STAFF BLOG SAM COOK'S OUTDOORS Wisconsin wolf population drops slightly
After Wisconsins inaugural season of wolf hunting and trapping last fall, the states wolf population has declined only slightly.
The 2013 Wisconsin wolf count indicates there are a minimum of 809 to ... Posted on 5/6/13 at 2:52 PM
NEW PLATEUS End of Extinction?
In the future, we might be able to worry about one less thing: extinction. This goes for species whose numbers are currently low, but also for those which no longer walk the earth.
Advances made now... Posted on 3/25/13 at 9:28 AM
STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT If these walls could talk, I'd be scared
I couldnt help but laugh out loud while reading a short story in the Daily Globe the other day about Iowa Gov. Terry Branstads weekend deer hunt.
The photo of the eight-point buck caught my eye, but ... Posted on 1/9/13 at 7:20 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Higher fees, no early fishing opener in compromise
Minnesotas hunting and fishing license fees would increase and wolves could be hunted and trapped under a compromise that state House and Senate negotiators have worked out.
However, the much-discuss... Posted on 4/27/12 at 11:20 AM
STAFF BLOG SOUTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS ADVENTURE Saving the tundra by controlling snow geese
Some of you may have seen today's article about snow goose populations in North America in The Daily Republic. While light goose overpopulation certainly isn't a new problem as a conservation has been... Posted on 3/14/12 at 8:48 AM
The Stillwater, Minn. man -- an off-duty Washington County Sheriff's Department supervisor -- was struck in the face, neck and shoulder by pellets fired by a White Bear Lake, Minn., man who was hunting in the Town of Somerset early Tuesday, April 30.
MADISON –With data entry nearly complete, hunter-supplied numbers indicate that 366,747 deer were harvested in Wisconsin for the 2012 seasons, a 5% increase from 2011, according to Department of Natural Resources officials.
Wisconsin outdoor enthusiasts are encouraged to attend the annual spring conservation hearings set for 7 p.m., Monday, April 9, in each county to weigh in on issues ranging from expansion of cross-bow use and a proposed season on sandhill cranes, to whether felt-soled waders should be banned and fishermen should be allowed to troll with three lines.
The usual suspects gathered at Foster’s End on Mason Lake near the Flambeau River before the opening day of gun deer season. A picture of the late Camp Master Bruce Foster was hung in a prominent spot in the cabin.
Dan Wunrow, Outdoor Columnist
, December 09, 2011
Outdoor News -- A case of the missing doe, a Vietnam War combat veteran on crutches and his deaf hunting buddy was the first encounter when DNR Warden Shaun Deeney of Black River Falls started his patrol shift on Thanksgiving morning. Little did he know he was about to be reminded why he ever wanted to become a warden in the first place.
Outdoor News -- A call around survey of 600-plus deer registration stations all across Wisconsin completed today shows a preliminary harvest total of 226,260 for the just completed nine-day gun deer hunting season, up 3.6 percent from 2010. At the same time, hunters posted the second all around safest season on record.
Outdoor News -- No deer hunters were shot-to-death, and only six were wounded during Wisconsin's nine-day gun season which ended yesterday. That's according to preliminary figures released by the DNR Monday
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