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  • 4/5/2013 3:50:00 PM
    April 1, 2013 By: Bureau of Law Enforcement special Young hunter shows ethics is what you do when no one is watchingLandowner doesn’t let property line ruin first-time hunter’s day with dad Kevin Zarecki let go of the impressive buck he shot on his property after he met the father-daughter hunting team whose first successful shots at...
  • 4/5/2013 1:50:00 PM
    By Wayne Morgenthaler April 1st ice fishing and trout report In Richland County, ice fishing is just about done on the back waters near Lone Rock.  The best bite is still the last hour before darkness.  The more aggressive fish are just below the ice.  This means to walk softly and not make too much noise.  The majority of the...
  • 4/5/2013 1:30:00 PM
    By Dave Hraychuck Of the more popular game species, the eastern wild turkey seems to present the biggest culinary challenge. Dry, not much taste, and tough are just a few of the adjectives that are commonly associated with wild turkey. The traditional methods of cooking turkey are usually grilling or roasting them whole, Thanksgiving style, but th...
  • 4/5/2013 12:45:00 PM
    Plenty of ice still hanging on for ice fisherman as we enter April and the start of the open water walleye season on the river. Hooksetters Guide Phil Schweik with a couple of nice crappies through the ice. Hooksetters Guide Adam Rasmussen and John Sparbel with some nice open water walleyes. We are still catching lots of nice...
  • 4/5/2013 12:35:00 PM
    Fishing Guide Roger LaPenter from Anglers All, (715)-682-5754,  http://www.anglersallwisconsin.com reports: Ice Fishing is still happening on Chequamegon Bay. The fishing seems to be getting better but traveling around is really getting tougher. There are some slush holes to be aware of. Roger says snowmobiles and 4-wheelers are the only sour...
  • 4/3/2013 4:35:00 PM
    There was a slight improvement with the crappie fishing this past week. The fish were suspended 10-20 ft over thirty feet of water. 1/32 oz jigs tipped with hair caught the most fish. Many lookers and many holes as fish covered a large area. It appeared that many of the fish would follow the bait 10 feet up before striking. Perch were relating to t...
  • 4/2/2013 1:35:00 PM
    By: Steve Suman Two weeks into spring and it still looks like winter! The forecast for this week predicts fluctuating temperatures and various types of precipitation, but in general shows a gradual warming trend. “There is still plenty of ice,” says Pat at Happy Hooker, “but the melting snow is creating some slushy areas on the ...
  • 3/28/2013 10:50:00 AM
    Open water anglers starting to wet their lines but ice fishing still going strong. With open water below many are dams anglers are starting to get out and wet their lines. A few nice walleyes have fallen to jigs in 1/8th and 1/4 ounce this past week and the bite will continue to get better as we move into the spring spawn.  Right now for cons...
  • 3/27/2013 4:45:00 PM
    Top international, national and state water leaders to speak at annual lakes convention GREEN BAY – The internationally renowned dean of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences, a pioneering federal fish and wildlife official, and Wisconsin’s top water leader are among the speakers headlining the annual Wisc...
  • 3/27/2013 4:35:00 PM
    2013 spring fish and wildlife rules hearings, conservation congress county meetings April 8 in every county of the state MADISON – The public will have an opportunity to weigh in on a wide variety of proposed fish and wildlife rule changes, and to propose other changes, at the 2013 Department of Natural Resources spring fish and wildlife rul...
  • 3/27/2013 3:55:00 PM
    Winter just won't let go here is Wisconsin. Last year you could drop the boat in the local lakes and this year we are staring at frozen lakes covered in snow. Hopefully by the fishing opener we will be able to fish in a boat. For people still hitting the ice, they are having success catching fish. The cloudy days are providing action late into t...
  • 3/27/2013 2:05:00 PM
    “The following articles on the tribal spearing issue in northern Wisconsin was provided to On Wisconsin Outdoors courtesy of the Lakeland Times in Minocqua.  To connect with the Lakeland Times or for subscription information, call 715-356-5236 or visit www.lakelandtimes.com.” By Reporter Joe VanDeLaarschot DNR: 197 Northwoods lak...
  • 3/25/2013 5:05:00 PM
    By Jerry Kiesow Editor’s note: To keep track of what he is doing and where, to see his photos and read some of his other writings, including his book, “Tales of The Peshtigo Putzer,” check out his website:  www.jerrykiesowoc.com Things haven’t been dull considering the weather It is the middle of March. I have been t...
