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  • FEEDING FRENZY
    With colder temperatures and about 3 inches of snow on the ground, whitetail deer are browsing on...
  • With the 2020 archery and crossbow deer hunting season underway, hunters are reminded by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to follow the deer carcass transport regulations and to dispose of deer carcass waste appropriately. 
    The movement of deer carcasses infected with chronic wasting disease (CWD) is
  • First buck
    Berklee Adamovich of Eagle River shot her first buck while hunting with her father, Jared Adamovich, during the youth gun deer hunt. —Contributed Photo
  • Last cast
    After telling his wife it was his last cast for the season before putting the boat away, Tim Cross caught and released this 21-inch smallmouth bass while fishing on the Eagle River Chain of Lakes. —Contributed Photo
  • Postman
    Bob “Postman” Vogt of Conover, recently caught this 15 1⁄2-inch crappie while fishing on a Vilas County lake. —Contributed Photo
  • First woman in Wisconsin’s history to hold position

    Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Secretary Preston Cole has appointed Heather Berklund as the department’s new chief state forester, which

  • Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) suspended phone ordering of 2020 annual vehicle admission stickers Oct. 26.
    Online and property-based sales of 2020 annual stickers are available. 
    With online annual vehicle admission stickers, a new offering in 2020, and
  • FIRST MUSKIE
    Anton Samrai of Chicago, Ill., caught and released this 41-inch, 21-pound muskie caught on...
  • Youths of all ages can earn their Wisconsin hunter education safety certification through a single, online-only hunter education course under a temporary change approved by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR).
    The temporary change allows those under age 18 to take the online-only course from
  • SPIESS WINS ST. GERMAIN MUSKIE TOURNEY WITH 50-INCH FISH FROM BIG ARBOR VITAE
    ST. GERMAIN —  Clayton Spiess of Eagle River caught a 50-inch  muskie to win the 32nd annual Greater Wisconsin Muskie Tournament held Oct. 3-4.
    Spiess caught the hefty muskie on Big Arbor Vitae Lake, earning him the Marv Heeler Award.
    The second place fish was a
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