About 600 people attended the event, with 30 volunteers and mentors teaching kids basic archery and hunting skills through 3D archery, crossbow shooting, tomahawk throwing, a TechnoHunt and target practice. Covering safety, handling skills and technique, trained instructors brought the outdoors in for the morning.
A judge properly convicted a fishing boat captain of helping his charter stuff a weight inside a fish in hopes of winning thousands of dollars in tournament prizes, a state appeals court ruled.
"It will mean that when you go to a perch fry, you will probably actually get yellow perch. Because right now, if you 'value shop' your fish fry, you are more than likely not getting yellow perch."
Father, son hunters head to Wisconsin to stack up venison.
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Despite fewer hunters, kill totals up nearly 13 percent from 2017.
Rick Swartz captured an image of a coyote trying its luck at turkeys Aug. 26 on the Doug Michie farm in Harshaw. The photo was submitted by Mike Heitman.
Sure, fewer birds may be available, but most hunters have hung up their upland bird spurs for chasing whitetails or tackling the hard water.
Both the breeding farm and the hunting ranch have been quarantined. That means no animals may move in or out of the farm and further restricts movement of carcasses.
According to data from the Wisconsin DNR, the state sold about 824,500 deer licenses in 2017, about 50,400 fewer than 1999.
Many wildlife species depend on young forests, and work in that direction could be funded through such a stamp.
The planting project is in its third year and rice is beginning to grow in some areas, experts said.
Related stories, including how to comment online, in the Nov. 16 print edition of Wisconsin Outdoor News.
The leaves are down, but be prepared to walk some miles if you want to shoot a few ruffs during November and December.
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