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Ice Fishing in Wisconsin

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  • 12/21/2015 11:50:00 AM
  • 12/10/2015 10:10:00 AM
    Steve Suman The unusually mild December weather persists in the North Woods, with highs in the 40s and lows in the low 30s this week, and a few chances of snow. A look at the extended forecast shows temperatures in a slow decline throughout the remainder of the month. If any undone, pre-winter outdoor projects remain, you might want to tackle them...
  • 12/10/2015 10:00:00 AM
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  • 10/23/2015 1:10:00 PM
    MINNETONKA, Minn. (July 14, 2015) — Few can improve on perfection like MarCum®, but the brand has done it again this year with new flasher-sonar displays that prevents snow buildup and increases viewing angles, allowing easy sight lines from all sides on its traditional flashers. “MarCum’s legendary performance ha...
  • 10/13/2015 5:20:00 PM
    MINNETONKA, Minn. (July 14, 2015) — Providing power and portability in a fast-cutting, compact package, the new StrikeMaster® Lazer™ Lite 6-inch auger will keep ice anglers on the prowl without slowing ‘em down. “Built on a premier small-engine platform, this two-stroke, 6-inch auger runs smooth, clean and quiet, with s...
  • 9/30/2015 12:25:00 PM
    MINNETONKA, Minn. (July 14, 2015) — Few can improve on perfection like MarCum®, but the brand has done it again this year with new flasher-sonar displays that prevents snow buildup and increases viewing angles, allowing easy sight lines from all sides on its traditional flashers. “MarCum’s legendary performance has improved...
  • 9/29/2015 2:30:00 PM
    We know that it's almost 80 degrees Fahrenheit in parts of Wisconsin on September 28, but winter will arrive soon and lakes will freeze over for a season of ice fishing. Start organizing Winter Free Fishing Weekend events in your community and invite adults who missed out as kids! A planning form is available online. Fill it out, send it in and wil...
  • 2/10/2015 12:40:00 PM
    Kevin Fassbind earns title of Last Angler Standing 2/7/15-Madison, WI Thirteen anglers and 7 scorers showed up at 7AM for the second annual Ice Duels on Monona Bay.  The weather was perfect, the Bluegill’s were biting and everyone was eager to fish the only head to head, double elimination ice fishing tournament in America. ...
  • 2/5/2015 7:50:00 PM
    MILWAUKEE – Kids 15-years-old and younger are invited to discover the joys of ice fishing at the 24th annual Kids’ Ice Fishing Clinics on Saturday, Feb. 14, at park lagoons in Milwaukee and Waukesha counties. The free clinics will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants will receive instruction on the proper...
  • 1/30/2015 7:05:00 PM
    Do you have what it takes to be the “Last Angler Standing? Ice Duels is a competitive ice fishing tournament that pits anglers in head to head, 30 minute matches in a double elimination format. Sitting back to back, you have 30 minutes to outfish your opponent while a scorekeeper scores your fish before you release it.  Bluegill and cra...
  • 1/28/2015 1:05:00 PM
    Frequently Asked Questions - January 27, 2015 The Frequently Asked Questions features recent warden-related questions taken by wardens and the DNR Call Center. The Call Center is staffed daily, 7 a.m. - 10 p.m., and offers bilingual service in Spanish and Hmong. The number is 1-888-936-7463. Today's edition features q...
  • 12/11/2014 1:35:00 PM
    Eleven First Day Hikes to be held at state properties Jan. 1, 2015MADISON – Anyone looking to start their New Year’s resolution for better health can start the year off on the right foot by participating in any of 11 First Day Hikes that will be held at Wisconsin State Park properties on January 1.  -  Read...
  • 11/19/2014 11:20:00 AM
    Can you believe it? Lakes are already freezing over! Let us know what you have planned for a community ice fishing event on Free Fishing Weekend,January 17 & 18, 2015. Please use the planning form in the Free Fishing Weekend link: http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/fishing/anglereducation/FreeFishingWeekend.html We would be especially thrilled to...
