Friday, December 1st, 2023

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Friday, December 1st, 2023

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

December 28, 2006

Turkey tag numbers keep climbing

By Tim Eisele Correspondent Stevens Point, Wis. — The DNR will increase the number of spring turkey hunting permits for the 2007 hunt to 206,415. The DNR issued 201,207 permits for the 2006 hunt. Last spring, the DNR issued 160,952 permits via the drawing and then sold 39,917 permits over the counter. At the end

Nine wolves killed during deer season

By Kevin Naze Correspondent Park Falls, Wis. — A state wolf expert believes a record nine wolves shot during the gun deer season may be just a percentage of what is being illegally killed in northern Wisconsin. Adrian Wydeven, of the DNR, said four of the nine wolves killed wore radio collars. Three other signals

Coast Guard pulls Great Lakes ‘live-firing’ plan

By Tim Spielman Associate Editor Cleveland, Ohio — Responding to a variety of criticism over a plan to practice firing new artillery over portions of the Great Lakes, the U.S. Coast Guard last week withdrew the plan, and promised to work with fishing, environmental, and other groups to develop something more satisfying to the public.

VHS sessions set; nine Jan. meetings

Staff report Albany — A series of informational meetings on Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia (VHS) will be held across the state next month, DEC officials have announced. The sessions will be used to provide anglers, live bait dealers and others with information on VHS as well as the federal and state regulations established in response to

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