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Lakeland Times, Minocqua, Wisconsin
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 7:30 AM
The annual banquet for the Northwoods Youth Deer Hunting Challenge (NYDHC) has been set for 2 p.m. on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 in the commons area of the Lakeland Union High School. (subscriber access)
  • NRB hears bear, raccoon rule changes
    Last month’s Natural Resources Board (NRB) meeting brought approval of some rule change packages that have been in the works for several months. One of those was some rule changes needed in conjunction with the 2019-2029 bear management plan. (subscriber access)
  • The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is now accepting applications for its annual Wisconsin Hunter Ethics Award.

    Established in 1997, the Hunter Ethics Award recognizes a hunter whose action is symbolic of Wisconsin's hunting heritage. 
  • 16th annual NYDHC banquet a rewarding experience
    The deer harvest was down this year across the state and especially up north, but that didn’t dampen the spirits of 170 youth hunters who participated in this year’s Northwoods Youth Deer Hunt Challenge (NYDHC). (subscriber access)
  • In 2014, County Deer Advisory Councils (CDACs) were established as a way to better involve the public in deer management, and they were given great responsibility. (subscriber access)
  • The annual banquet for the Northwoods Youth Deer Hunting Challenge (NYDHC) has been set for 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020 in the commons area of the Lakeland Union High School. (subscriber access)
  • The circumstances surrounding the illegal and accidental shooting of two bull elk in Rusk County on the third day of the gun deer season will not be released until after Department of Natural Resources game wardens finish their investigation and the Rusk County district attorney settles on possible charges or penalties. (subscriber access)
  • 2020-2030 Ruffed Grouse Plan gets NRB nod
    In recent years, there has been a good deal of concern among stakeholders around the declining ruffed grouse populations in Wisconsin. In fact in 2017, the Wisconsin Conservation Congress went to the Natural Resources Board (NRB), asking for help in looking into what the issues and stressors may have been to these populations. Many had come forward with concerns, and the board took action, asking the Department to come up with a plan, and to look into issues that surrounded the ruffed grouse. (subscriber access)
  • A legendary love of deer hunting
    Kay Nicklaus learned early on in her marriage to husband Ronald how powerful an influence deer hunting can be. (subscriber access)
  • The annual banquet for the Northwoods Youth Deer Hunting Challenge (NYDHC) has been set for 2 p.m. on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 in the commons area of the Lakeland Union High School. (subscriber access)
  • Preliminary deer harvest numbers drastically down this season
    The preliminary harvest totals from Wisconsin’s traditional nine-day gun deer hunt are in and they reveal the 2019 season was some tough hunting.

    The state harvest of 160,769 deer was down 24.9% from 2018 when 213,972 deer were taken. Every Deer Management Zone (DMZ) in the state saw at least a 20% drop. (subscriber access)
  • A couple weeks ago, I was watching out my window at work as the day got cloudier and windier with each passing hour. As the weather got more miserable, each minute got longer and longer until I could barely sit still. The skies were creating perfect duck conditions and I couldn’t wait to get on the lake. (subscriber access)
  • Opening weekend harvest numbers down
    The preliminary harvest totals from opening weekend of the gun deer season are in and the numbers are down from a year ago. This year in Wisconsin, 90,286 deer were harvested by gun and registered during the opening weekend in comparison to 123,090 deer taken during the 2018 opener. (subscriber access)
  • For opening day of deer hunting this year I returned to my hometown and my home marsh, which I have not hunted for years. Located just outside of Beaver Dam, Shaw Marsh is 900 acres of public wilderness surrounded by an ocean of farm fields. It’s mostly cattails, but it has scattered uplands and woods and I know that piece of land like no other. (subscriber access)
  • Early success
    Tom Hilbert shot his buck from a tree stand during the first 15 minutes of the opening day of the gun deer season on Saturday, Nov. 23. He was the only successful hunter out of 14 on day one of the gun deer season at the Bower’s Nest deer camp in Boulder Junction.
  • 2019 gun deer season preview
    The 2019 deer gun season opens tomorrow and despite last winter, which saw severe Winter Severity Index (WSI) readings across the north, hunters in the Northwoods should encounter a healthy deer herd. (subscriber access)
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