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DNR report offers information on deer harvest, accidents, more
By Ken Anderson
News Correspondent

A detailed report of the deer harvest, deer hunting accidents and hunter recruitment is published every year by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Bureau of Integrated Science Services.

Coordinated by Brian Dhuey and other staff, the report offers hunters and general readers a summary of harvest statistics by DNR regions and by deer management unit, by county, by gun, by archery and by muzzleloader.

The publication, called the 2012 Wisconsin Big Game Hunting Summary,

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 3:28 PM
Bo-Boen club sets snomo safety class

The Bo-Boen Snowmobile Club’s snowmobile safety education class will be held Friday and Saturday, Dec. 27-28.

To register for the Bo-Boen class, contact Peggy Ausloos at (715) 542-3548 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

All students are required to obtain a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) customer identification number as part of the criteria to graduate from any recreational safety class and provide that number to their instructor.

Students can obtain a number from St. Germain Sport Marine

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 3:28 PM
Gun deer hunt starts Saturday
Gun deer hunters will take to the forests of Vilas, Oneida and Forest counties starting this Saturday, Nov. 23. Little tracking snow is in the forecast for this week, though there are predictions of snow and cold for opening day.                                 —STAFF PHOTO

Hundreds of thousands of Wisconsinites and visiting nonresidents eagerly await the arrival of the 2013 nine-day gun deer season, which runs from this Saturday, Nov. 23, to Sunday, Dec. 1.

“Nearly 10% of Wisconsin residents will take to the field for the annual hunt, along with thousands more who will participate by providing food, lodging and other services.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 2:56 PM
Five of six wolf zones closed
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has closed five of the six wolf harvest zones to hunting and trapping of gray wolves effective Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 6 p.m.

As of Monday, Nov. 18, hunters and trappers have harvested 210 wolves in the states. The statewide quota is 251 wolves.

The only zone that remains open is Zone 3 with a quota of 71 wolves; just 28 have been harvested. Zone 3 is a narrow band of counties in northwest Wisconsin stretching from Taylor County to Burnett County.

Zone 2 in northeast Wisconsin includes most of Vilas, Oneida, Forest,

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 2:55 PM
Muskie league
The Monday Night Muskie League crowned this year’s winners recently at Holiday Lodge in Phelps. This year’s champions were Denoyer’s Destroyers, second went to Lumpy’s Bar & Grill and third was Holiday Lodge. Team Denoyer’s Destroyers team members included, above from left, Brent Kiedrowski, Al Shroeder, John Wroblewski, Lindsey Adamovich and Jared Adamovich. Not pictured is John Bennett.      —Contributed Photo
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 2:53 PM