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WILDLIFE AT LARGE-   Capture wildlife with a camera, a bow or firearm. The over 150,000 acres of public land in Washburn County offer superb opportunities to capture that record whitetail deer, black bear, waterfowl, grouse, wild turkey and other small game. Call the Washburn County Forestry at (715) 635-4490 for more info about hunting on county forest land.

See County Section Maps for location of county land (shown in green patches.)

 Hunting- Big Game or Small

You can also check with the local DNR office for seasons, permits and fees.

For the hunters, many of our resorts offer processing and freezing services.

Hunters please note:
PROTECTED SPECIES - have found refuge here. Wolves, Bald Eagles, Osprey and Loons are among the those that reside in our wild and even not so wild areas. There have been reports of moose, and cougar also in the area occasionally. Know what you are shooting at before you pull the trigger or bow string. We will all thank you for it.