Wisconsin Hunting News

Wisconsin Remaining Turkey Permits on Sale March 28th
The application period for spring season permits closed Dec. 10. The drawing for permits will be held in late January. There are just under 213,000 permits available for the spring season.
Texas Hunters and Anglers Lead the Nation
A ranking of states in categories including total number of hunters and anglers, spending by sportsmen, jobs supported, taxes generated, number of days spent hunting and fishing and the most traveled to states by hunters and anglers has been released for the first time.
Wisconsin Turkey and Bear Application Deadline
Turkey and bear hunters have until Dec. 10 to apply for a permit for the 2008 Wisconsin spring turkey hunting season and for a kill permit for the 2008 bear hunting season.
Wisconsin Deer Season Opens Saturday
Opening weekend of the 2007 Gun Deer Hunt is at the doorstep, and state wildlife officials say prospects are excellent, especially for those hunters who take time to scout their hunting areas before heading out.
Wisconsin Black Bear Zones Change for 2008
Bear hunters who are submitting an application for a 2008 Wisconsin Bear Harvest Permit should be aware that Subzone A1 will be renamed Zone D.
Wisconsin Reminds Hunters to Review Baiting Rules
Deer hunters who hunt over bait should review Wisconsin's deer baiting and feeding rules prior to deer hunting.
Wisconsin Black Bear Hunt Opens Sept 5th
The 2007 Wisconsin black bear hunting season opens Sept. 5 with 4,405 successful applicants heading to the woods with a harvest permit in their pocket. More than 80,000 applied for the closely regulated hunt
Wisconsin Earn-a-Buck Stickers are in the Mail
Hunters who registered an antlerless deer last season in a deer management unit that was not Earn-a-Buck (EAB) then, but is under EAB requirements this year will begin receiving their 2007 buck authorization stickers by mail later this week, according to state wildlife officials.
Wisconsin's Deer Population Growth Above Average
For the third year in a row, relatively mild winter weather across the north is expected to result in high level of survival and good reproductive rates in white-tailed deer, according to state wildlife biologists.
Wisconsin Reworks Turkey Hunting Zones
Turkey hunters are reminded that beginning with the fall 2008 season, the number of turkey hunting zones will be reduced to seven large zones instead of the more than 50 small zones currently in place.