Outdoors

Records are meant to be broken, but really? Grass carp record changes hands in 2.5 hours – Weekly News

Contact(s): Karl Scheidegger, state fish records coordinator, 608-267-9426 Karl.Scheidegger@wisconsin.gov MADISON – State fish records have been falling fast this summer but none faster than for an invasive species shot with a bow and arrow and hauled from the Mississippi River. Michael Mahnke of Waukesha shot a 38-1/4 inch, 34 pound, …

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Raging flood no match for WDNR wardens on rescue missions in Vernon County; Thanks to Viola Fire Dept.

By: Joanne M. Haas/WDNR Bureau of Law Enforcement WDNR wardens equipped with boats, training and a lot of guts rescued residents and pets from flooded Vernon County homes Tuesday night when the Kickapoo River roared into La Farge and Viola with a fury and force that unearthed buildings, fuel tanks, …

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Shoot a bow, tag a monarch or go for a paddle this September at Horicon Marsh News Release

Contact(s): Liz Herzmann, DNR wildlife conservation educator, 920-387-7893 HORICON, Wis. – Beat those back-to-school blues this September at Horicon Marsh. Help tag a monarch before its journey to Mexico, stop in for a hoot of a story at the marsh, join DNR staff for the last guided paddle of the …

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