Thursday, April 18th, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Thursday, April 18th, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Wisconsin’s Jackson County may see first bull elk season this fall

The Wisconsin DNR will ask the Natural Resources Board to approve a 2024 bull-only elk season for the Jackson County herd when members meet April 10. (Contributed photo)

The Wisconsin DNR will present the Natural Resources Board (NRB) with a plan to open the Central Elk Zone in Jackson County to a hunt this fall when board members meet Wednesday, April 10, in Madison.
Elk were introduced to Jackson County in 2015 and 2016, with 23 and 50 Kentucky animals released in those years, respectively. The 2023 post-calving estimate is 160 elk. The population has experienced a three-year average increase of 15% annually.

digital devicesThis content is restricted to subscribers of If you are already an subscriber, you can log in here. If you are not and would like to read this and all the other great content has to offer, click here.

Share on Social


Hand-Picked For You

Related Articles

For a limited time, you can get full access to breaking news, all original Outdoor News stories and updates from the entire Great Lakes Region and beyond, the most up-to-date fishing & hunting reports, lake maps, photo & video galleries, the latest gear, wild game cooking tips and recipes, fishing & hunting tips from pros and experts, bonus web content and much, much more, all on your smartphone, tablet or desktop For just a buck per month!

Some restrictions apply. Not valid with other promotions. $1 per month for 6 months (you will be billed $6) and then your subscription will renew at standard subscription rates. For more information see Terms and Conditions. This offer only applies to and not for any Outdoor News print subscriptions. Offer valid thru 3/31/23.

Already a subscriber to Click here to login.

Before you go... Get the latest outdoor news sent to your inbox.

Sign up for our free newsletter.

Email Address(Required)
What outdoor activities interest you?