Anytime is a great time to lend assistance, but extra labor is particularly helpful during a tough winter. Our landowner friends, particularly farmers, must do a day’s work after a big snowstorm before their day of work begins. After school, on weekends, holidays, snow days (specifically), check and see if one of the farmers on whose land you hunt, hike,…
Seeing displays of sap-tapping tools and equipment might turn most outdoors enthusiasts and gardeners to a different store location. But fear not, anyone who can identify a maple tree, any maple, even a box elder, can make enough maple syrup for at least one pancake or French toast feed with a few neighbors. While most sugar-bush tappers wait until a…
Public comment period on the 2019 season framework open through March 15.
Conservation Congress, sportsmen could start with rule change ideas that would cost nothing to implement.
10th annual Hyde squirrel hunting tournament draws hunters, participants of all ages.
Veteran sportsman Scott Loomans to head up DNR Dvision of Fish, Wildlife and Parks.
NRB members consider joint meetings with Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection board.
Walleye and bluegill action has been decent on some lakes.
Positive birds were picked up in Ashland, Douglas counties.
Understand that Preston Cole is not the political appointee of the past. He has natural resources credentials with a degree in forest management, and he worked for the Missouri Conservation Department. He has served on the Natural Resources Board for 12 years, where he gained a good understanding of the DNR, and has seen its warts.
Here’s a way for hunters to demonstrate landowner appreciation – and perhaps gain future access permission
Early winter and late spring a good time for hunters to volunteer for woodland projects.
Former marine, first responder Eric Falkner gets WHO going in Wisconsin.
Cole has served on the Natural Resources Board since 2007.
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners also gave preliminary approval to a measure that would simplify requirements to wear fluorescent orange material while hunting. (Photo by Jerry Davis)Some of the most unlikely to-do-so publications run photos of smiling hunters inappropriately dressed while doing their activity and with their prey nearby. Safety is often the issue and being illegally dressed another. OK,…
NRB members reluctantly approve emergency rule on DNR/tribal Lake Superior commercial fishing agreement.
Father, son hunters head to Wisconsin to stack up venison.
Six state conservation groups create new group called Sportsmen for Wetlands.
Family may have to move deer camp next year if property is sold. But if so, nice buck shot this year will provide lasting memory.
Many wildlife species depend on young forests, and work in that direction could be funded through such a stamp.
Even though a Montana Decoy shows a thin profile, during the rut, young bucks have one way of thinking. Just ask James Gehring, of Watertown, who was recently preparing for his day at Edward Jones, and decided to take a peak out his window. It was then that he noticed a buck creeping up his back lot line from a…
Wisconsin’s small game, fall turkey could stand to see higher participation.
Hannah Hellesen, of Slinger, skipped her homecoming dance to go hunting with her dad and brother during the youth deer hunt. The decision paid off as she shot her first deer.
Pat and Jerry Cornelius (center) accept an award from David Borsecnik and Kathleen Gruentzel at Governor Dodge State Park. (Photo by Jerry Davis)Who says folks from Illinois aren’t friendly, giving and respectful of their neighbor to the immediate north? Pat Cornelius and her husband, Jerry, both 73, have been volunteering at Governor Dodge State Park for several months each summer…
Stocking numbers – between Dec. 19-21 – upped from 1,700 to 2,200 birds on eight public properties, up from five sites last year.
Wisconsin game farm owners must still comply with enhanced fencing requirements of CWD emergency rule.
Wisconsin’s NRB shortens Zone A ruffed grouse season, but adopts Dec. 31 instead of expected Nov. 30 closure
Conservation groups, sportsmen convince NRB members that there is no scientific information available to support Nov. 30 closure.