Wisconsin Outdoor News

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – Feb. 8, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers  Feb. 9: Watertown WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Turner Hall, Watertown. For more info call Don Bartz, 920-261-1319. Feb. 9: Black Creek/Seymour WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Romy’s Nitingale, Black Creek. For more info call Gary Vanden Heuvel, 920-205-2758.  Feb. 9: Sheboygan/Manitowoc PF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Millhome Supper Club. For more info call Bob Gluck, 920-207-6283.  Feb. 12: Denmark WTU Banquet,…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Feb. 8, 2019

Northern Region Park Falls Team Wardens Kurt Haas, of Medford, and Jaime McDermid, of Menomonie, followed up in December with an illegal deer case in Jackson County. The wardens learned through an investigation that a cable TV show was airing hunts as if those hunts were taking place in the state of Michigan. It turns out the hunts were really…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Jan. 25, 2019

NORTHEAST REGION Lake Winnebago Team Wardens Jason Higgins, of Oshkosh, Kyle Ziembo, of Madison, and Thomas Sturdivant, of Neenah, investigated a November case of a buck shot in the neck with an arrow in Menasha. When the wardens arrived at the residence, the deer was gone. After speaking to witnesses, it was determined a resident in the neighborhood left with…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – Jan. 25, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers  Jan. 25: Lake Koshkonong/Rock Valley WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Pontiac Convention Center, Janesville. For more info call Dave Powell, 608-756-3453. Jan. 25-27: NRA Wisconsin State Convention, Convention & Expo Center. For more info call Scott, 715-873-3360. Jan. 26: Northeast WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Grand Meridian, Appleton. For more info call Jamie Merckx, 920-284-6548. Jan. 26: St. Croix Valley WTU…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – Jan. 11, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers  Jan. 19, 2019: North WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Holiday Inn, Stevens Point. For more info call Jamie Merckx, 920-284-6548. Jan. 19, 2019: Wisconsin West WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Treasure Island Resort & Casino, Red Wing. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-689-2234. Jan. 23, 2019: Lower Wisconsin River WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Dorf Haus Supper Club, Sauk City. For…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Jan. 11, 2019

NORTHERN REGION Park Falls Team Wardens Kurt Haas, of Medford, and Gaven Brault contacted a hunter in an elevated deer stand in November. The wardens had to wake him up because he was extremely intoxicated. The hunter also had marijuana in his possession. He did not have a valid deer license. The hunter was arrested for being armed while intoxicated….

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Dec. 28, 2018

NORTHERN REGION Cumberland area Wardens Peter Carlson and Jesse Ashton responded to a shoot-from-road complaint near Cumberland in November. The suspect was located and said he believed the deer were on state property because he did not see any “no trespassing” signs and that they were not on the road when he shot the deer. The individual was found to…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar of Events – Dec. 28, 2018

Banquets/Fundraisers  Jan. 19, 2019: North WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Holiday Inn, Stevens Point. For more info call Jamie Merckx, 920-284-6548. Jan. 19, 2019: Wisconsin West WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Treasure Island Resort & Casino, Red Wing. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-689-2234. Jan. 23, 2019: Lower Wisconsin River WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Dorf Haus Supper Club, Sauk City. For…

Wisconsin hunters: Watch what you’re wearing during post-hunt photo sessions

The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners also gave preliminary approval to a measure that would simplify requirements to wear fluorescent orange material while hunting. (Photo by Jerry Davis)Some of the most unlikely to-do-so publications run photos of smiling hunters inappropriately dressed while doing their activity and with their prey nearby. Safety is often the issue and being illegally dressed another. OK,…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Dec. 14, 2018

Northern Region Antigo area Wardens Brad Dahlquist, of Crandon, and Josh Voelker investigated a complaint of illegal road hunting near Alvin in October. Upon investigation, it was found an operator of a vehicle illegally shot a grouse while on a town road from inside the vehicle. Enforcement action was taken. Northeast Region Lake Winnebago area Wardens Tom Sturdivant, of Neenah,…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – Dec. 14, 2018

Banquets/Fundraisers  Jan. 19, 2019: North WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Holiday Inn, Stevens Point. For more info call Jamie Merckx, 920-284-6548. Jan. 19, 2019: Wisconsin West WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Treasure Island Resort & Casino, Red Wing. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-689-2234. Jan. 23, 2019: Lower Wisconsin River WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Dorf Haus Supper Club, Sauk City. For…