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Join DNR wildlife experts Tuesday for a live, online chat at noon, to hear about the DNR's Keep Wildlife Wild campaign. Talk to the experts about why it’s important to leave wild animals in the wild and to call the DNR or a licensed wildlife rehabilitator first if y...
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Ice Fishing in Wisconsin
2/10/2015 12:40:00 PM
Kevin Fassbind earns title of Last Angler Standing
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
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...