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  • 2/18/2020 7:15:00 AM
    February 17, 2020 Steve Suman This week will bring an “interesting” mix of weather that includes snow, wintry mix, freezing drizzle, sunshine, and temperatures ranging from a low of about -15 degrees to a high in the low 40s! Overall, the area should offer very good conditions for the 46th Annual American Birkebeiner Wednesd...
  • 2/18/2020 7:10:00 AM
    ishing WisconsinWinnebago System sturgeon spearing 2020 February 17, 2020. There were 30 lake sturgeon harvested from the Winnebago System today with 23 fish coming from Lake Winnebago and 7 from the Upriver Lakes. Stockbridge Harbor led the way with 7 fish registered followed by Jim and Linda's with 6 and Payne's Point and Wendt's each with 5 ...
  • 2/17/2020 7:50:00 AM
    Brandon Lamers registerd the largest fish on the Upriver Lakes on 2/15/2020. Brandon registered his 63.1 pound, 61.3 inch lake sturgeon at Indian Point. February 16, 2020. The 2nd weekend of the 2020 sturgeon spearing season has now concluded. The 41 fish harvested from Lake Winnebago today was the 2nd highest daily harvest for the season, be...
  • 2/14/2020 6:20:00 AM
    Diana Sanders registered the biggest fish of the day on 2/12/2020. She registered her 111.5 pound, 72.8 inch fish at Critter's! February 13, 2020. - There were 27 lake sturgeon harvested on day 6 of the 2020 sturgeon spear fishery on the Winnebago System. Today's harvest of 17 fish from Lake Winnebago brings the season total to 143 fish, ...
  • 2/13/2020 8:15:00 AM
    Daily Recap and Highlights   Today was day 4 of the 2020 sturgeon spearing season, meaning that 25% of the season is now complete. There were 35 lake sturgeon harvested today with 15 fish coming from Lake Winnebago and 20 from the Upriver Lakes. The Upriver Lakes harvest included 4 ad...
  • 2/13/2020 8:15:00 AM
    Enroll in DMAP to improve wildlife habitat and hunting experiences on the property you own or hunt! Healthy habitat is the key to sustainable wildlife populations, and the Deer Management Assistance Program provides habitat management resources for a wide variety of species and outcomes on properties of any size. The benefits available through DMA...
  • 2/12/2020 7:50:00 AM
    February 10, 2020 Steve Suman   The past weekend saw reasonably moderate temperatures (for February), but this week will see a return to more typical temperatures, with lows dropping to double-digit subzero numbers a few nights. Some wind and flurries in the forecast, too, with high temperatures ranging from 4-32 degrees.   “Fi...
  • 2/12/2020 7:50:00 AM
    Daily Recap and Highlights   There were 32 lake sturgeon harvested during day 3 of the 2020 sturgeon spearing season on the Winnebago System. The 13 fish registered from Lake Winnebago today bring the season total to 87 fish, while the 19 fish registered on the Upriver Lakes bring that season t...
  • 2/10/2020 1:00:00 PM
    We are hosting an all-women’s event August 7-9th at Camp Bird in Crivitz, WI for ages 18 and up, where we are offering outdoor activities in a welcome, unpretentious environment. We are partnering with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, local chapters of nonprofit organizations, and area businesses to offer you this opportu...
  • 2/10/2020 1:00:00 PM
    WI Sport Show Tickets on sale now Wisconsin Sport Show Tickets on Sale Now!March 20-22, 2020 - Chippewa Valley Expo Center, Eau Claire Discount tickets now on sale for only $7* onlineor pick them up at Eau Claire Festival Food locations andMenards stores in Eau ...
  • 2/10/2020 12:45:00 PM
    Attention Sturgeon Spearing Enthusiasts:   Day 1 of the 2020 spearing season went about as expected.  Due to variable ice conditions throughout Lake Winnebago, the DNR was anticipating a reduction in spearing effort for the opener. Further, the unfavorable water clarity was expec...
  • 2/10/2020 12:45:00 PM
    Daily Recap and Highlights   Snow, snow, and more snow! Day 2 of the 2020 sturgeon spearing season was highlighted by snow storm Eleanor and big fish. The largest fish of the day was 142.3 pounds, 80.0 inches, and registered at Wendt's by William Thern. Andrew Dumask's 139.3 pound, 78.2 in...
