WAOW TV 9 reports on Wisconsin's elk population in the Clam Lake area.
- Jun. 11, 2013
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Hunters and trappers would be allowed to kill dozens more wolves during Wisconsin's second wolf hunt this fall, under new quotas released Tuesday by state wildlife officials.
WAOW TV 9 reports on Wisconsin's elk population in the Clam Lake area.
There has been a lot of mistrust between the public and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
When Conservation Warden Ted Dremel studied the carnage where three men used snowmobiles to massacre six deer on a cold January night in 2009, he thought there was little chance of catching the criminals.
Federal officials are declaring victory in their four-decade campaign to rescue the gray wolf, a predator the government once considered a nuisance and tried to exterminate.
My wife convinced the kids and I to join her in visiting an assortment of homes in the Wausau Area Builders Association's Parade of Homes yesterday. A steady diet of HGTV inspired my wife to participate in the annual event in which builders and new home buyers open their homes to the public.
If dad is a reader, check out excerpts from these Wisconsin-centric books.
Deer researcher James Kroll will be on the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point campus Saturday to give an update of the Deer Trustee Report.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources promotes a number of Learn to Hunt events statewide.
Turkey hunters ran into poor hunting conditions during the first half of the spring turkey hunting season, resulting in a preliminary registration total of 37,804 turkeys, which according to Department of Natural Resources officials is an 11 percent decrease from the spring 2012 turkey season.
Chinooks create buzz on lakeshore Chinook salmon and a few lake, rainbow and brown trout are starting to show up in more coolers from Sheboygan to Sturgeon Bay.
Author Mike Okray shares a chapter from his humorous new book 'I Dream in Camo'.
Wisconsin wildlife officials are planning a meeting to update the public on efforts to implement a Texas researcher's recommendations for improving deer hunting.
Paul A. Smith of JSOnline.com recaps Wisconsin spring turkey hunt in a recent article.
Cabela’s will open its new store on Lombardi Avenue a day after the Green Bay Packers’ annual shareholders meeting and a day before training camp opens.
Paul A. Smith of JSOnline.com writes about the overall look of the 2013 deer hunting seasons in a recent article.
The public shooting range at the Yellowstone Wildlife Area on County Highway F near Fayette in Lafayette County will be closed beginning June 5 for range safety improvements and addition of features that will provide accessible parking and shooting.
Green Bay walleyes and smallmouth bass fishing remains very good to excellent from Dyckesville to Door County on the east shore and from Geanos to Marinette on the west side.
Paul A. Smith of JSOnline.com reports that the DNR is advocating for an increase in wolf hunt quotas.
Wisconsin Radio Network's Brian Moon reports that shooting ranges in Wisconsin may be future job creators.
Sponsors and landowners interested in hosting a gun deer hunt for hunters with disabilities are encouraged to apply by June 1. Applications can now be submitted to the Department of Natural Resources online.
Chuck Quirmbach of Wisconsin Public Radio reports that a meeting today in Wausau could determine wolf hunt quotas.
Challenge The Outdoors partnered with Shadows on the Wolf, Clintonville Chapter to mentor and assist our hunters in their efforts to bag a tom turkey.
John Koski grips the old blanket in knobby hands weathered from a lifetime of farming. He pulls it back to reveal the carcasses of two cows, or what's left of them. More than half of each is picked clean, the spine and rib bones almost a polished white, with no traces of flesh. Some of the rib bones are snapped and show evidence of being gnawed upon.
Matt Tennessen was nearly killed in Afghanistan on Easter Sunday in 2008.
Rep. Mary Czaja, R-Irma, knew her bill to legalize crossbows for all bowhunters during Wisconsin's archery deer season was a winner when her hunter constituents in Lincoln and Langlade counties consistently sighed the same three-word reaction:
As a public service, the Ripon Rifle and Pistol Club will be opening up our outdoor range to the public on Monday evenings from 6 p.m. until dusk, starting in June.
It's not a done deal yet but a bill introduced last week with bipartisan support would allow crossbows for all in the archery deer hunting season.
Department of Natural Resources officials received input from over 700 people at a series of deer hunter forums held around the state in March and through more than 13,000 responses to an online survey on deer management issues. The collected public feedback was used in developing the 2013 deer hunting seasons that will be recommended to the Natural Resources Board, May 22, in Madison.
The Legislature's finance committee has quietly left a provision that would ban night wolf hunting in Gov. Scott Walker's budget.
In a new installment in her series, WAOW.com's Lauren Magiera tries her hand at fishing on the Wisconsin River.
Plans are moving forward for the city to begin its plan to control the deer population in the Sheboygan.
Paul A. Smith of JSOnline.com reviews the bill under consideration in the Wisconsin Legislature which would allow all hunters to use crossbows during the archery season.
Michigan now has a wolf hunting season after a board voted Thursday to allow hunters and trappers to kill up to 43 of the animals in selected parts of the state's Upper Peninsula.
Gov. Rick Snyder signed a bill Wednesday that clears the way to schedule Michigan's first gray wolf hunting season since the resurgent predator, reviled by some as a menace to farm animals and beloved by others as a symbol of untamed wildness, was driven to the brink of extinction in the lower 48 states a half-century ago.
Troy Peterson shares a first turkey hunt and his three-bearded tom in a new video.
The 2013 Wisconsin wolf count indicates there are a minimum of 809 to 834 wolves in the state, including 215 packs and 15 lone wolves, according to Department of Natural Resources officials. This count compares to the 2012 count of a minimum of 815 to 880 wolves, including 213 packs and 20 lone wolves.
Over the course of the last few years, the state of Wisconsin has taken some good strides in terms of making new laws for outdoorsmen.
You can practically feel Patrick Durkin's blood pressure rising, column after column.
Blogger Gary Engberg hosts a radio show each weekend. The interview this week is with special guest Tony Roach.Tony is a great person and a great angler. The spring turkey season and spring river walleye fishing which has been so inconsistent is also discussed.
Although winter did not arrive in some areas until well into February, it has persisted longer than normal and the impacts on individual deer are being seen in some areas.
Blogger Gary Engberg hosts a radio show each weekend. The interview this week is with Mark Courts. Court is a professional angler fishing both walleye and bass tournaments in Canada and the United States. Also hear spring river walleye tips and tips for hunting the spring turkey season.
The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit by several animal rights groups seeking to return gray wolves in the Great Lakes region to the Endangered Species List. If granted, Judge Beryl A. Howell will consider RMEF positions in her U.S. District Court in Washington D.C.
A handful of animal lovers tore into a bill that would establish a Wisconsin woodchuck hunting season, blasting the measure as unnecessary during a hearing Wednesday and calling it another sign that legislators are obsessed with killing wildlife.
Outdoor columnist and reporter Paul Smith of jsonline.com reports that despite hunting and trapping in 2012, the state's wolf population has stayed about the same.
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