Jada, 12, is a 6th-grader at Mount Horeb Middle School, where she plays soccer and does a fair amount of texting and other social media activities.
Crossbows are now part of Wisconsin’s archery season, and nothing we’re learning about their impacts on the herd or recreational hunting hurt its cause.
The following is a calendar for outdoors recreational events in and around southern Wisconsin as of Oct. 13, 2017. Please note that readers are advised to contact clubs and organizations, especially in the event of inclement weather, to check the status of each listing.
Black walnuts are notorious for staining a handler’s hands when picking and husking walnut seeds. Is there some way to remove the stain or must it just wear off over time?
IOWA COUNTY -- LeAnn Austinson recalled things special about fishing in general, and trout fishing in particular, while marinating in early October sunshine.
One of Wisconsin’s oldest and largest sausage makers told its customers in late August that it will no longer process venison into sausage and other snack-meat products because of chronic wasting disease’s worsening spread in the state’s deer herd.
Hatching of birds raised from chicks is staggered so most birds are released when they are about 20 weeks old. This cuts down on feed costs of not having to feed some birds several months longer than others released earlier.
Although hunters no longer must attach carcass tags to deer and turkeys, they must still register their kills before 5 p.m. the next day by telephone, or online with a computer or smartphone.
Approximately 200 deer of all ages and genders are roaming Dane Grant and Iowa counties. These does, fawns and bucks are part of the Southwestern Wisconsin Chronic Wasting Disease, Deer and Predatory Study, a five-year investigation into deer mortality.
By going to http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/wildlifehabitat/harvest/deerharvest.html
hunters can find out how many deer have been registered in each management unit in each deer season.
The gun deer season is about two months away, but many hunters could benefit by looking at some of the 2017 Wisconsin Fall Hunting and Trapping Forecast’s 63 pages.
Cathy Stepp’s 6.5-year tenure as Department of Natural Resources secretary proved that Wisconsin’s natural resources can’t be entrusted to someone serving at the governor’s whim.
It’s that time of the year when people have the opportunity to fish for the largest freshwater fish in Wisconsin, if not the entire United States, the lake sturgeon.
SODA SPRINGS, Idaho – When the bull elk lost its balance, shuffled sideways and collapsed in a ground-shaking, wood-splintering crash, I knew better than to think, “Well, that was easy!”
MIDDLETON – Madison's Dan Burns gave up his cherished deer hunting location on public property in Washburn County on opening day of the 2016 gun deer season.
Wisconsin, as well as Michigan and Minnesota, are important waterfowl production states, and so their wildlife agencies band ducks annually in late summer, well after the birds finish nesting and molting.
Wayne Whitemarsh and the crew at McFarlanes in Sauk City have a semi-truck fueled and prepped to carry household items, cleaning supplies and whatever else people want to donate to Rockland, Texas.
You should be able to have some action on both sides of the Wisconsin River as you travel downriver and motor back upriver toward the dam.