Dean Bortz

In Wisconsin, camera use by sturgeon spearers stirs up controversy on Winnebago

Oshkosh, Wis. — Talk about underwater camera use to target sturgeon during times of low water clarity may lead to sportsmen offering resolutions at the April 9 spring hearings to either ban camera use, limit the width of spear heads, or both. Conservation Congress Chairman Larry Bonde, of Kiel, said he has been fielding a ton of calls from sturgeon…

Popular white buck illegally shot

Town of Ithaca, Wis. — Word spread quickly through Sauk County’s Bear Valley on Friday, Nov. 25 that someone had shot a large, well-known white buck. According to sources from the area, a group of hunters spotted the white buck bedded down on their property in tall grass behind some of their buildings. Two or more persons hopped onto ATVs…