Exploring Alternative Funding for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife 7-5-2016

         Trillium Lake, Photo credit: Rick Swart, ODFW New Study Provides Conversation Starter on Alternative Funding for Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife ncertain future trends in hunting and fishing participation have caused many agencies to begin to explore potential alternative sources of funding. While hunting and fishing license dollars make up the primary means of support for most agencies, the conservation and management services provided by state fish and wildlife departments benefit all citizens, not just hunters and anglers. As a result, there is growing interest in measuring the attitudes of the general population (including non-hunters … Continue reading Exploring Alternative Funding for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife 7-5-2016

Wisconsin DNR News Release: State Natural Resources Board Approves Increase in Bear Permits, Snowmobile Rail Through Blue Mound State Park 2-7-2016

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    www.wisconsin.gov CONTACT:  George Althoff, director of communications, 608-267-2773 SUBJECT:  State Natural Resources Board approves increase in bear permits, snowmobile trail through Blue Mound State Park http://dnr.wi.gov/news/releases/article/?id=3839 MADISON – The state Natural Resources Board approved a record number of bear harvest permits at its meeting Wednesday in Madison. The 11,520 permits are intended reach a bear harvest quota of 4,750 and to stabilize the bear population in three bear management units of the state and decrease the population in a … Continue reading Wisconsin DNR News Release: State Natural Resources Board Approves Increase in Bear Permits, Snowmobile Rail Through Blue Mound State Park 2-7-2016

MacKenzie Center Winter Newsletter 1-5-2016

Check out our Winter Newsletter and see what has been happening around the MacKenzie Center this winter. We’ve been busy! Hope to see you out on the snowy trails! -The MacKenzie Center staff Subscribe now for only $8.97.   Order your Endangered Resources license plate today!. Featured DNR Subscriptions Outdoor Report: Current fishing activities, wildlife observations, and state park events updated every Thursday. Manage Your DNR Subscriptions: Add new subscriptions, delete subscriptions, and manage your profile. If you have questions or problems with the subscription service, please contact subscriberhelp.govdelivery.com. Other inquiries can be directed to the DNR. Continue reading MacKenzie Center Winter Newsletter 1-5-2016

For Immediate Release | Union Sportsmen’s Alliance and West Virginia American Water Complete New Accessible Fishing Pier at Coonskin Park 11-15-2015

  USA Contact:        Jess LevensComm/Marketing Manager615-831-6795jessl@unionsportsmen.org WVAW Contact:Laura JordanExternal Affairs Manager304-932-7158laura.jordan@amwater.com Union Sportsmen’s Alliance and West Virginia American Water Complete New Accessible Fishing Pier at Coonskin Park CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Dec. 2, 2015) – A new fishing pier at Coonskin Park designed to accommodate individuals For Immediate Release | Union Sportsmen’s Alliance and West Virginia American Water Complete New Accessible Fishing Pier at Coonskin Parkwith physical disabilities was unveiled at a ribbon cutting today by the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA), West Virginia American Water and local union volunteers. The project, valued at $60,000, is a joint effort between the USA’s Work Boots … Continue reading For Immediate Release | Union Sportsmen’s Alliance and West Virginia American Water Complete New Accessible Fishing Pier at Coonskin Park 11-15-2015

Explorers to Spend a Year in the Boundary Waters 8-8-2015

Dear Friend,Starting September 23, explorers Dave and Amy Freeman will launch their canoe in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness for a yearlong “adventure advocacy” expedition, continuing their mission to gain permanent protection for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness from proposed sulfide-ore copper mining with A Year in the Wilderness.As a member of the Outdoor Writers Association of America, I thought you might be interested in learning about their adventures and their efforts to protect America’s most visited Wilderness Area and support the Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters.Below is a release detailing their upcoming adventure. Please reach out … Continue reading Explorers to Spend a Year in the Boundary Waters 8-8-2015

