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Kevin Wallenfang and his tournament winning, 46-inch musky just prior to release Fishing has been as hot as the weather for our circle of family and friends, and anglers participating in the 16th Annual Bob Ellis Row Trolling Classic. The Classic was started in 2003 by fishing guide Patricia Strutz to memorialize Bob Ellis, a legendary northern Wisconsin row troller inducted into the National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame in 2008 for his im...
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  • 5/17/2017 10:10:00 AM
    May 15, 2017 Hayward Lakes Area Outdoor Report Steve Suman Cool, rainy weather to start this week might have set the tone for the remainder of it, judging from the current forecast (which can be wrong!) Make plans day by day and go prepared for showers and strong thunderstorms. “Despite cooler evening temperatures,” says Pat at Hap...
  • 5/17/2017 10:05:00 AM
    With the warming water, the fishing has started to improve.  Most of the lake last week had temps  in the upper 50’s on the surface.  Both the largemouth and walleyes have become active. Tony with a Delavan Lake bluegill Largemouth bass are positioned in 3-5 ft of water.  Most of my success last week came from the High...
  • 5/17/2017 10:05:00 AM
    After a couple of warmer days, the fish are starting to move to the main spawning flats on the lake, like Elgin Club, Rainbow Point and South Shore Club.  The smallmouth bass should be spawning in the next two weeks with the largemouth bass and bluegills to follow.  Keith with a Lake Geneva smallmouth. Largemouth bass are being caught...
  • 5/17/2017 9:50:00 AM
    Great weather this past week has led to some outstanding fishing in the Central Wisconsin area. Water temperatures are in the upper 50 degree range to low 60’s in some areas.  A few guys are still out turkey hunting and having great success. With the water temperatures heating up the crappie bite has really turned on. Most of the fish...
  • 5/12/2017 10:45:00 AM
    Complete DNR Outdoor Report (Reports from conservation wardens, wildlife and fisheries staff and property managers from around the state) Anglers enjoy great conditions for opening of fishing season; fire danger high to very high in the north  Despite much of the state receiving at least some rain in the last week, fire danger leve...
  • 5/12/2017 10:40:00 AM
    Rick Klug works Lake of the Falls near Mercer Wisconsin in this photo taken by his wife Julie. “Thought it would be nice to share one of our many pictures of paradise in the north woods,” Julie writes.  “It was a peaceful evening with occasional breezes to rough up the surface of the lake, so we caught a few crappie, rock b...
  • 5/12/2017 10:35:00 AM
    Opening weekend arrived with cold overnight temps and North by North East winds playing against most angler’s hopes.  Still, its opening weekend and we get to fish so who’s complaining??Dropping night time temps and less than ideal wind direction pushed fish out of the shallows in most cases.  But by working nearby depth, angl...
  • 5/12/2017 10:30:00 AM
    Scott Bretting from River Rock Inn and Bait Shop reports: There was a lot of fun last weekend during the opening for Wisconsin fishing. It was a cool weekend but anglers had a lot of success catching fish on the Inland Lakes. Even the Governor of Wisconsin caught fish in the Cable area. Walleye, Small Mouth Bass, Northern Pike were some of the fish...
  • 5/12/2017 10:25:00 AM
    May 8, 2017 Hayward Lakes Area Outdoor Report Steve Suman   The Hayward area provided opening weekend anglers very good fishing conditions, though a front moving in Friday afternoon brought rain and a significant temperature drop of 30 degrees by day’s end. This week’s weather looks every bit as good for anglers and for anyone...
  • 5/8/2017 2:40:00 PM
    Hello Winnebago Walleye Enthusiasts, Attached is the 2016 Winnebago System Walleye Report and below is an update on the 2017 spring walleye tagging efforts on the Winnebago System.  The Winnebago System continues to produce one of the top walleye fisheries in the Midwest and the 2017 walleye run is already underway.  Oshkosh DNR staff c...
  • 5/8/2017 2:35:00 PM
    Opening weekend of fishing has arrived and with the great weather we are having a lot of people are hitting the water.  The water temperatures are right around 50 degrees which is a little cooler that it was a few weeks ago but its ramping back up. Anglers can expect to find crappies in shallow water locations preparing to spawn, walleyes will...
  • 5/8/2017 2:30:00 PM
    Fishing season has finally arrived!  Opening Day is the first Saturday in May for gamefish in Wisconsin.  With the cooler spring, the fishing is getting off to a somewhat slow start.  The best bite on the lake has been the pan fish in the shallows of Abbey Harbor or Trinkes.  The game fish have been a bit sporadic so far. Small...
