DNR hunting, fishing and trapping regulations are posted online, but sometimes hard copy comes in handy.
Two Minnesotans and, in all, four from the Great Lakes region lead the way.
Emily Judd and Wayne Whitemarsh have worked on a method of loaning fishing rods to kids in the Sauk County area. (Photo by Jerry Davis)A brilliant idea surfaced a decade ago in Sauk City and, after a long hiatus, it is finally coming to fruition. McFarlanes’ Retail and Service Center in Sauk City is a local business that seems to…
(Facebook/Lake Marion Project)MAZOMANIE, Wis. — Jim Craney has a panoramic view of Lake Marion from the hillside home he built in 1969. Craney, who spent 38 years in facilities management with UW-Madison and grew up in Mazomanie, can watch the sun rise and bicyclists pedal below on Highway KP and the adjacent half-mile paved trail that opened in 2016 and…
Water quality on the lakes reportedly has improved because of lower temperatures and wetter conditions.
The proposal would remove groundhogs from the Wisconsin’s protected species list and establish a year-round open hunting and trapping season with no bag limits.
city followed DNR protocol by shutting water levels to the minimum level, but did not predict the impact on fish – up to 5,000 died.
Ban would last three years in counties with CWD if no additional deer test positive and would last two years in neighboring counties; heads to state Assembly.
NWT event set on the Mississippi at Prairie du Chien, Wis., on June 15-16.
The morel will be celebrated for three days beginning May 19 when the 35th annual Muscoda Morel Mushroom Festival is held.
Turkey hunters hearing a lot of drumming this spring, according to RGS state biologist.
Perhaps sportsmen and legislators should consider the ruffed grouse as the state game bird instead.
State Assembly approves exemptions; measure moves on to Senate.
The measure would remove woodchucks from the state’s protected species list and establish a hunting season for them from the beginning of July through the end of December with no bag limits.
Located in Lake Michigan, off the tip of Wisconsin’s Door Peninsula, this essential stopover habitat for birds and other migratory species consists of five islands and is framed by two states — Wisconsin and Michigan.
On Michigan-Wisconsin boundary waters, ice shanties must be removed by midnight Wednesday, March 15. And regardless of removal date, shanties must be pulled as soon as the ice is unable to safely support them.
The sight of ferries in February offers clear-eyed evidence of climate change in the Upper Midwest.
The state has a growing elk population and is home to nearly 10,000 RMEF members in 24 chapters.
Man found with 2,066 bluegill, 418 perch and 88 crappies in his freezers
TOWN OF LINN, Wis. — Officials say dangerous ice conditions on Geneva Lake are to blame for the death of an ice fisherman. Town of Linn police say Michael Zielinski had gone out on the ice around 3 a.m. Tuesday. His wife called police when she couldn’t reach him by cellphone later in the day. Police deployed its drone and Zielinski’s…
District 4 — Woodruff area Warden Tim Price, of Eagle River, contacted a muskie angler in November who observed some ducks on Big Sand Lake and discharged his firearm from open water – and 50 yards from shore. Enforcement action was taken. Warden Price received a complaint in November that a hunter was observed standing over a deer while wearing…
Banquet/Fundraiser Jan. 18, 2017: Lower Wisconsin River WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Dorf Haus Supper Club, Sauk City. For more info call Gene Hausner, 608-588-7780. Jan. 21, 2017: Wisconsin West WTU Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Sleep Inn & Suites, Eau Claire. For more info call Jim Wiltinger, 608-689-2234. Jan. 27, 2017: Lake Koshkonong/Rock Valley WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Holiday Inn Express, Janesville….
Board adopts emergency rule for sport anglers in Apostle Islands area that allows for two-fish bag limit, with a 15-inch size limit, but only one of those fish may be longer than 25 inches
At a time when demand for the fish has increased, biologists wonder if enough young herring are surviving
Anglers from Wisconsin and beyond will head to Green Bay to participate in a unique, world-class fishing opportunity.
Public comment on Chronic Wasting Disease Response Plan recommendations again keeps Wisconsin residents in the loop — and in the middle of the process.