  • 3/25/2013 4:35:00 PM
    Reports have been quiet lately due to slush and snow continuing to hold anglers back. Warm weather and sunshine later this week finally look promising. Crappie:  Good.  Fish being caught in water depths of 6-15 feet and beginning to move up higher in the water column; best times being early to mid-morning and then again late-afternoon-du...
  • 3/25/2013 1:45:00 PM
    By John Luthens The sun dropped to the western horizon on the first day of spring and took the temperature along for the ride into the coming darkness. Ice fishermen huddled on their buckets and in their shacks against wind chill gusts as I swung out of northern Winnebago County. All was still across the drifted expanse of Lake Winnebago. There w...
  • 3/25/2013 12:10:00 PM
    Fishing clubs and county parks in Southeast Wisconsin are gearing up for the 29th annual Kids' Fishing Clinics. Pack up the family and celebrate spring fishing. Be a part of Wisconsin's conservation tradition by becoming an Angler Education Instructor. The angler education program is looking for people who enjoy working with children, like to fis...
  • 3/25/2013 10:30:00 AM
    March 22, 2013 By: Joanne M. Haas/Bureau of Law Enforcement Bullet-arrow device not legal in Wisconsin The DNR conservation wardens have been taking phone calls and e-mails about a new product that combines the use of an arrow with a .38 or .357 magnum bullet into a tip that fits into the end of most modern arrows. The wardens would like you to ...
  • 3/25/2013 10:05:00 AM
    March 24, 2013 By: Department of Natural Resources Frequently Asked Questions - March 24, 2013 Welcome to another special edition of a popular Warden Wire feature -- the Frequently Asked Questions. You may recall the recent installments of FAQs - the Special Edition during the recent sturgeon spearing and gun-deer seasons. Warden Wire again is p...
  • 3/21/2013 4:40:00 PM
    Fishing Guide Roger LaPenter from Anglers All, (715)-682-5754,  http://www.anglersallwisconsin.com reports: Ice Fishing is still happening on Chequamegon Bay. The fishing seems to be getting better but traveling around is really getting tougher. There is a lot of slush and water on the surface of the ice. Roger says snowmobiles are the only s...
  • 3/20/2013 2:50:00 PM
    MADISON -- Four groups and individuals were recognized as 2012 External Partners Award winners at a Department of Natural Resources fisheries management program in late February for their commitment and dedication to Wisconsin Fishing. “We learned a long time ago that managing Wisconsin's outstanding fisheries is a job too big for government...
  • 3/20/2013 2:30:00 PM
    With Mother Nature still hanging we are seeing plenty of ice on area lakes for fishing, but all the snow could make for an interesting 2013 turkey season. Crappies are still being targeted heavily by area anglers as nice catches are being made in transition areas between deep water haunts and spring spawning areas.  Most of the fish we are fi...
  • 3/20/2013 11:30:00 AM
    If you are looking to plan a last minute snowmobile trip, the trails are waiting for you in Washburn County! The Washburn County Snowmobile Trails are still in good condition and snow is in the forecast yet again tomorrow.  Within the last week the area has received 6-9 inches of fresh snow.  Trail access to lodging, dining, gas, and more...
  • 3/19/2013 4:25:00 PM
    And the snow just keeps coming... With another two days of snow in the forecast, temperatures projected to rise later this week. Travel on lakes still difficult with vehicles and most anglers walking out to fish. It’s hard to believe that a year ago at this time it was 73 degrees and the ice was out by the 21st of March. Some reports of peopl...
  • 3/18/2013 10:55:00 AM
    By John Luthens Position players fielding endless streams of ground balls, the sharp crack of the bat, pitch counts monitored and curve balls tested; baseball spring training is for working out the bugs. For an open-water fisherman in Wisconsin, spring training means dusting off the boat covers, mending line and greasing reels, all the while warm...
  • 3/18/2013 10:20:00 AM
    By Jerry Kiesow Bob’s Panfish Bugger Editor’s note: To keep track of what he is doing and where, to see his photos and read some of his other writings, including his book, “Tales of The Peshtigo Putzer,” check out his website:  www.jerrykiesowoc.com. I was standing in the arch of my garage service door. Before me the...