Wisconsin Outdoor News

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – Oct. 5, 2018

Banquets/Fundraisers  Oct. 6: Colfax Sportsmen’s Club, 6 p.m., Whitetail Golf Course, Colfax. For more info call Peggy Richards, 715-704-0493. Oct. 6: Roche-A-Cri WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., The Cedar Shack, Adams. For more info call Becky Kirsenlph, 608-564-3021. Oct. 6: Rock River Rescue Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Turner Hall, Watertown. For more info call Tom Beyer, 920-988-6965. Oct. 11: Crivity-High Falls WTU…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Oct. 5, 2018

District 1 — Ashland area Wardens Phil Brown, of Iron River, and Matt Koshollek, of Drummond, were asked in August to assist the Sawyer County Sheriff’s Department in a search for an individual who was reported to have been stabbed. After a lengthy search involving neighborhood canvasing, witness interviewing, and use of a search-and-rescue dog, a report of an individual…

Oak management workshop available for Wisconsin landowners

(U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)Oak trees are valuable, particularly if a landowner is interested in managing land to benefit wildlife, but oaks require active management. To help landowners, the Aldo Leopold Foundation and its partner organization serving private woodland owners, My Wisconsin Woods, are holding the “Oak in the Driftless Workshop” on Saturday, Sept. 29. The workshop will be held…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – Sept. 21, 2018

Banquets/Fundraisers  Sept. 22: Petenwell & Castle Rock Stewards Banquet, Petenwell County Park, Arkdale. For more info call Jim Murphy, 608-356-6537. Sept. 24: Sun Prairie DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Angell Park Pavilion, Sun Prairie. For more info call Jeff Markstahler, 608-445-1272. Sept. 27: Northwest Wisconsin WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Shell Lake Art Center, Shell Lake. For more info call Dave Zaloudek,…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Sept. 21, 2018

District 5 — Lower St. Croix area Warden Kyle Kosin, of Pierce County, was contacted by a new landowner in August about a trail camera and mineral that was placed on the new landowner’s property near the property line with an adjacent landowner. Enforcement action was taken. Warden Isaac Kruse, of St. Croix County, investigated a boat fire in August…

Counties with highest CWD prevalence should send road-killed deer carcasses to diagnostics lab

With the opening of the bow deer season in September, hunters who want to have their deer tested for chronic wasting disease (CWD) but don’t have a close-by sampling location may consider a mail-in possibility. Besides collection of tissue samples established by the DNR, hunters may also have a deer tested for CWD at the UW-Madison Veterinary Diagnostic Lab. Hunters must…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Sept. 7, 2018

District 4 — Woodruff area Wardens Tim Price, of Eagle River, and Dave Walz, of Woodruff, attended the 2018 COPS Kids Camp in July. The camp is for children between the ages of 6 and 14 and their surviving parent who have lost their loved one in the line of duty as a law enforcement officer. Wardens from around the…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – Sept. 7, 2018

Banquets/Fundraisers  Sept. 8: Coulee Region Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Fox Hollow Golf Course, La Crosse. For more info call Lucas, 608-317-9926. Sept. 10: Necedah Area WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Veterans Memorial Hall, Necedah. For more info call Jeff Ritchart, 920-960-4836. Sept. 11: Wolf River Flyways DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Crystall Falls, New London. For more info call Ozzie…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 24, 2018

Banquets/Fundraisers  Aug. 25: Waukesha County Conservation Alliance, Conservation & Habitat Shoot, Fundraiser, 9-3 p.m., Wern Valley Sportsman Club. For more info call Al Shook, 262-968-2598. Aug. 27: Watertown DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Watertown Turner Hall. For more info call 920-261-1538. Sept. 4: DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Belmont Convention Center. For more info call Arnie Roper, 608-778-2666. Sept. 6: Wisconsin Wildlife…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Aug. 24, 2018

District 1 — Ashland area Wardens Philip Brown and Matthew Koshollek, of Drummond, followed up on a July call of a man overbagging on Long Lake while staying at a lodge near Iron River. The wardens were able to establish that the individual had kept over his possession limit of crappies and had more than 100 panfish in his freezer…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 10, 2018

Banquets/Fundraisers  Aug. 10: State Line Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Holiday Inn Express, Janesville. For more info call Kellie, 815-985-4165. Aug. 16: North Central WI Friends of NRA Banquet, 5 p.m., Mountain Bay Banquet Center, Weston. For more info call Craig, 715-573-2702. Aug. 19: Springbrook Sportsmans Club Banquet, 9 a.m. For more info www.springbrooksports.com Aug. 19: Oakland Conservation Club,…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Aug. 10, 2018

District 3 — Park Falls area Warden Kurt Haas and DNR Forest Ranger Scott Lindow, both of Medford, re-opened a case in June involving a wildfire in Taylor County that was supposedly started by a shotgun shell while a person was shooting at pigeons around the farm. Through the investigation, Haas and Lindow learned the fire was actually started by…

Wisconsin Outdoor News Fishing Report – Aug. 10, 2018

ASHLAND AREA The water in Chequamegon Bay has finally cleared up. Walleye anglers are trolling over the shallow weedbeds with crawler harnesses or crankbaits. Fishing could be very productive working the mud lines that you find. Smallmouth fishing continues to be very good. Smallmouths have scattered throughout the bay and could relate to any type of structure. Anglers have been…