New Rules are in Place for Catfish

Emergency Rules in Place for Harvesting Catfish by Hand, Bow and Crossbow

Emergency rules establishing bag limits, season dates, and other regulations for harvesting catfish with a bow, crossbow or by hand are now in place while Department of...

First State Live Release Fish Records Set

  Six traditional records fall in a stringer of great fish tales Four Wisconsin anglers have reeled in their place in fishing history by establishing the first state records...

Wife Honors Warden Don Beghin: Donates to Endangered Resources Fund

In life, and now in death, former Wisconsin Chief Conservation Warden Don Beghin has protected Wisconsin's rare wildlife. Don passed away on Nov. 1, 2018, and after his...

Flood Damage may Delay Opening of Columbia County Shooting Range

  The planned June opening of the nearly complete Columbia County Public Target Range is now likely to be delayed due to flood damage at the site. Recent heavy...

Be Sure Before You Bait Deer Check Out DNR Online Tools

Before taking part in upcoming hunting seasons or placing feed for wildlife, hunters and wildlife watchers should be sure to check which counties currently prohibit wildlife baiting...

A rare Wisconsin songbird flies into the record books again

Wisconsin conservation biologists are eagerly awaiting the return of Kirtland's warblers, hopefully including an Adams County bird that flew to fame in 2015 when researchers found it...

Try These Bassin’ Basics for Success During the Dog Days of Summer

While longtime DNR fisheries biologist Brian Brecka takes pride in being a multispecies angler, he typically finds time to catch a bass or two on each of...
Eagles Nest Numbers are Soraing in WI- Photo Credit WI DNR ! Outdoor Newspaper

Bald Eagle Nest Numbers Soar | Walworth County Documents First Nest

Wisconsin's bald eagle population continues to reach new heights as 2018 nest surveys revealed a record number of nests statewide. Walworth County confirmed its first documented nest in...
Wisconsin Daily Trail and Park Admission Passes Available Friday, Sept. 4

Wisconsin Daily Trail and Park Admission Passes Available Friday, Sept. 4

Daily trail and park admission passes will again be sold at all state park system properties beginning on Friday, Sept. 4, 2020. While the options for purchasing a...
The spotlight is on women who hunt in the latest issue of the DNR's quarterly magazine. Photo Credit: Erik Barber

Fall Issue Of Wisconsin Natural Resources Highlights Women Who Hunt News Release

The spotlight is on women who hunt in the latest issue of the DNR's quarterly magazine.   The Fall issue of Wisconsin Natural Resources overflows with information about the...