Agency recommends keeping at least three 24-inch walleyes – or 6 feet – away from other people while in public, “whether you’re fishing, grabbing groceries, or anything else in between.”
Deer hunters listened in remotely and may now submit online comments regarding CDAC recommendations.
Wisconsin waters are open and people may fish if they have a license and abide by normal season regulations. In addition, all regulations apply for hunting and trapping.
As of Tuesday, March 24, state parks, trails and restrooms remain open; property buildings closed.
Blogger also wonders if the DNR might consider opening up deer season a little earlier this year.
The goal of the bag limit reduction is to reduce walleye exploitation on the Winnebago System and maintain a sustainable fishery.
Conservation Congress and Wisconsin DNR decided to cancel in-person portion of spring hearing meetings scheduled April 13 due to coronavirus pandemic, but sportsmen may submit local rule resolutions through April 6.
This is the first comprehensive update of regulations on the Mississippi River border waters in nearly 70 years.
Green Bay native attended UW-Stevens Point and comes to NRB from Vernon County’s Kickapoo Valley Reserve.
A host of updated statewide, regional and local Wisconsin DNR fishing regulations will go into effect on April 1.
Applications being accepted for 2020 elk hunting tags March 1-May 31.
Brings total to 17 deaths for the season.
Cole has served in that post since December 2018.
DNR says February is an ideal time to plan your spring turkey Learn to Hunt program, with classes typically taking place in mid- to late March.
The annual fall hunter survey shows continued declines in fall turkey hunter numbers, and a larger portion of those hunters are pursuing turkeys secondary to other species.
Applicants are reminded to be aware of the new bear management zone boundaries as their hunting grounds may change to a new unit beginning in 2021. It is not known precisely how these changes will specifically affect harvest permit wait times, but there will likely be no significant changes across zones A, B, C and D.
Lake Winnebago System sturgeon season starts Feb. 8.
The inland trout management plan includes four primary goals.
NRB would add 10 days to gun deer season, shorten the early crossbow season and strike the December antlerless deer season.
MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday signed into law a pair of bills designed to combat the spread of Lyme disease by warning visitors to state parks and other outdoor properties about the risks and making insect repellent available to buy in state parks and trails. Under one new law, the state DNR would be required to post…
Total license sales also dipped, from 806,442 to 794,712. More hunters turned in their deer for sampling for chronic wasting disease, though; the DNR collected 17,828 samples statewide compared to 17,200 in 2018.
Also, the DNR confirms that a wild deer tested positive in Buffalo Township in Marquette County – the second wild deer that tested positive for CWD in the county. The first detection was during the previous deer season.
State now in position to make some sensible changes to deer hunting regulations.
Has been appointed to lead a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regional office covering six Midwestern states; will be stationed in Chicago, although Stepp said she was leaving for a job in Missouri.
The young bull was part of a contingent of animals transferred from Kentucky to Wisconsin in April.
Numbers increase across a majority of the state.