Farther Down The Trail by Dean Bortz

Hearing on Wisconsin Deer Season Framework is April 27

State deer hunters who have been following along the past two weeks to the talks about the 2011 deer season framework know that legislators have introduced a bill, now numbered Assembly Bill 99, that, if passed, would prevent the DNR…

A Late Spring Activity Report

Spring isn't springing very quickly here in the Northwoods. This blog is being written on Thursday, April 21 after three days of cold weather, rain, and snow. Conditions have not changed much between April 9 and today, as far as…

Pheasant Festivities Warm Dead of Winter

I traveled to Wisconsin Dells on the night of Jan. 22 to attend the Pheasants Forever Wisconsin State Convention/Banquet at the Wilderness Conference Center. I made the trip with Brian Ebben, of Howard. Brian was on his way to the…

Some good news, and some other news

Want some good news? I know I sure could stand a little bit of good news, so let's assume you'd like the same. and we'll begin with ice fishing and ice conditions. We're now seeing some very good ice conditions…

Stewardship land access rule hearing set

The Assembly Committee on Natural Resources will hold a public hearing on the Stewardship Fund land access rule on Wednesday, March 24 at 10 AM in 417 North (GAR Hall) of the State Capitol. The rule is referred to, or…

State Roundup - May 29th, 2009

HEY, GOT KIDS WHO WANT TO FISH? Three Wisconsin boat dealers, along with folks from the Angler and Young Angler Tournaments (AYA), want to get kids away from the TV, video games, or the computer and onto the water this…

State Roundup - April 15, 2009

THE SPOONER COUGAR apparently did not care for its Wisconsin reception. Neither the cat nor any sign of it has been seen since the day it was last seen on March 5. Should the opportunity present itself, wildlife crews would…

Wisconsin Round Up - March 13, 2009

CORRESPONDENT KEVIN NAZE did some checking on that Oconto County turkey case last week, but charges had not been filed as of Feb. 25, according to Oconto County D.A. Jay Conley. He told Naze that he expected criminal charges to be filed…

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