  • 10/16/2014 12:00:00 AM
    Ice Duels 2015 Tournament ChallengeMinnesota-Montana-South Dakota-WisconsinLike NO other tournament you’ve seen! “A duel is an arranged engagement between two individuals, with matched weapons, in accordance with agreed-upon rules”.  Pre drilled holes, six feet apart, in a “Field of Honor” co...
  • 10/15/2014 12:00:00 AM
      Hours: Address: Fri. 1-9 p.m. Sat. 10-8 p.m.Sun. 10-3 p.m.12/13/2013 - 12/15/2013  The Patriot Center, 10101 Market Street Rothschild, Wisconsin 54474 "Rothschild is a suburb of Wausau, Wisconsin"  Web Page:  www.icefishingshow.com     ...
  • 4/17/2014 9:20:00 PM
    A whole new meaning to bringing home the trophy It’s estimated that there are just shy of two million ice fishermen across the United States. Of those, only five will be part of the USA Ice Fishing Team that will compete in the Ice Fishing World Championship in Finland next February. Open trials were held in Rhinelander during the t...
  • 4/8/2014 11:40:00 AM
    All 252 Wisconsin Kwik Trip stores statewide now carry On Wisconsin Outdoors.  To find a Kwik Trip nearest you, click here! This partnership makes the free issues of On Wisconsin Outdoorsavailable to the Wisconsin hunter and angler from Spooner and Hayward in the northwest, to Green Bay and Shawano in the northeast, to Lancas...
  • 1/29/2014 11:50:00 AM
    After spending a long and futile day ice fishing on Pewaukee Lake recently, Rich Heitman and Tyler Kinziger moved to Moose Lake in Waukesha County and found more cooperative water.  They caught and released nine pike, including this fatty held by Heitman that measured in at exactly 30 inches.
  • 1/29/2014 11:25:00 AM
    Steve Suman The forecast predicts more snow, cold, and wind, though with some slight improvement later in the week. Snowmobilers should take note: Riders report trail conditions across northwest Wisconsin are the best in years. “This will be a winter to remember,” says Pat at Happy Hooker, “with wind chill advisor...
  • 1/29/2014 11:20:00 AM
    By John Luthens Standing on the trestle bridge spanning the Milwaukee River in summer, I could look down at the island below the bridge and see the deep cuts of the river clearly.  Smallmouth bass fanned in the current and pike sulked along the weed lines.  In summer, the water below the bridge was a good five feet deep. There wa...
  • 1/29/2014 11:20:00 AM
    Uncle!!! We’ve had enough!  Another polar vortex, schools closed, temps 20 below, wind child to 50 below.  Hopefully Mother Nature will reward us with a nice February. When you could fish, catching wasn’t so bad.  Good reports from the less the average amount of anglers on the ice.  A few places seemed crowded if ac...
  • 1/29/2014 11:10:00 AM
    Lots of snow in Central Wisconsin is making for difficult travel on area lakes.  But for the anglers still willing and able to get out the bite has been good for big walleyes, nice crappies, some dandy catfish, and a few nice perch and pike. The best action has been early and late in the day on all species except the pike which have b...
  • 1/22/2014 12:20:00 PM
    Steve Suman The Hayward area enjoyed another short-lived break from the extreme cold Sunday as temperatures neared 30 degrees. However, this week’s forecast predicts single digit highs and lows dropping to double-digit subzero some nights. Pat at Happy Hooker says high and low pressure systems are making ice fishing a little confusing. &ld...
  • 1/22/2014 12:15:00 PM
    A combination of moon phase and weather conditions made for some slow fishing again this week, Fish are still being caught but the bite is slow and light. Ice conditions are making it pretty tough to get around as well, with all the cold weather there is plenty of ice but there is also a lot of snow piled on it and the weight of the snow is...