Bowhunting Blog

Man Lobbies for the Wild Turkey

turkey flock in field

Butch Koch keeps working to get Wisconsin lawmakers to designate wild turkeys as the state game bird. Here’s a look at what he’s up to and why…. Read more…

Deer Hunting Conspiracy Theories

Get out your tinfoil hats and tune in to IKOD (I’m Kooky Over Deer) Radio for deer hunting’s latest rumors and deer hunting conspiracy theories…. Read more…

Bowhunting Success On Wisconsin Opener

In spite of warm temps and a full moon, Tom Alford and Justin Zarr moved in on a hot food source and put fresh venison on the… Read more…

Wisconsin Reviewing More Public-Land Sales

Wisconsin DNR is now in the final phase of land evaluations to offer state-owned hunting and fishing property for sale…. Read more…

Don’t Mess With Hunters: Hunter Harassment Outlawed

Back Tags Dead

A tip of the camo cap came from Wisconsin hunters as Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill prohibiting people from bothering hunters in the Wisconsin… Read more…

Railroads are Cutting Off Hunters from Public Lands

Few Wisconsinites were shocked in early March when the state Senate’s Judiciary and Public Safety Committee ignored a bill to let people once again… Read more…

Wisconsin Continues Public-Land Sell-Off Efforts

Wisconsin’s seven-citizen Natural Resources Board approved the eventual sale of about 5,700 acres of state-owned wildlife lands when it met in late… Read more…

Discounting License Prices Doesn’t Spur Sales in Wisconsin

Recent hunting-license sales in Wisconsin suggest the state is getting little benefit from its Legislature’s experiment to increase participation by… Read more…

Wisconsin DNR’s CWD Policy Fails the Public

Thirty-some years ago critics routinely accused the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources of fear-mongering when it released its annual… Read more…

Crossbows Make Presence Known in Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s first crossbow season for white-tailed deer helped generate a record archery buck kill of 46,201 and a record 275,417 licensed bow hunters… Read more…

Wisconsin Wants Hunters to “Think Pink” This Fall

In an attempt to bring more women hunters into the woods this fall, two state legislators have proposed a bill to legalize blaze pink camo as an… Read more…

CWD Worsens in Wisconsin

Despite sampling the second-lowest number of deer in Wisconsin’s 14-year CWD-testing program in 2014, its Department of Natural documented a record 6.1… Read more…