Wisconsin Hunting News

Wisconsin Antlerless Deer Tags on Sale Aug. 23rd
Hunters planning on harvesting antlerless deer in one of Wisconsin's "regular" deer management units or in one of Wisconsin's 12 limited access state parks should mark August 23 on the calendar. That is the day unit-specific antlerless deer tags and state park deer hunting access permits go on sale at noon.
Wisconsin Black Bear Population Larger Than Thought
Preliminary results of a two-year cooperative study of Wisconsin black bears suggest that the population may be two times or more larger than currently thought.
Wisconsin Wolf Population Remains Steady
Wisconsin's gray wolf population over the winter of 2007-2008 remained very similar, or declined slightly, from the previous winter, according to the state's most recent wolf population survey.
Wisconsin Free Fishing Weekend June 7-8
Anglers can grab their friends and family and head out June 7-8 to cast a line into any of Wisconsin's 15,000 lakes and 42,000 miles of rivers and streams fish without a license during Free Fishing Weekend.
Learn to Hunt Event for Youth in Wisconsin
Buckhorn State Park will offer a two-day hunt Nov. 8-9 for youths who are at least age 12 but not older than 17 as of Nov. 8. The chaperoned hunt is preceded by a one-day learn-to-hunt workshop on either Sept. 6 or 7 at the LaValle Sportsman's Club.
Wisconsin DNR Looking for Disabled Hunter Sponsors
Landowners interested in sponsoring a gun deer hunt this fall for hunters with disabilities have until June 1 to enroll their property in the Deer Hunts for Persons with Disabilities Program.
Wisconsin DNR Spring Rules Hearings April 14th
Wisconsin residents have an opportunity to comment on proposed rules that regulate fishing, hunting, trapping and other outdoor recreation activities in Wisconsin by attending the 2008 Spring Fish and Wildlife Rules Hearings on April 14.
Wisconsin Increases Black Bear Permits for 2008
The number of available black bear hunting permits for the Sept. 3 through Oct. 7, 2008 Wisconsin bear hunting season has increased slightly to 4,660 from the previous season's 4,405.
Wisconsin DNR Offers Free Turkey Hunter Clinics
Free turkey hunter education clinics will be offered again this year around Wisconsin.
Wisconsin DNR Timber Wolf Tracking Event
The Sandhill Outdoor Skills Center and Timber Wolf Information Network are co-sponsoring a Timber Wolf Ecology Clinic on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 16-17 from 9 a.m. Saturday to noon on Sunday.