Wisconsin Outdoor News

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Sept. 6, 2019

NORTHEAST REGION Green Bay Team Warden James Moore, of Kewaunee, responded to an off-highway motorcycle injury crash in July that occurred at the Riverview ATV Park in Kewaunee. Moore, a Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department deputy, and a medic arrived at the scene at the same time. Moore’s truck was initially used to access the area of the crash victim, who…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – Sept. 6, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers  Sept. 9: Necedah WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Veterans Memorial Hall, Necedah. For more info call Jeff Ritchart, 920-960-4836. Sept. 10: Grand River Marsh DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Todd’s Buffalo Lake Bar & Grill, Montello.  For more info call Bob Foster, 920-918-5431. Sept. 10: Wolf River DU Banquet, Crystal Falls Banquet Hall, New London. For more info call Ozzie Radtke,…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 23, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers  Aug. 24: Coulee Region Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Fox Hollow Golf course, La Crosse. For more info call Dennis, 608-317-0199. Aug. 26: Watertown DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Watertown Turner Hall. For more info call 920-261-1538. Sept. 3: Grant County DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Belmont Convention Center. For more info call Arnie Roper, 608-778-2666. Sept. 5: Wisconsin Wildlife…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Aug. 23, 2019

NORTHERN REGION Antigo Team Warden Brad Dahlquist, of Crandon, assisted wardens in Calumet County with a July  investigation into the illegal harvest of two deer near Armstrong Creek. The investigation revealed two individuals hunted deer during a period of revocation without proper gun licenses, and both were convicted felons, which prohibits them from possessing firearms. The firearms used to commit…

Free CWD seminar open to the public

(Photo by Tim Eisele)“If you don’t have it, you don’t want it.” “Buy time and pay for science.” You might have heard those words if you have attended recent meetings on chronic wasting disease (CWD). They are the favorite mantras of Doug Duren, a landowner from Cazenovia in Richland County. Duren serves on the County Deer Advisory Council and is the…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 9, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers  Aug. 9: Iowa County Chapter #227 DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Dodger Bowl, Dodgeville. For more info call Joe Phillipps, 608-574-3317. Aug. 9: State Line Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Holiday Inn Express, Janesville. For more info call Kellie, 815-985-4165. Aug. 15: North Central WI Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Mountain Bay Banquet Center, Weston. For more info…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Aug. 9, 2019

WEST-CENTRAL REGION Mississippi River Team Warden Trevor Tracey, of Stoddard, was checking shore anglers for fishing licenses below the Genoa dam in June. While Tracey was checking a group of three fishermen, another group of approximately six fishermen took off and left the area when they saw the warden. Tracey tried to stop the group but was unable to. The…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – July 26, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers  July 27: Wisconsin Trappers Assoc. Banquet, 9-4 p.m., Community Center, Mountain. For more info call Steven O’Mary, 715-927-0204. July 27: Lake Eau Claire Assoc. Banquet, 10 a.m., Hickory Hills golf Course. For more info call Lori Bechtel, 612-991-8331. Aug. 9: Iowa county Chapter #227 DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Dodger Bowl, Dodgeville. For more info call Joe Phillipps, 608-574-3317. Aug….

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 26, 2019

NORTHERN REGION Woodruff Team Warden Tim Ebert, of Minocqua, contacted a person in June along the shoreline of Trout Lake placing a box in his vehicle. Ebert found that the person was in possession of marijuana plants and had been planting them along the shoreline. The person was arrested. Warden Ebert responded to a complaint on Boom Lake of young…

Day of free food, music and tours aimed at celebrating outdoor community in Wisconsin

During the last two years, since moving its world headquarters from Middleton to Barneveld in Iowa County, Vortex Optics has held a free block party for anyone who wants to attend. Three of the company’s main product lines are binoculars, rifle scopes and rangefinders. Because the Vortex Optics headquarters here is not set up as a retail outlet, this celebration…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – July 12, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers  July 27: Wisconsin Trappers Assoc. Banquet, 9-4 p.m., Community Center, Mountain. For more info call Steven O’Mary, 715-927-0204. July 27: Lake Eau Claire Assoc. Banquet, 10 a.m., Hickory Hills golf Course. For more info call Lori Bechtel, 612-991-8331. Aug. 9: Iowa county Chapter #227 DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Dodger Bowl, Dodgeville. For more info call Joe Phillipps, 608-574-3317. Aug….

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – July 12, 2019

SOUTH-CENTRAL TEAM Sauk County Team Warden Michael Williams, of Sauk County, participated in several outdoor educational events throughout the county in May. Wardens Williams and Royce attended Outdoor Safety Days at the Sauk County fairgrounds where they presented ATV safety talks to students from area schools. In addition, wardens Williams and Rich Maki attended Youth Conservation Days at Devil’s Lake…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – June 28, 2019

NORTHERN REGION Ashland Team Wardens Phil Brown, of Ino, and Matt Koshollek, of Drummond, contacted a couple in May about feeding bears. The two individuals believe they are helping the bear by feeding them illegally. One individual has been warned once and cited twice for illegal feeding of wildlife and has not stopped. Enforcement action was taken, along with attempting…