  • 2/10/2020 12:15:00 PM
    Sign up now for the Fishing for Dinner class in Onalaska, near La Crosse.   Classroom sessions will be held at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Center in Onalaska.  We'll fish from the Water's Edge Resort in Stoddard. Registration deadline is February 12 and the form is found here. The 5-session class begins on Februa...
  • 2/10/2020 12:10:00 PM
    Dear Winnebago System Sturgeon Spearing Enthusiasts: The 2020 sturgeon spearing season will commence in less than 24 hours and some spearers are likely already on the ice cutting holes and setting up their shanties. I’d like to first wish everyone a safe and enjoyable spearing season! Hopefully these cooler nights will firm up ice ...
  • 2/7/2020 6:55:00 AM
    The past few weeks have been tough going for fishermen in the central and north central Wisconsin area.  We have had very unfavorable ice conditions combined with lots of snow and slush to say the least. This season is starting out much like last season ended with a mess?  But even with the adverse conditions we have been able to get ou...
  • 2/7/2020 6:40:00 AM
    Anglers All reports: The cold temps will hopefully continue and more ice will be made in the next couple of weeks. The Ashland side of the Bay has more than a foot of ice. There are anglers using ATV's, snowmobiles and walking out. We encourage you to always bring your ice bar and have flotation with you for safety. Be cautious and check your way. ...
  • 2/7/2020 6:35:00 AM
    Weekly NewsPublished February 4, 2020     Enjoy And Help Care For State Natural Areas This Winter DNR Approves 10-Year Trout Management Plan Invite A Pal For Take A Friend Snowmobiling Week   Index Next   Enjoy And Help Care For State Natural Areas This Winter Decade Of Growth Safeguards More Rare Wild...
  • 2/3/2020 12:10:00 PM
    Lakes    Aerial view of the Lower Menominee River flowing into Green Bay.Photo credit: Brian Holbrook, Bird's Eye Aviation Contact(s): Stephen Galarneau, DNR Office of Great Waters Director, 608-266-1956, Stephen.Galarneau@wisconsin.govFebruary 3, 2020 at 8:26:06 am Editor's Note: Watch how the Wisconsin DNR partnered with loca...
  • 2/3/2020 11:50:00 AM
    Anglers All reports: We have had reports that the Ashland side of the Bay has more than a foot of ice. There are anglers using ATV’s, snowmobiles and walking out. We encourage you to always bring your ice bar and have flotation with you for safety. Be cautious and check your way. The ice off of second landing has produced some nice catch...
  • 2/3/2020 11:45:00 AM
    Published January 28, 2020     Excitement Builds Ahead Of Sturgeon Spearing Opener Remember Endangered Wildlife at Tax Time and Your Donation is Doubled OutWiGo Snow! At Willow River State Park Feb. 1   Index Next   Excitement Builds Ahead Of Sturgeon Spearing Opener Lake Winnebago System Sturgeon Seas...
  • 2/3/2020 9:55:00 AM
    Wind, cold and snow kept fishing pressure down this past week.  With those who did venture out, fair catches were reported.  Downsizing and finesse fishing were the key for getting fish on the ice.  There is good news though, with temperatures rising to the 30’s and overcast, this coming week should make for improved and comfor...
  • 2/3/2020 9:55:00 AM
    The CWD-Positive Wild Deer Harvested During 2019 Nine-Day Gun Deer Hunting Season    Contact(s): Ellen Barth, Wildlife Area Supervisor920-424-4003, Ellen.Barth@wisconsin.govJeff Pritzl, Wildlife District Supervisor, 920-662-5127, Jeffrey.Pritzl@wisconsin.govJanuary 23, 2020 at 8:09:20 am [EDITOR'S ADVISORY: This news releas...
  • 1/21/2020 11:40:00 AM
    January 20, 2020 Steve Suman   This week’s forecast indicates somewhat mild temperatures for this time of year, but includes some sun, strong winds, snow, wintry mix, and perhaps even rain on some days. Whatever weather you prefer (almost), you might see it this week!   “Winter weather returned to the Quiet Lakes,&rd...
  • 1/21/2020 11:30:00 AM
    Ice Anglers Urged to Use Caution, Check DNR Website for Possible Event Schedule Changes    People can fish without a license on Jan. 18-19 during Winter Free Fishing Weekend.Photo credit: DNR Contact(s): Theresa Stabo, R3 coordinator, 608-577-6332, Theresa.Stabo@wisconsin.govJanuary 16, 2020 at 2:43:01 pm MADISON, Wis. - The Wi...