On Air Now

Current Show

The Mark Levin Show   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Call The Mark Levin Show at 1-877-381-3811

Show Info »

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »


Listen Live Now » 550 AM Wausau, WI 99.9 FM Stevens Point, WI


Current Conditions(Wausau,WI 54403)

More Weather »
73° Feels Like: 73°
Wind: SE 0 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip


Partly Cloudy 62°


Thunderstorms 79°

Fri Night

Thunderstorms 66°


DNR approves longer mourning dove, early teal duck hunt

Mourning Dove
Mourning Dove

MILWAUKEE (WTAQ) - Wisconsin hunters are about to have a longer mourning dove season, and an early teal-only duck hunt.

The state Natural Resources Board approved both changes Wednesday at its meeting in Milwaukee.

The teal-only duck hunt runs from September 1st through 7th, before the start of the normal duck season. Only green and blue-winged teal can be taken, with a daily bag limit of six.

Also, 20 days will be added to the dove season starting this fall. It will end on November 29th instead of the 9th.

The DNR's migratory bird game ecologist, Kent Van Horn, says duck hunters have asked for their changes for many years. Wisconsin has around 130,000 migratory bird hunters.

(Story courtesy of Wheeler News Service)