CDACs, DNR, Natural Resources Board, and individual hunters tugging on antlerless deer quota recommendations.
Natural Resources Board
Feb. 28 was the 16th anniversary of the discovery of CWD in Wisconsin.
MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin DNR is seeking nominations through October 15 for individuals with experience and interest to fill the angling representative position on the Sporting Heritage Council. The council, established by 2011 Wis. Act 168, advises Gov. Scott Walker, the Natural Resources Board, and the state legislature on fishing, hunting and trapping issues. The group mainly focuses on…
Similar to last year, the Horicon Canada goose hunting zone will have one single continuous 92-day time period, rather than the two split time periods experienced in the past. In addition, the pintail daily bag limit based on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service frameworks, has been reduced from two to one.
His idea falls outside of NRB’s responsibility of setting policy for the DNR.
Also made it harder for game wardens to enforce late hunting by changing “hunting hours” to “shooting hours,” and asked the governor and legislature to once again allow sportsmen to cross railroad tracks on foot.
Board adopts emergency rule for sport anglers in Apostle Islands area that allows for two-fish bag limit, with a 15-inch size limit, but only one of those fish may be longer than 25 inches