The public comment period will be open April 15 to May 15.
Wolf hunting policies in some states are taking an aggressive turn, as Republican lawmakers and conservative hunting groups push to curb their numbers and propose tactics shunned by many wildlife managers.
As of this report, 82 wolves have been harvested, according to DNR numbers.
Hunting and trapping closures effective at 10 a.m. Feb. 24.
Season will now continue as planned Feb. 22-28.
(Photo courtesy of Wisconsin DNR)MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin DNR announced Monday that a wolf harvest season will take place Feb. 22-28. All hunters and trappers interested in obtaining a wolf harvest permit or preference point must apply beginning at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16. The application period will close at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20. Customers may apply through…
After years of trying, blogger finally traps a red fox in Pa.
Raccoon trapping is a worthwhile winter activity in the state.
DNR: Fall hunting, trapping season forecasts highlight hunter opportunities, notable changes to limits, zones
The agency releases the 2020 fall forecast series.
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The new rules are designed to allow hunters to kill black and brown bears over bait, black bears including cubs and females with cubs with artificial light at den sites, and wolves and coyotes including pups during the denning season. Hunters can also kill caribou from traveling motorboats and swimming caribou.
Plan was to add coyote to the trapping season.
Separately, the Game Commission is considering a decrease in the permitted number of cougars that can be killed for sport across much of the state, along with an outright ban on trapping cougars for sport.
A trapper in Wayne and Bollinger counties reported significant declines in damage from the invasive animals since he adopted trapping technique.
Season will kick off the Saturday following Thanksgiving instead of the Monday after.
That could all change if some New York City politicians have their way.
The number of permits was doubled from 2017-18, and last year there were 318 bobcats harvested.
Conservation Congress, sportsmen could start with rule change ideas that would cost nothing to implement.
As a trapper, you never know what might lie around the bend.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Prices are down for furs, and West Virginia authorities are not expecting many trappers this year. Rich Rogers is the furbearer project leader for the state Division of Natural Resources. He told the Charleston Gazette-Mail likely only the most die-hard trappers will put in the time and effort to run trap lines and they won’t get much…
More than 5,000 hunters/trappers applied for bobcat permits, and 1,000 permits will be issued.
List of more than 300 bows and firearms.
(U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)KENAI, Alaska — Lynx trapping will not open up on the Kenai Peninsula this year as populations of the wildcat and its prey move through a low cycle. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced last week that the trapping season will stay closed for the peninsula and the region east of the Turnagain and…
Removing crappie bag and slot limits on specific lakes also proposed, also to provide more opportunities for anglers.
INDIANAPOLIS — An Indiana DNR official has recommended making adjustments to two proposals regarding bobcats, raccoons, opossums and coyotes that have been met with fierce opposition. One proposal would create a bobcat hunting season. Hunters would be limited to catching one bobcat and there would also be an overall statewide quota. The season would likely run from Nov. 8 to…
Commissioners boost antlerless deer licenses to 838,000 for 2018-19.