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Tuesday 11/03/2015
UFFDA’s Camp Tesomas Hunt
Updated: November 03, 2015 - 4:49 pm

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A longer hike than expected to the river
Posted: November 03, 2015

 HAYWARD – You know it’s autumn in the Northwoods when you pause between casts to pluck red, brown and yellow leaves from your muskie bait’s treble hooks.

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Wednesday 09/09/2015
When hunting, look out for feral pigs
Updated: September 09, 2015 - 10:42 am

Hunters and landowners in northern Wisconsin are reminded to be on the lookout for feral pigs as they head out into the woods for fall hunting seasons.  These pigs have a number negative impacts on the landscape, including disease, habitat degradation, competition with native wildlife for food sources, crop damage, threats to human safety, and many more.

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Tuesday 08/25/2015
Kentucky Elk released into Wisconsin wild
Posted: August 25, 2015

Twenty-three elk were transported to Wisconsin from Kentucky as part of a plan to restore Wisconsin’s elk population. They are now free to roam the Black River State Forest in Jackson County. The gates to a seven-acre acclimation pen are open, allowing the elk to roam as they please.  

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Wednesday 08/19/2015
New waterfowl regulations include higher possession limits
Posted: August 19, 2015

Waterfowl hunting season structure for 2015, recommended by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, was approved by the Natural Resources Board.

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Tuesday 08/11/2015
Crossbow by the numbers; problems?
Posted: August 11, 2015

Wisconsin’s first crossbow season for white-tailed deer helped generate a record archery buck kill of 46,201 and a record 275,417 licensed bowhunters in 2014.

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Tuesday 08/04/2015
Wisconsin feeling .22 caliber shell shocked
Updated: August 04, 2015 - 3:27 pm

A good friend called the other day, dazed and amazed that he couldn’t find even one 50-round box of .22 Long Rifle rimfire ammunition at Hayward-area stores so he could teach his grandson to shoot.

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Public comment period begins for Fish, Wildlife and Habitat Management and Wildlife Action plans
Posted: August 04, 2015

In order to remain eligible for funding under two U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service grant programs and provide a framework for comprehensive fish and wildlife conservation and management in the state, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, together with many partners, has drafted updates to the Fish, Wildlife and Habitat Management Plan and the Wildlife Action Plan.

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Monday 06/01/2015
DNR to hold public meeting about Wisconsin wolf population
Posted: June 01, 2015

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will hold an informational meeting to share and discuss 2014-15 Wisconsin wolf population data.

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