Subscriber Login

Forgot Your Username?
Forgot Your Password?

Antlerless deer tags available starting Aug. 18

Bonus antlerless deer carcass tags are available for purchase starting Monday, Aug. 18, at 10 a.m., but no permits are available in this three-county area.

Antlerless tags will be sold at a rate of one per person per day. Sales will continue until sold out or until the 2014 deer hunting season ends.

Tags will be available for

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 1:41 PM
Plum Creek DU to hold banquet

The Plum Creek chapter of Ducks Unlimited (DU) in Sayner will hold its 2014 summer banquet Tuesday, Aug. 26, at Clearview Supper Club on Big St. Germain Lake in St. Germain, and tickets are available now for the general public.

Tickets are priced at $50 per person, $90 for couples or $275 for sponsors. All tickets will be held at the door.

For those not receiving an invitation in the mail,

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 1:40 PM
Funny Farm Fisheries offers fishing in Sayner
Funny Farm Fisheries is now offering fee fishing for rainbow trout in Sayner off Plum Lake Drive. The business will clean and pack any fish caught on location.       —Contributed Photo

Funny Farm Fisheries — a fee fishing area for rainbow trout — recently opened for business in Sayner and will hold a grand opening celebration during Colorama this fall.

The business is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily at 2916 Plum Lake Dr., according to CEO Russ Davis. Kerri We­berg serves as president and Todd Weberg is vice president.

Second-phase plans for the business

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 1:39 PM
Fall turkey permits to remain at same level in northern zones
The Department of Natural Resources has issued more than 96,000 permits for the fall turkey hunting season, including 1,000 tags in Zone 7 here. Experts said winter mortality  was localized, so the permit level was not lowered.                 —STAFF PHOTO

Fall turkey permit availability in 2014 will be equal to the number offered during the 2013 fall season, including 1,000 permits in Zone 7 for units in this region of the North Woods.

A total of 96,700 permits will be available statewide, with permits allocated to specific turkey management zones based on the amount of habitat available and relative size of turkey population.

Fall permit levels are set by the Wisconsin Department

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 2:39 PM
Public hearings will gather input on waterfowl season structure
The public can provide input on the fall waterfowl hunting season in Wisconsin. The final season structure will be set by the Natural Resources Board Aug. 13.     —STAFF PHOTO

The Mississippi Flyway Council was scheduled to meet in July to analyze survey data and make recommendations to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on waterfowl hunting regulations.

The council includes waterfowl specialists and wildlife directors from 17 U.S. states and Canadian Provinces.

Recommendations from the council will help the U.S. Fish

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 2:38 PM