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February 2, 2001

Bovine TB in Michigan elk could affect state herd

Madison News that bovine tuberculosis was found for the first time in a Michigan elk initially threw doubt on Wisconsin’s ability to establish an elk herd in the Central Forest Region, but there may still be hope for a Jackson County herd, according to a DNR official. “I wouldn’t jump to any conclusions on finding

Feb. 2-3: Safari Club International Northeast Wisconsin Chapter Big Game Conservation Weekend at Liberty Hall, 800 Eisenhower Drive, Kimberly, Wisc. Fri. doors open at 4 p.m. with Buffet from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Sat. doors open at 4 p.m. with banquet at 7:3

Feb. 3: The Fox Valley Chapter of S.C.I is hosting its 11th annual banquet at the Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace, in Terrace, Illinois. Call William Snyder at 847-426-6171 for details. Feb. 3: Wisconsin State Council of Trout Unlimited Annual banquet/fundraiser will be held in Oshkosh, Wisc. at the Park Plaza Hotel starting at 5 p.m.

Mille Lacs size regulation set for 2001 season

6- to 20-inch harvest slot, with one over 28 inches Aitkin, Minn. A new walleye size regulation for Mille Lacs anglers will become effective on the May 12 fishing opener. Anglers may keep walleyes between 16 and 20 inches, plus one over 28 inches. The statewide daily/possession limit of six walleyes still applies. The regulation

March 6 – April 3: West Bend Barton Sportsmans Club 5 week hunt and cover league. Practice Feb. 27. Lewis Class start time at 6 p.m. Cost: $15 per person sponsor fee $30 per team. For more info contact Dave Kelly at 262-628-1306 or John Popelier at 262-6

The Milwaukee Chapter of Muskies Inc. will be hosting the following speakers at Legacy Fine Dining, 14955 W. National Ave., New Berlin. Meetings begin at 7 p.m. The public is welcome to attend. For more info contact Ron Groeschl at 262-789-1255. Jan. 23: Bruce Shumway will discuss “New Twists On Old Tactis”. Feb. 27: Rick

The promised land of South Dakota walleye fishing

The evidence is indisputable: Anglers can’t keep a secret. They say they can, they say they will, but the inexorable pull to unholster their tongues and spill a tall tale about the honey hole they’ve found and the fish they caught is too much to resist. That’s the word more or less of Matt Hubers,

Howling for coyotes

Howling is a very effective way to locate coyotes, and in one very specific circumstance, howling can be used to bring a coyote into gun range. Here Clancy’s scoop on howling. The locator howl Coyotes are very communicative. They use barks, yips, whines, growls, and a wide assortment of howls to communicate with other coyotes

There was hardly a breeze when Mike Senft climbed into his tree stand in a Walworth County oak woodlot before dawn last Nov. 15. With the rut in full swing and only two days left to the early bow season, he planned to hunt all day, hoping for a shot at a

It’s no secret that Walworth County harbors some mighty big bucks. Despite heavy hunting pressure, a few bucks manage to find refuge for three or four seasons and grow huge racks. Senft, of East Troy, who hunts only with a bow, was looking for something better than the two eight-pointers and one 10-pointer that already

Was it a 50-pounder?

Editor Eagle River, Wis. Ever try pulling a 45- to 50-pound muskie through an 8-inch hole in the ice? Well, first of all, there are very few fishermen around who can lend an experienced voice to such a chore. But, it can be done. It has been done. Dean Crueger, 31, of Stevens Point, can

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