With December is shaping up well for hunting ring-necked pheasants and other upland game birds, here are some tips for winter shotgunning.
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State’s firearm deer season starts Monday
The DNR aims to grow the elk herd over the next five years in the northwest part of the state, according to a draft elk management plan the agency released earlier this week.
Hunters have played a role
Weeklong season runs through Dec. 6
Lessons learned from the hunt
Will a little bit of bitter weather save the waterfowl season for some hunters?
From field to table, butchering a whitetail gives you satisfaction of cost-effectively producing your own healthful, mouth-watering venison
Ample in number, Twin Cities whitetails have benefitted from an outdated iron curtain of discharge rules and zoning laws for too long.
One might be new state record typical
A bill that would eliminate Wisconsin’s minimum hunting age and allow a mentor to also carry a firearm, crossbow or bow while mentoring a beginner was scheduled for a public hearing Nov. 17.
Top pick is former fisheries administrator who retired in 2011
Statewide deer kill was up, but that doesn’t mean every hunter saw deer
Some archers stay home or hunt other WMUs
Harvest during first three days up about 6 percent
Keep fueled for a long day of hunting
When sitting a new deer stand, draw back your bow and visualize shot opportunities before a buck comes in
It could be said that Shannon Reaser has a lucky treestand in Guernsey County.
A review suggests few try to figure out how many of those birds end up feeding human hunters rather than wild predators, and even fewer are willing to set a benchmark for success.
On eve of firearms opener, archery kill up 35 percent from 2014
Season kicks off Nov. 7 across the state; reports indicate good numbers of whitetails
Sometimes the old works just as well
The DNR has put out a proposal for changes to the state’s spring turkey season just weeks after holding four meetings around the state soliciting comment from the turkey hunting public.
The best bet for hunting deer all day might be a carefully concealed ground blind
Heading west toward a more upbeat ring-necked pheasant forecast from 2014, the author experiences a free-wheelin’ rooster opener.
Fronts, frosts, and precipitation often trigger deer movement. Work these weather-related tips in your favor this fall.