Sportsman’s Lodges March Newsletter 3-4-2015

3/5/2015   Sportsman’s Lodge Last Month of Ice Fishing Here we are in the last month of the season. More sun, warmer days and active walleyes are what we have in our sights. It will be a fun month of fishing!  Currently we have houses scattered anywhere from 25’-31’ in the mud and on the reefs, 5 to 18 miles away.  The action has been hit and misses. Some days the catching is real good and the others a little less, all in all the fishing is good. Vexilar/Fish Finder users tend to have the best success. Read more…  Fish House … Continue reading Sportsman’s Lodges March Newsletter 3-4-2015

Eagle River, Wisconsin Snowmobile/X-C ski/Snowshoe/Winter Activity Report. February 22, 2015.

NEW:  EAGLE RIVER, WISCONSIN SNOW REPORT, as of February 22, 2015. (For lovers of snowmobiling, X-C skiing, and snowshoeing).  Information on EACH ACTIVITY – -snowmobiling, X-C skiing and snowshoeing – – is discussed in detail.  In addition Eagle River winter activities and special events are listed at the end of the report. EDITOR’S NOTE:  NO REPORT WILL BE ISSUED ON MARCH 2, 2015.  REPORT WILL RESUME ON ITS REGULAR SCHEDULE ON MARCH 9, 2015. *EAGLE RIVER, WISCONSIN, Snowmobile Capital of the World.®. Here is some important and detailed information about the trails and snowmobile opportunities in the Eagle River area: … Continue reading Eagle River, Wisconsin Snowmobile/X-C ski/Snowshoe/Winter Activity Report. February 22, 2015.

Northwoods Wisconsin Fishing/Outdoor Report. February 8, 2015.

As of February 8, 2015. Outdoor, Fishing, and Hunting Reports (and weekly calendars) for: * Eagle River, Wisconsin; EDITOR’S NOTE:  THERE WILL BE NO CENTRAL WISCONSIN REPORT THIS WEEK AS NO INFORMATION WAS RECEIVED FROM OUR SOURCES. *As of February 8, 2015: THIS WEEK’S HEADLINE:   *  Northern and panfish providing a good to excellent bite, with walleye good, and some largemouth bass being caught ; all in the Eagle River, Wisconsin area.   WEEKLY OUTDOOR, FISHING AND HUNTING REPORTS, followed by calendar highlights:     ***Eagle River, Wis. (VILAS COUNTY) — as of February 9, 2015:   Northern and … Continue reading Northwoods Wisconsin Fishing/Outdoor Report. February 8, 2015.

Event Invitation: Muskie Expo Milwaukee 2-1-2015

Doug Reuter invited you to his event Muskie Expo Milwaukee Fri Feb 13 at 2:00pm to Sun Feb 15 at 3:00pm Milwaukee Muskie Expo in Milwaukee, Wisconsin Join Maybe Decline Only at Muskie Expo can you see the latest in Muskie-fishing innovations, visit with the pros to learn tactics and strategies first-hand, and evaluate thousands of products – all under one roof! We we… Continue reading Event Invitation: Muskie Expo Milwaukee 2-1-2015

Northwoods Wisconsin Fishing/Outdoor Report. February 1, 2015.

As of February 1, 2015. Outdoor, Fishing, and Hunting Reports (and weekly calendars) for: * Eagle River, Wisconsin; * Central Wisconsin Lakes AND the Wisconsin River in Wisconsin¹s Marathon and Lincoln Counties (near Mosinee and Wausau). *As of February 2, 2015: THIS WEEK¹S HEADLINE: * Northern and panfish putting on a good to excellent bite, with walleye good, and largemouth bass providing ancillary hits to those going for northern and panfish; all in the Eagle River, Wisconsin area. * Walleye, northern, panfish and catfish putting on a very good bite;all in and amidst the lakes and the Wisconsin River in … Continue reading Northwoods Wisconsin Fishing/Outdoor Report. February 1, 2015.