BLACK RIVER FALLS — After the release of an additional 50 elk in eastern Jackson County in July, the herd there has continued to settle into its primary range.
I got a call from Duane Jasper of Rice Lake recently telling me that the Gintz family has sold its longtime hunting camp in the wilds of Douglas County.
MADISON — State wildlife officials will continue testing white-tailed deer killed during this year’s hunting season for chronic wasting disease, part of
Deer numbers appear high
Hunters receive turkey permits
Refuge celebrates 80th anniversary
TREMPEALEAU — One of Ryan Johnson’s favorite things about offering kayak tours with Driftless Adventure Co. is he never knows what he’s going to see each
I once went for a fishing trip and canoe ride with a top Xcel Energy official who told me — he didn’t intend his comments be made public at the time —
Thorp womanreceives award
EAGLE RIVER — Dave Clausen showed a photo slide of an oak tree at a gathering of outdoors writers from across Wisconsin.
Hearing set to discuss frac sand
Ruffed grouse hunters are well-acquainted with swings in the birds’ population cycles, which measure about 10 years.
Caution urged with fireworks
Moisture boosts bird numbers
Spring turkey numbers rise
Free activities set for this weekend
Program helps remove lead lines
TAMARAC NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, Minn. — Donna Dustin knew the woodcock was there, somewhere, hunkered down in the brush, most likely with eggs or a brood of chicks.
Bat disease keeps on spreading
Artists for stamp contest sought
Anglers should find active walleyes, new trout regulations and the possibility of scattered showers Saturday for the general fishing season opener.
CLOQUET, MINN. —From somewhere in the dark recesses of the den came nearly inaudible squeaks and whimpers.
Rusk, Clark counties get grant
Work on state elk herd continues
It was an unusually warm day in late March, and Jack Thomson thought it would be a good time to try out a new bass fishing rod he had received for Christmas on the Fall Creek
GRAND MARAIS, Minn. — The Erickson-Pionk crew had been hunting for the shed antlers of moose for three years.
Deer councils set recommendations
Should hunters be allowed to put up a deer stand on state land and keep it up, rather than having to remove it at the end of each hunting day, as is currently required?
Carlson named to Hall of Fame
New panfish rules to begin
Two seemingly disparate conservation struggles — one in Minnesota that seeks to ban lead shot on some wildlife management areas, the other in Montana that has
Recent winter considered mild
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The moment you step into Brent Chapman’s boat, you feel as if you are in a floating computer room.
Most CWD in southern Wis.
Dick Alford, 77, grew up in Brooklyn Center, Minn. He graduated from the University of Minnesota, where he played baseball before moving to Wisconsin to coach and teach.
DULUTH — Polar explorer Will Steger says he has trouble reading “North to the Pole” these days.
Black bear hunt applicants sought
Fund donations help save prairies
MELROSE, Minn. — The best duck hunting may be tucked away in memory, not in central Minnesota marshes.
HAYWARD — Henley and I had an inauspicious start to the 2016 Barkie Birkie.
DNR updates licensing system
Agencies work to boost elk herd
DNR gives out water grants
In 1959 the state Department of Natural Resources bought 9.6 acres at the border of Dunn and Eau Claire counties from the state Highway Commission for $101.
Trout guide to talk at meeting
OSSEO — There was a sense of anticipation as Marcus Livingston made the short walk to a small creek at about noon on Sunday.
MINNEAPOLIS — Cattle trailers filled with wild elk captured from the eastern mountains of Kentucky will roll to Black River Falls in the coming months as part of a five
State Sen. Kathleen Vinehout said she’s all for Wisconsin’s fish farmers finding success. She just doesn’t want their efforts to harm the state’s
Guide to discuss bait fish patterns
State and federal agricultural agencies operate under the rules that if they kill every animal in a farmer’s herd or flock for the purpose of controlling a contagious