Why hunt cottontails? Let us count the ways.
December 24, 2020
Has the cottontail population exploded? Appears so, and here are some reasons to hunt them.
Northwest Zone – Captain Laura Petreikis In Bureau County, CPO Kiprono responded to an incident involving an African River Boar who had escaped from his pen in rural Bureau County. A neighbor, approximately one mile down the road, discovered the boar in her backyard after her dog would not stop barking. Upon further investigation, it
Banquets/Fundraisers Jan. 16, 2021: WTU Illinois Wabash Valley Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., Stoney Ridge Event Center, Robinson. For more info call Russ Shotwell, 618-421-2484. Jan. 23, 2021: WTU Trico/Steeleville Scholastic Trap Teams Chapter Banquet, 4 p.m., American Legion, Steeleville. For more info call Wendell Taylor, 618-214-2917. Jan, 29, 2021: WTU Sangamon Valley Banquet, 5 p.m.,
Connecticut Deer Seized to Protect Against CWD Spread (Dutchess County) • On Dec. 4, ECO Eyler questioned a hunter about details of a buck he had posted on a social media site. The hunter reported that the deer was harvested in Connecticut, just over the state border, and brought the ECO to the deer hanging
Season Dates Dec. 31: Long Island pheasant and quail seasons close. Dec. 31: Westchester County archery season closes. Jan. 1-31: Varying hare season (southwestern N.Y.) Jan 4-31, 2021: Suffolk County special firearms season (Restrictions apply). Banquets/Fundraisers Note: Many events have been canceled or postponed due to the coronavirus situation. Should they be rescheduled, we
Banquets/Fundraisers Jan. 9, 2021: WTU St. Croix Valley Chapter Hunters Night Out, 5 p.m., Ready Randy’s R&D Banquets, New Richmond. For more info call Bert Penny, 715-441-1122. Jan. 16, 2021: WTU Wisconsin West Deer Camp, 4:30 p.m., Sleep Inn & Suites, Eau Claire. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-606-3065. Jan. 20, 2021: WTU Lower
NORTHERN REGION Antigo Team / November Warden Curt Butler assisted the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department and Pine River Fire Department with a report of a missing hunter. Warden Butler was able to assist the search team using his knowledge of the area to eventually locate the hunter, who was in fine shape. Warden Kelly Crotty,
Season Dates Dec. 1: Muskie season closes. Dec. 1: Lake Superior lake trout season opens. Dec. 13: Deer muzzleloader season closes. Dec. 14: Crow season opens. Dec 21: Bobcat, fisher, and pine marten seasons open. Dec 29: Fisher and pine marten seasons closes. Dec. 31: Deer archery season closes. Banquets/Fundraisers Jan. 9, 2021: WTU Southern