Dave Zeug

Wisconsin deer farm placed under quarantine

Bayfield, Wis. — In what some local citizens call a blatant disregard for decisions made by Bayfield County officials, Dirk and Jane Stolz, owners of the Copper Hills Hunting Preserve in Bayfield County and Tamarack Deer and Elk Farm in Washington County, appear to have placed deer inside the 385-acre Bayfield County farm from their 15-acre Washington County farm. A…

Wisconsin’s Washburn County: Six years with no new CWD cases

When it comes to chronic wasting disease (CWD), there hasn’t been any good news lately – with one possible exception. In the six years of testing since the disease was discovered in Washburn County wild deer, no more deer have tested positive in the four-county area impacted by the discovery. DNR wildlife biologist Nancy Christel and wildlife technician Jake Didier…

FISH group launches muskie adoption plan

Looking for the perfect gift for your outdoor addict who seems to have everything? Christmas will be here soon and a local “friends group” has an idea for you. Why not give them their very own state fish – a Wisconsin muskellunge to follow over its years of growth?

A review: What we know about timber wolf attacks

Spooner, Wis. — Wolves. Just that single word brings out a long list of emotions no matter on which side of the issue you fall. To just categorize Wisconsin residents as wolf haters or wolf lovers, though, is too simplistic. Most people agree there’s a place for timber wolves in outdoor Wisconsin, but the animal has to be managed by…