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Hard to believe we’re on the cusp of 2015. The older we get, the faster these years smoke by, especially I think when the calendar is not marked not by the months of the year, but by…sturgeon spear, steelhead run, turkey hunt, open fish……. Isn’t it a fun being an outdoorsman in Wisconsin?
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Ice Fishing in Wisconsin
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
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"
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
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...