New legislation threatens the Conservation Reserve Program, and the Northwest Sportshow means it’s time to honor Hall of Fame anglers plus the Outdoor News Person of the Year.
Bloggers on Hunting
(Photo by Jerry Davis)There may be more truth in an off-the-cuff comment by a Midwestern turkey hunting guide who said he could help anyone be a better turkey hunter with three simple recommendations. Get a blind. Use a decoy. Set up where turkeys are likely to frequent. For some, even long-time hunters, this spring might be a time to consider…
Boost your gobbler-hunting odds this spring by splurging on a quality fake wild turkey decoy.
4 elk tags available through random draw, 1 by raffle, 5 go to Chippewa tribes.
I always enjoy working the New York Outdoor News booth at the winter sport shows. It’s a great time to connect with readers, hear what they like or don’t like about the paper, and trade hunting and fishing stories with folks whose interests are pretty much identical to mine. If I’m tag-teaming the show booth with either Paula or our…
Stopping the broadening reach of CWD seems destined for failure in Pennsylvania and beyond.
Wisconsin DNR schedules four meetings beginning March 12 to discuss 2018 waterfowl season framework with 60-day season
A subject of some concern for some hunters is the early teal season.Waterfowl hunters have the opportunity to provide their input on the 2018 duck and goose seasons at four public hearings around the state. Taylor Finger, DNR waterfowl ecologist, will be presenting information on the 2017 waterfowl hunting season, results from the 2017 survey of 2,700 Wisconsin waterfowl hunters,…
Feb. 28 was the 16th anniversary of the discovery of CWD in Wisconsin.
A research team from the University of Illinois says its findings could help explain the movement of CWD across the landscape.
Compares CWD to the chestnut blight.
Contrary to common rumors about 60-pound and even 70-pound coyotes, in Pennsylvania, coyotes rarely weigh over 50 pounds.
DNR’s Poynette Game Farm showcasing new hatchery buildings later this month.
We all have to do our part to share our outdoor heritage in an attempt to pass the torch.
The birds are here, but huge numbers do not mean success is sure to follow.
Trappers, ginseng diggers, and deer hunters should be aware.
Many of today’s young hunters go from BB guns to deer rifles without ever spending time chasing squirrels and rabbits.
I’m heading to Newfoundland on a moose hunt in September and I’m not even bringing a rifle. Or a bow. It’s not my hunt. This time, since I’ve already taken a Newfoundland moose, it’s Paula’s turn. We can’t wait for this return trip to The Rock, with its breathtaking scenery, great people and, oh yes, superb moose population. It will be…
In the market for a new bird dog this spring? Start researching bloodlines now.
Pennsylvania hunters now permitted to use ozone scent devices.
Retired UW professor publishes second ruffed grouse hunting book.
Pennsylvania hunters may get chance to hunt doves in managed fields.
The blogger and a hunting buddy carried out a final hunt for deer last Saturday and filled a tag.
Don’t wait for the deer-hunting season to arrive before taking steps to ensure your safety when you step into a tree stand.
Terry Hilgenberg, board member from Shawano, was re-elected chair of the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board for 2018. (Photo by Tim Eisele)Besides re-electing the three officers of the Natural Resources Board (Terry Hilgenberg as chairman, Fred Prehn as vice-chairman, and Julie Anderson as secretary), the board added three new questions to the 2018 spring hearing questionnaire. Each year board members may…
And this is the 50th year of the modern-day Wisconsin DNR. Has there been any celebration planned?
Archery season, all seasons close on Feb. 4.