  • 5/8/2017 2:30:00 PM
    Opening Day is here!  Delavan is substantially colder than typical for this time of year. Fishing is a bit more challenging that other years.  Hopefully the weather starts heating up so the fishing improves. The best bite on the lake is crappies.  They are in 12 ft of water about 5-6 ft down.  The best location is the docks on ...
  • 5/5/2017 10:40:00 AM
    Inland fishing season opens May 6MADISON -- Fisheries biologists from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources say anglers can expect to find some trophy potential fish as well as abundant numbers of popular game species this spring when the general inland fishing season gets underway statewide on Saturday, May 6. - Read...
  • 5/5/2017 10:40:00 AM
    The first Saturday in May is the official start of fishing season.  I’m always excited for opening day to get here and then to decide where I want to fish and what I want to fish for.  There are so many choices!  Since it also means the start of my guide season, I’m fortunate to have a lot of choices since not all lakes a...
  • 5/5/2017 10:35:00 AM
    A little smack of winter came back (just to let us that live in the Northwoods know where we live) and with the cold, wind and snow brought a slow down to our fishing.Reports of the panfish bite shutting off somewhat have been mixed with good reports of Walleyes being accidentally caught by anglers seeking Crappies.Crappies:  Good-Fair –...
  • 5/5/2017 10:35:00 AM
    Steve Suman  Cool temperatures combined with a rain/snow mix to start the week, but forecasts indicate gradual improvements. Should predictions hold, anglers fishing in the Hayward area during this Saturday’s May 6 game fish opener should enjoy nearly ideal conditions of sunshine, blue skies, and temperatures in the 60-degree range. &n...
  • 5/5/2017 10:35:00 AM
    You are subscribed to Clinics and Learning Opportunities for Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. This information has recently been updated, and is now available. Sign up for this adult workshop about musky fishing. Learn about the elusive state fish and register to go out with Vilas County area fishing guides and DNR staff ...
  • 5/5/2017 10:30:00 AM
    Veteran heroes honored by Henry Repeating Arms during 2017 National NRA Foundation Banquet in Atlanta, GA.  L to R: Anthony Imperato, President of Henry Repeating Arms, with Honorees Don Jenkins, George J Krakosky, Ty Carter and Linda Becker. ATLANTA, GA- April 27, 2017– Henry Repeating Arms presented four distinguished Veterans ...
  • 5/5/2017 10:30:00 AM
    The local bait shops report the excitement is rising, as Anglers prepare for the Wisconsin fishing opener on May 6, which is the official start of the fishing season. Opening day for Wisconsin fishing is traditionally the first Saturday in May. Everything opens up on the Inlands. You should catch some nice Walleye, Small Mouth Bass, Northern Pike a...
  • 4/30/2017 8:20:00 PM
      Lots of rain recently in central Wisconsin is making for very high water levels on areas lakes and rivers. A few boat landings are closed due to the high water levels and access is limited.  With that said a few brave souls are still getting out and picking up some nice walleyes and crappies along with a couple of nice smallmouth bass....
  • 4/28/2017 9:55:00 AM
    Join us for the 20th Annual La Crosse Area Day at Miller Park June 8, 2017 Cheer on the Brewers as they take on the San Francisco Giants June 8th! Ticket Cost: $90  Ticket Includes: Motorcoach transportation Tailgate party with Bakalars Hotdogs, Festival Foods Brats, Kwik Trip Buns, Beverages provided by City B...
  • 4/28/2017 9:45:00 AM
    Nine-year-old Tanner Derusha’s rainbow smelt proves records come in all sizesASHLAND, Wis. - As proud father Dave Derusha explains it, one of the great things about fishing on Lake Superior's Chequamegon Bay is that you never know quite what you'll catch. - Read Full Article Wisconsin celebrates Forest Appreciation Week leading up to Ar...
  • 4/25/2017 3:05:00 PM
    The local bait shops and area smelters report the Smelt run is most likely done for 2017. It’s time to start planning for the fishing opener in May. Wisconsin Fishing Opener is May 6, 2017, which is the official start of the fishing season. Opening day for Wisconsin fishing is traditionally the first Saturday in May. Hook and line fishing ...
  • 4/25/2017 3:00:00 PM
    By John Luthens I shot my first bird in March. A late-season ice storm squalled across Lake Michigan and rattled the trees into glistening splendor. Trying to ward of the effects of cabin fever, I was moping around the fringes of town to lighten my spirits. It was a twist of luck that I spied the robin perched in a maze of white above an icy creek...