout and increase bag limits.
Bill would also bar state police from investigating wolf poaching.
In sub-zero temperatures, wildlife not interested in moving, so you and your canine companions should target the peak hours of the day.
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Sportsmen ask legislators to slow down, look for middle ground.
With carcass-tagging no longer a requirement in Wisconsin, many deer hunters wonder about the accuracy of call-in registrations.
Stepp will oversee environmental protection laws and regulations in the region that includes Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois.
The Learn to Hunt for Food program aims to capitalize on the increasing demand for local, sustainable food and hopes to educate people who are interested in hunting as a food source.
The hunt will be an added opportunity to harvest antlerless deer to help reach antlerless harvest goals and the county deer population objective.
In the last year before the launch of the Wisconsin Walleye Initiative, DNR stocked 142,121 extended growth walleye. Since the initiative began, DNR stocked 455,307 large fingerlings in 2013, 719,670 fish in 2014, 760,969 in 2015, 797,815 in 2016 and 881,977 in 2017.
Dan Meyer’s arrival as new Wisconsin DNR secretary cited as reason for delay.
Wisconsin DNR releasing a few birds from the Poynette Game Farm around Dec. 25 in several southern Wisconsin public hunting areas.
Nearly 1,600 occupied nests counted statewide. That's up nearly 6 percent from last year and is the highest since the survey work began in 1973, when just 108 occupied nests were found.
Hunters reportedly killed 195,738 deer. That's less than the 197,262 killed last year and the 198,049 killed the year before, but more than the 192,111 killed in 2014.
His displeasure surfaces during legislative hearing on a bill that could curtail the DNR’s ability to regulate navigable streams.
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