34 silver carp captured in recent multi-agency operation.
Finds include calypso orchid, a state-threatened plant found in a white cedar swamp near Crandon. Fewer than five calypso populations remain in Wisconsin, and dozens of surveys in recent years for the plant had failed to find any.
Underwater sound and electricity are used to drive the fish into nets.
No final decisions have been made yet. Rather, results of this public input will be considered by the Conservation Congress, DNR and Natural Resources Board in the coming months.
Highlights include new open-water duck zone.
Among the changes is an increase in numbers of attendees allowed in a number of areas.
The public comment period will be open April 15 to May 15.
Public is invited to weigh in on recommendations beginning April 12 for the 2021 county-level antlerless deer harvest goals and the 2021 white-tailed deer hunting season structure.
Spring turkey season opener is April 21; bonus harvest authorizations are still available for several periods and zones.
Contamination from long ago still holds risks for coastal areas of the Great Lakes.
While recent delisting has prompted some changes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services remains first point of contact for reporting wolf conflict incidents.
Sportsmen appreciate face-to-face interactions with DNR personnel.
Previously known as leftover permits, bonus harvest authorizations are available for purchase online through GoWild.Wi.Gov and at all license agents.
Following several successfully managed Wisconsin elk hunts, the DNR is planning the fourth hunt in state history this fall.
Harvest exceeds wolf target by nearly 100 animals – and in less than three days after season shut down early.
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…
It’s spread across six hunting and trapping zones for a Feb. 22-28 season.
Prosecutors also charged the DNR’s top sturgeon expert with obstructing the investigation.
A Jefferson County judge ordered the state DNR to start the hunt now. That means the DNR will have to rush to establish quotas and issue permits before the season window closes at the end of February.
Three separate ice floes broke away after cracks developed between the shore and groups of people.
Award for 2020 recognizes ‘spirit of the sport’ that began 20 years ago.
System-wide harvest caps for the 2021 Winnebago system sturgeon spearing season are 430 juvenile females, 950 adult females and 1,200 males.
Hunter Nation claims DNR broke State Act 169 by not setting season.