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Deer status meetings added

Spring fish and wildlife hearings
planned in every county April 14

Dozens of advisory questions on hunting and fishing topics will be up for a vote at the 2014 Spring Fish and Wildlife Hearings next Monday, April 14, across the state.

A trolling rule change is the only proposed specific rule change to be voted on at the 2014 hearings, which will be held in each Wisconsin county starting at 7 p.m. (See story on trolling question on front page.)

The hearings in this area will be at the St. Germain Elementary School for Vilas County; at the James William Middle School in Rhinelander for Oneida County; and at Crandon High School for Forest County.

People interested in natural resources management

Tuesday, April 08, 2014 12:50 PM
 
Private, tribal hatcheries get grants to increase walleye production: Stepp
Private and tribal fish hatcheries will get $2 million in state grants for producing larger walleyes for stocking in Wisconsin lakes.                                                     —Contributed Photo

Six private and three tribal fish hatcheries — including the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians — will get a total of $2 million in one-time grants for projects that will increase their capacity to produce larger walleye for stocking in Wisconsin by 470,000 fish per year, state fisheries officials say.

The hatcheries are receiving the grants from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) as part of a competitive grant process funded through

Tuesday, April 08, 2014 12:49 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, April 08, 2014 1:34 PM )
 
Youths turkey hunt scheduled this weekend

It couldn’t get much easier to take a youngster hunting than the spring turkey hunt for youths this Saturday and Sunday, April 12-13.

Parents, guardians and mentors can take any youth ages 10 through 15, who has a tag and license, on the special turkey hunt.

The first of six regular seven-day turkey hunting seasons will start Wednesday, April 16.

The two-day spring youth hunt, initiated in 2007,

Tuesday, April 08, 2014 12:47 PM
 
Groups can apply for tourney applications

Organizers of fishing tournaments planning events for 2015 may now apply for their permits, according to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR).

New this year, the applications will be reviewed as they come in and awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, state fisheries officials said.

“We’re awarding permits on a first-come, first-served basis to improve the process for organizers and DNR biologists,” said Jon Hansen, the DNR fish biologist who works on tournament issues. “So get your applications in for both 2014 and 2015 as soon as you can to ensure your spot.”

There is a cap on the maximum amount of tournament fishing pressure allowed

Tuesday, April 08, 2014 12:47 PM
 
Class offered for ski patrol

Outdoor enthusiasts age 16 and older may enroll in an Outdoor Emergency Care (OEC) course being offered at Minocqua Winter Park.

The class will meet weekly on a time and day yet to be determined. An organizational session will be held May 3 at 9 a.m.

The course will run approximately 20 weeks with sessions of three to four hours each, with additional home study required.

Instructors from area ski patrols

Tuesday, April 01, 2014 1:14 PM
 
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