OUTDOORS - Vilas County News-Review
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  • Big browns
    Peter Aerts of Eagle River made the trek to Lake Superior recently and was able to catch a couple of nice brown trout while trolling. —Contributed Photo
  • Big gill
    Zack Peterson caught this 10-inch bluegill fishing a Vilas County lake recently. With the spring thaw, ice depths continue to diminish. Anglers are urged to use caution. —Contributed Photo
  • CDAC MEETINGS TO USE CALL-IN FORMAT
    In light of COVID-19, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will suspend in-person County Deer Advisory Council (CDAC) meetings planned for discussing this year’s deer season antlerless permit recommendations and will instead use a call-in format. 
    Meeting dates and times in this area have
  • DU INVESTS NEARLY $3 MILLION IN WISCONSIN HABITAT PROJECTS
    Ducks Unlimited (DU) and numerous partners invested $2.7 million to protect, enhance or restore 11,656 acres of wetland and grassland habitat across 30 Wisconsin project sites in 2019, DU leaders announced last week.
    Partners included the
  • Due to new guidance from the Department of Health Services (DHS) that recommends canceling or postponing gatherings of 10 or more people to help protect Wisconsinites from the spread of COVID-19, the in-person portion of the 72 spring fish and game hearings that were to be held in each county on April 13 are
  • SPRING TURKEY BONUS PERMITS CAN BE PURCHASED THIS WEEK
    Spring turkey bonus harvest authorizations went on sale for each of the seven spring turkey hunting zones March 16 and will run through this Friday, March 20.
    Hunters are encouraged to
  • Headwaters Chapter of Muskies Inc. will host its 42nd annual awards banquet and fundraiser Saturday, April 18, at Whitetail Inn in St. Germain.
    A social hour will start at 5 p.m., and dinner will be at 6 p.m. Awards, raffles and auctions will follow the dinner. 
    The banquet will be open to the public and only
  • TOP MUSKIE GUIDES TO PRESENT AT NICOLET SEMINAR APRIL 3-4
    Muskie anglers looking to stack the odds in their favor are welcome to join some of the top muskie guides in the country for the 2020 Muskie Seminar Friday night and all day Saturday, April 3-4, at Nicolet College in Rhinelander.
    Participants will have the opportunity to
  • Winter is a great time to explore and help care for the State Natural Areas (SNA) that belong to all Wisconsinites. 
    There are more opportunities to do both in 2020, thanks to expansions of these sites over the past decade, and increased staff and volunteer capacity to
  • The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will accept applications for the 2020 elk hunting tags — the third elk hunt in state history —  until May 31. 

    Once widespread across North America, elk were eliminated from Wisconsin in
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