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Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – October 15, 2021

Season Dates Oct. 1: Lake sturgeon hook & line C&R season opens on St. Croix River downstream from the St. Croix Falls dam Oct. 3: Deer hunt for those with disabilities opens Oct. 5: Black bear (zones A, B, & D, with dogs & all legal methods) season closes Oct. 6: Black bear (without dogs) season opens (zones A, B,…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – October 1, 2021

Season Dates Oct. 1: Lake sturgeon hook & line C&R season opens on St. Croix River downstream from the St. Croix Falls dam Oct. 3: Deer hunt for those with disabilities opens Oct. 5: Black bear (zones A, B, & D, with dogs & all legal methods) season closes Oct. 6: Black bear (without dogs) season opens (zones A, B,…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – September 17, 2021

Season Dates Sept. 1: Early Canada goose season opens  Sept. 1: Mourning dove and early teal seasons open Sept. 1: 2022 duck/goose seasons will be set in April Sept. 4: Lake sturgeon hook & line season opens on selected inland waters Sept. 8: Black bear (bait/without dogs) season opens (zones C, E & F) Sept. 8: Black bear (with dogs…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – September 3, 2021

Season Dates Sept. 1: Early Canada goose season opens  Sept. 1: Mourning dove and early teal seasons open Sept. 1: 2022 duck/goose seasons will be set in April Sept. 4: Lake sturgeon hook & line season opens on selected inland waters Sept. 8: Black bear (bait/without dogs) season opens (zones C, E & F) Sept. 8: Black bear (with dogs…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – August 20, 2021

Season Dates Aug. 1: APPLICATION DEADLINE Aug. 1: Upriver Lakes Lake Sturgeon Spearing Tag, Bobcat, Fisher, Otter, Fall Turkey & Wolf (if off ESL) Aug. 2: Unit specific deer antlerless tags will go on sale mid-August, & leftover fall turkey tags will go on sale in late August. Check the DNR website for updates. Aug. 2: Wolves hunting, check dnr.wi.gov…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – August 6, 2021

Season Dates Aug. 1: APPLICATION DEADLINE Aug. 1: Upriver Lakes Lake Sturgeon Spearing Tag, Bobcat, Fisher, Otter, Fall Turkey & Wolf (if off ESL) Aug. 2: Unit specific deer antlerless tags will go on sale mid-August, & leftover fall turkey tags will go on sale in late August. Check the DNR website for updates. Aug. 2: Wolves hunting, check dnr.wi.gov…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – July 23, 2021

Season Dates July 1: (Bear hound training season always opens July 1 and closes Aug. 31) July 1: Bear dog training begins (see DNR regs for rules)  July 15: Turtle season opens statewide July 31, 2016 It is April 15-July 31 every year. Aug. 1: APPLICATION DEADLINE Aug. 1: Upriver Lakes Lake Sturgeon Spearing Tag, Bobcat, Fisher, Otter, Fall Turkey…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – July 9, 2021

Season Dates July 1: (Bear hound training season always opens July 1 and closes Aug. 31) July 1: Bear dog training begins (see DNR regs for rules)  July 15: Turtle season opens statewide July 31, 2016 It is April 15-July 31 every year. Aug. 1: APPLICATION DEADLINE Aug. 1: Upriver Lakes Lake Sturgeon Spearing Tag, Bobcat, Fisher, Otter, Fall Turkey…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – June 25, 2021

Season Dates July 1: (Bear hound training season always opens July 1 and closes Aug. 31) July 1: Bear dog training begins (see DNR regs for rules)  July 15: Turtle season opens statewide July 31, 2016 It is April 15-July 31 every year. “Leash law” for dogs ends on state land and federal WPAs. See DNR regs for exceptions Banquets/Fundraisers …

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – June 11, 2021

Season Dates June 1: Turkey season closes, Period F June 1: Catfish/bullhead hand-fishing season opens June 5: FREE FISHING WEEKEND (6/5-6/6)  June 6: STATE PARKS/TRAILS OPEN HOUSE DAY  June 16: Lake Michigan yellow perch season opens (bag limit of 5) June 16: Lake sturgeon hook & line C&R season opens on portions of Mississippi, St. Croix, and St. Louis rivers…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – May 28, 2021

Season Dates May 1: Elk hunt application period begins May 1: Frog season opens May 1: General fishing opener (walleye, sauger, northern pike, inland trout, southern zone muskie, largemouth bass, catfish, northern zone C&R only for smallmouth  bass – see regs on boundary waters) May 1: Catfish/bullhead bow/crossbow season opens on Lower Wisconsin River from Prairie du Sac dam to…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – May 14, 2021

Season Dates May 1: Elk hunt application period begins May 1: Frog season opens May 1: General fishing opener (walleye, sauger, northern pike, inland trout, southern zone muskie, largemouth bass, catfish, northern zone C&R only for smallmouth  bass – see regs on boundary waters) May 1: Catfish/bullhead bow/crossbow season opens on Lower Wisconsin River from Prairie du Sac dam to…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – April 30, 2021

