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DNR Outdoor Report update, May 25, 2017 – Cooler than Normal Temperatures Slow Spring Progression; River Systems Running High Across State

DNR Outdoor Report update, May 25, 2017 – Cooler than Normal Temperatures Slow Spring Progression; River Systems Running High Across State

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Report summary for May 25, 2017 Complete DNR Outdoor Report (Reports from conservation wardens, wildlife and fisheries staff and property managers from around the state) Cooler than normal temperatures slow spring progression; river systems running high across state Cooler than normal temperatures, clouds and rain dominated the last week […]

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Michigan’s St. Marys River Fisheries Assessment

Michigan’s St. Marys River Fisheries Assessment

Freighter going through St. Marys River The Northern Lake Huron Management Unit includes most of the St. Marys River, a large international boundary water connecting Lake Superior to Lake Huron. River management is coordinated by the St. Marys River Fisheries Task Group, which has representatives from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Ontario Ministry of […]

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NSSF Thanks U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise for Leadership in Urging Export Control Reform

NSSF Thanks U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise for Leadership in Urging Export Control Reform

nssf.org To: ALL MEDIA For immediate release   May 3, 2017 For more information contact: Mike Bazinet 203-426-1320 NSSF Thanks U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise for Leadership in Urging Export Control Reform WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) today publicly thanked U.S. House of Representative Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) for his leadership […]

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Posted in Conservation, Deer, DNR News, Dogs, Equipment, Fishing Reports, Gear, Gun Regulations, Guns, Habitat, Hunting, National shooting Sports foundation, Pheasants Forever, Predator Hunting, River Fishing, Shooting Sports0 Comments

HUNTING: May IS NOT too Late

HUNTING: May IS NOT too Late

  Late-season gobblers may go through the motions for an hour or two every morning, but are prone to petering out much quicker. It’s important to capitalize on these birds early before they shut down for the day. This is particularly true during hot, muggy weather. Photo by Josh Lantz.  Late May is a Great […]

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Posted in Bow Hunting, Conservation, DNR News, Game Birds, Gun Regulations, Guns, Habitat, Hunting, National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF), New Products, Other states Programs, Photos, Tactic, Tips and Techniques, Turkeys, Websites0 Comments

Michigan Welcomes Volunteer Ideas on Invasive Carp Control

Because we want to leave no stone unturned in the search for a solution to the threat of invasive carp, the Department of Natural Resources has contracted with a world leader in innovation crowdsourcing, InnoCentive, to sharpen the challenge design, post the challenge to a global audience and provide support to prospective solvers. Details of the […]

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Posted in Carp, Conservation, DNR News, Habitat, Invasives, Weekly Reports, Wisconsin Smallmouth Alliance0 Comments

Browning’s New High Grade Hunter A5 Shotgun

Browning’s New High Grade Hunter A5 Shotgun

  Browning’s New High Grade Hunter A5 Shotgun   Click here for release and images  The original Auto-5 shotgun, designed by John M. Browning, is a legend in the hunting and shooting industry. Although the original design is no longer produced, Browning’s introduction of the new A5 a few years ago filled the demand of […]

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Ohio Hunters Harvest More than 3,100 Wild Turkeys on Opening Day

Ohio Hunters Harvest More than 3,100 Wild Turkeys on Opening Day

  Ohio hunters in the south zone checked 3,123 wild turkeys on the first day of the spring wild turkey hunting season, April 24, 2017. New for the 2017 season, the state has been divided into two zones: a south zone, which opened April 24, and a northeast zone, which opens May 1. This two-zone […]

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Sturgeon Spawning Run Update

Sturgeon Spawning Run Update

Dear Winnebago System Sturgeon Enthusiasts:  The lake sturgeon spawning run on the Winnebago System continues to move fast. In fact, we had two crews today tagging fish below the Shawano Paper Mill Dam today.  Typically we aren’t seeing spawning fish until later in the spawning run, but this is the 2nd year in a row […]

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Sturgeon Spawning Time in Wisconsin

It’s that time of the year again (mid-April) and some people are starting to question when the sturgeon will start spawning on the Wolf River and other tributaries to the Winnebago System. Well, fish have been spawning since Tuesday on the upper Fox River from Eureka to Princeton. The sturgeon run on the upper Fox […]

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DNR Online Chat Will Explore Citizen-Based Resource Monitoring

DNR Online Chat Will Explore Citizen-Based Resource Monitoring

NEWS RELEASE Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources 101 S Webster, P.O. Box 7921, Madison, WI 53707 Phone: 608-267-2773 TDD: 711 dnr.wi.gov   |   wisconsin.gov DATE: April 17, 2017 CONTACT: Eva Lewandowski, Citizen-based Monitoring Coordinator, 608-264-6057 SUBJECT: DNR online chat will explore citizen-based resource monitoring http://dnr.wi.gov/news/releases/article/?id=4222 MADISON – Join Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources experts Wednesday, April […]

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