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  • 1/30/2014 9:30:00 PM
    ~ Fishing Guide Nate Baron from Up North Guide Service and Fishing Guide Scott Bretting from River Rock Inn and Bait Shop, 715-682-3232 (http://riverrockinn.net), report the following: The trout and salmon fishing has been excellent this past week on Chequamegon Bay and Lake Superior as more anglers get further out in the Apostle Islands. Ang...
  • 1/29/2014 1:55:00 PM
    2014 NATIONAL PHEASANT FEST & QUAIL CLASSIC IS ONLY 2 WEEKS AWAY....MARK YOUR CALENDARPlan On Attending!  Prime Leather Finishes and Prime Coatings based in Pewaukee, Wisconsin will be in Booth #934 and #936. Come Visit us and Spend some time at our Booth!Friday, Feb 14 through Sunday Feb. 16, 2014...
  • 1/29/2014 12:20:00 PM
  • 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
    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...
  • 1/29/2014 11:25:00 AM
    Steve Suman 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 advisories of -25 to -...
  • 1/29/2014 11:15:00 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 10:55:00 AM
    Lots of snow in Central Wisconsin is making for difficult travel on area lakes.  But for the anglers still willing and able to get out the bite has been good for big walleyes, nice crappies, some dandy catfish, and a few nice perch and pike. The best action has been early and late in the day on all species except the pike which have b...
  • 1/24/2014 3:50:00 PM
    FOX VALLEY, Wis. - Some very big fish - with the heft of heavy weight boxers - are cruising below the thick ice of Lake Winnebago as the 2014 sturgeon spearing season approaches. And this frigid winter, while it's been wreaking havoc on motorists and pedestrians, is setting the stage for what could be a record-busting year for spear fishermen. The...
  • 1/24/2014 3:45:00 PM
    Natural Resources Board approves rules to implement Deer Trustee Report for 2014 season MADISON - The Natural Resources Board approved today emergency rules to begin implementing Deer Trustee Report recommendations on the ground, authorizing a new deer program and regulations that will be in place prior to the 2014 deer hunting season.   ...
  • 1/22/2014 12:30:00 PM
    Steve Suman The Hayward area enjoyed another short-lived break from the extreme cold Sunday as temperatures neared 30 degrees. However, this week’s forecast predicts single digit highs and lows dropping to double-digit subzero some nights. Pat at Happy Hooker says high and low pressure systems are making ice fishing a little confu...
  • 1/22/2014 12:30:00 PM
    By John Luthens Dennis said there was one in there. “One of the locals, but he’s hiding pretty deep.  Jump harder!”  Dennis was a big guy, and holding a double-barreled shotgun to boot; two good reasons to bear down as ordered.  It was a January morning in the fields of Wisconsin, and it was the first brush...
  • 1/22/2014 12:20:00 PM
    A combination of moon phase and weather conditions made for some slow fishing again this week, Fish are still being caught but the bite is slow and light. Ice conditions are making it pretty tough to get around as well, with all the cold weather there is plenty of ice but there is also a lot of snow piled on it and the weight of the snow is...
  • 1/22/2014 12:10:00 PM
    The area lakes are covered in snow. Deep snow to say the least. If you are venturing out off the beaten path, make sure to have a buddy on speed dial with a tow strap. Even full sized trucks are getting stuck with the depth of snow covering ice on the lakes. It seems like the fish are in the mid winter lull right now. They are able to be caught bu...
  • 1/22/2014 11:55:00 AM
    With the more seasonal and consistent weather this past week, ice thickness has been holding in the 15” to 17” range on most lakes across the Northwoods.  However, there is about 8 to 12 inches of snow on top of the ice and this has made vehicle travel rather tough in undisturbed areas.  Most ice traffic is sticki...
  • 1/22/2014 11:50:00 AM
    The Butternut and Schnurs lake association held their annual fisheree this past Saturday. The weather was great and so was the turn out. The walleye action was good in the early morning and then late in the afternoon. Pike activity was good throughout the day. Walleyes were taken off the gravel bars in 6- 14 feet of water. The pike were locating of...
  • 1/20/2014 9:50:00 AM
    MILWAUKEE - Kids 15-years-old and younger can discover the fun of ice fishing at the 23rd annual Kids' Ice Fishing Clinics on Saturday, Feb.8, at park ponds and lagoons in Milwaukee and Waukesha counties. The free clinics will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.Participants receive instruction on the proper use of equipment and tech...
  • 1/20/2014 9:50:00 AM
    Sunday January 12th was a truly special day.  I haven't dusted off my ice fishing gear in over four years but felt that is was time again.  I was looking forward to getting my daughters out on the ice for their first trip and a chance to use the tip-ups they received from Grandpa as Christmas gifts.  We stayed close...
  • 1/20/2014 9:40:00 AM
    Winter Free Fishing Weekend is here!  No fishing license is needed to fish any where in Wisconsin on Jan. 18-19, 2014. That’s true for Wisconsin residents and visitors alike. No fishing equipment? No problem. Nearly 20 DNR sites have ice fishing gear you can borrow. Contact the staff person listed for a loaner ...
  • 1/20/2014 9:40:00 AM
    Register by January 25 for February 1 event (SAUKVILLE, WISCONSIN) – Local hunters won’t only be hunting for rabbits during the annual Bell Family Rabbit Hunt and Fundraiser for Multiple Sclerosis on Feb. 1; they’ll also be hunting for a cure for a disease that is believed to have a higher prevalence rate in Wisconsin than elsewh...
  • 1/20/2014 9:35:00 AM
    Fishing Reports for Washburn County For fishing reports and to plan your visit, go to:http://www.washburncounty.org/news/what-to-do/171 Fishing & Outdoor Reports for Washburn County Fishing season dates 2013-2014 Download the fishing season dates for 2013-2014 [PDF} to plan your upcoming fishing trips.  DNR site. Be sur...
  • 1/20/2014 9:30:00 AM
    ~ Fishing Guide Roger LaPenter from Anglers All, (715)-682-5754, http://www.anglersallwisconsin.com Reports: This report is about the Ashland side of the Bay. People are walking out from shore to ice fish and using snowmobiles. They are checking their way with a spud. If you are thinking of venturing out to Ice Fish in other areas you should call a...
  • 1/15/2014 11:35:00 AM
    Fishing Reports for Washburn County For fishing reports and to plan your visit, go to:http://www.washburncounty.org/news/what-to-do/171 Fishing & Outdoor Reports for Washburn County Fishing season dates 2013-2014 Download the fishing season dates for 2013-2014 [PDF} to plan your upcoming fishing trips.  DNR site. Be sur...
  • 1/15/2014 11:30:00 AM
    By Jim Weix Hunting season is over and the endless gray cold days just keep dragging on. Looking for a change of scenery? Maybe it is time for a fishing trip and I’m not talking about standing on the ice. Instead of insulated boots, I’m thinking sunshine and flip flops. Forget your deer hunting outfit and wear shorts and a T-s...
  • 1/15/2014 11:30:00 AM
    MADISON - Proposed guidelines for how the state will decide which water bodies get stocked with walleye in 2014 and 2015 under the Wisconsin Walleye Initiativeare now available online and are the subject of a public comment period until Jan. 31. "Wisconsin means good walleye fishing and it's only going to get better with the walley...