BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA — Willie Gloe, chairman of the Fowled Up Chapter in Pierre, S.D., is Delta Waterfowl’s 2017 Volunteer of the Year. He bested a field of seven finalists during a month-long, online vote. Gloe, 36, became a member…
Ban designed to slow the disease's spread by preventing deer from congregating over feed and bait piles.
Northern Zone quota increases substantially, from 225 last year to 550 this season.
The law prohibits people from repeatedly bothering hunters. It also makes it illegal to film, record or photograph hunters on multiple occasions.
The proposal would remove groundhogs from the Wisconsin's protected species list and establish a year-round open hunting and trapping season with no bag limits.
Would be scaled back in counties with chronic wasting disease; bill now headed to governor.
Senate already passed bill; would only then need Gov. Scott Walker’s signature to lift CWD protection.
Ban would last three years in counties with CWD if no additional deer test positive and would last two years in neighboring counties; heads to state Assembly.
A number of other Great Lakes states allow woodchuck hunting, including Minnesota, Michigan, Illinois and even Pennsylvania, which is home of Punxsutawney Phil, the famous groundhog that predicts the length of winters.
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