Outdoor/Recreations

Wisconsin falconer guilty of Lacey Act Violation

MADISON, WIS. – Scott C. Blader, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that James Kitzman, 69, Oak Creek, Wisconsin, pleaded guilty Monday, December 30, 2019 in U.S. District Court in Madison to conspiracy to violate the Lacey Act for his role in illegally bartering a northern goshawk.  This charge carries maximum…

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Former Minnesota hunting guide guilty of Lacey Act Violation

Scott C. Blader, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Jeff Althoff, 32, Greensboro, North Carolina, pleaded guilty Monday, December 30, 2019 in U.S. District Court in Madison to violating the Lacey Act by falsely labeling wildlife and transporting it across state lines.  This charge carries maximum penalties of one year…

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Keystone: ‘You kinda look like a deer’

Conservation Warden Clark Delzer was walking among the jammed parking areas surrounding a Shawano County public hunting area on opening day of the 2019 gun-deer season when he was a bit stunned by what he saw. “I see this dog running up to me,” Warden Clark said of a golden retriever that seemed to be…

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Wisconsin concludes 168th nine-day gun deer season

As Wisconsin hunters put another gun deer season in the books, preliminary license sale, harvest registration and hunting incident numbers are now available. Wisconsin’s hunting legacy runs deep, and hunters are encouraged to share their stories from this year’s deer hunt – the funny ones, the big buck stories and the stories of the ones…

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