All Wolf Harvest Zones Are Now Closed

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced that all wolf harvesting zones are now closed to hunting and trapping gray wolves. Zones 2,5,6 closed at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 24. Zones 1,3,4 closed at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24. Hunting and trapping during the closed season/zone carries a forfeiture amount of $303.30.  State statute… Continue reading All Wolf Harvest Zones Are Now Closed

Natural Resources Board Approves 2020 Elk Harvest Quota

Wisconsin 2020 Elk Hunt Application Deadline Is May 31 MADISON, Wis. – The Natural Resources Board on Wednesday approved a harvest quota of 10 bulls from the northern elk herd for the 2020 Wisconsin elk hunt, matching the number of tags from the 2019 season. Of the 10 tags, five will be awarded to state hunters,… Continue reading Natural Resources Board Approves 2020 Elk Harvest Quota

Proposal would open 35 miles of state forest roads to motorized access for hunting

…but not for ATV/UTVs BOULDER JUNCTION, Wis. – The public has an opportunity to submit comments on a proposal to open 35 miles of existing roads in the Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest to motorized access from Sept 1 to the last day of the December four-day antlerless gun deer season to provide additional access… Continue reading Proposal would open 35 miles of state forest roads to motorized access for hunting

Spring fish and wildlife hearing results available

MADISON – More than 6,800 people came out to participate in the 2018 Spring Fish and Wildlife Hearings and Wisconsin Conservation Congress county meetings that were held in every county statewide on Monday, April 9. The public hearings provide citizens with an opportunity to comment and indicate preference on a wide range of proposed fish… Continue reading Spring fish and wildlife hearing results available