Season Dates April 1: 2021 license year begins April 1: Waterfowl Seasons Set In April April 14: (every year 4/14) Lake sturgeon C&R season closes on portions of St. Louis, Nemadji & Mississippi rivers (see regs) April 15: It is April 15-July 31 every year.“Leash law” for dogs begins on state land and federal WPAs. See DNR regs for exceptions…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – April 16, 2021

Season Dates April 1: 2021 LICENSE YEAR BEGINS April 1: WATERFOWL SEASONS SET IN APRIL April 14: (every year 4/14) Lake sturgeon C&R season closes on portions of St. Louis, Nemadji & Mississippi rivers (see regs) April 15: It is April 15-July 31 every year.“Leash law” for dogs begins on state land and federal WPAs. See DNR regs for exceptions…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – April 2, 2021

Season Dates April 1: 2021 License Year Begins April 1: Waterfowl seasons set in April April 14: (every year 4/14) Lake sturgeon C&R season closes on portions of St. Louis, Nemadji & Mississippi rivers (see regs) April 15: It is April 15-July 31 every year.“Leash law” for dogs begins on state land and federal WPAs. See DNR regs for exceptions…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – March 19, 2021

Season Dates March 7: General inland game fishing season closes statewide (see regs)  March 7: Walleye/sauger season opens on major Green Bay and Lake Michigan tributaries north of Waldo Street in Manitowoc (see regs) March 7: Mink and muskrat trapping seasons close (statewide) March 7: Ice Shanty Removal Inland waters south of Hwy 64 March 14: Lake Michigan & Lake…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – March 5, 2021

Season Dates March 1: Ice shanty removal WI/MN boundary waters March 1: Bass season closes upstream of the St. Croix Falls dam (C&R) & downstream (Prescott) March 1: Lake sturgeon C&R closes on portions of the Mississippi & St. Croix Rivers (see regs) March 1: Shovelnose sturgeon season closes on Mississippi River from Red Wing dam upstream, and the St….

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – February 19, 2021

Season Dates Feb. 13: Lake Winnebago and upriver lakes (includes Poygan, Winneconne, and Butte des Morts) sturgeon spearing season opens for up to 16 days (select system waters) Feb. 15: Coyote trapping, fox hunting/trapping and use of cable restraints season closes Feb. 15: Raccoon resident/non-resident gun/trapping season closes Feb. 20: ICE SHANTY REMOVAL WI/IA Boundary Waters Feb. 28: Lake Winnebago…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – February 5, 2021

Banquets/Fundraisers  Feb. 6: WTU Wisconsin West Central Deer Camp, 4:30 p.m., The Lodge, Mauston. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-606-3065. Feb. 6: WTU Wisconsin North Deer Camp, 4:30 p.m., Holiday Inn, Stevens Point. For more info call WTU National Headquarters, 1-800-274-5471. Feb. 11: WTU North Country Chapter Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Eagle Waters Resort. For more info call Kurt Andussies,…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – January 22, 2021

Banquets/Fundraisers  Jan. 23: Walleyes Unlimited USA annual Ice Jamboree. For more info call Walt Koch, 847-710-5453 or www.walleyesunlimitedusa.org Jan. 23: WTU Wisconsinj Northeast Deer Camp, 4:30 p.m., Grand Meridian, Appleton. For more info call Jay Newton, 920-960-9594. Feb. 6: WTU Wisconsin West Central Deer Camp, 4:30 p.m., The Lodge, Mauston. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-606-3065. Feb. 6: WTU…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – January 8, 2021

Banquets/Fundraisers  Jan. 9: 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: 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: WTU Lower Wisconsin River Chapter, 5:30 p.m., Dorf Haus Supper…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – December 25, 2020

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 Wisconsin River Chapter, 5:30 p.m.,…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – December 11, 2020

Banquets/Fundraisers  Dec. 12: WTU Wisconsin South Life Member Banquet, 4:30 p.m.,  The Lodge, Mauston. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-689-2234. 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 &…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – November 27, 2020

Banquets/Fundraisers  Dec. 5: WTU Hunters Appreciation Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., All Star Lanes Banquet Hall, La Crosse. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-689-2234. Dec. 12: WTU Wisconsin South Life Member Banquet, 4:30 p.m.,  The Lodge, Mauston. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-689-2234. Jan. 9, 2021: WTU St. Croix Valley Chapter Hunters Night Out, 5 p.m., Ready Randy’s R&D…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – November 13, 2020

Banquets/Fundraisers  Nov. 14 & 15: Wisconsin Sportsman’s Association, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., 16010 Durand Av, Union Grove. For more info call Jerry Werner, 262-497-6633. Dec. 5: WTU Hunters Appreciation Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m., All Star Lanes Banquet Hall, La Crosse. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-689-2234. Dec. 12: WTU Wisconsin South Life Member Banquet, 4:30 p.m.,  The Lodge, Mauston. For…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – October 30, 2020

Banquets/Fundraisers  Oct. 30: WTU South Central Wisconsin Chapter Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Ludlow Mansion, Monroe. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-689-2234. Nov. 7: Flambeau WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., The Lanes, Park Falls. For more info call Dianna Schultz, 715-762-4413. Nov. 14 & 15: Wisconsin Sportsman’s Association, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., 16010 Durand Av, Union Grove. For more info call Jerry Werner,…