Submit your Email to receive the On Wisconsin Outdoors Newsletter.

Our Sponsors:

Septic Rejuvenating Specialists LLC

Milford Hills

Pier of d'Nort

Visit SI

Manitowish Waters

Cap Connection

Wapiti Cross Ranch

Pier of d'Nort

WWIA

Kaestner Auto Electric

Golden Eagle Log Homes

QuietKat

RJ Millwork Inc.

Daves Turf and Marine

Kwik Trip

Dick Ellis Blog:
5/8/2019
Now it starts.  Too much to keep up with in Wisconsin, and that is one nice problem for an outdoorsman. OWO Columnist Wayne Morgenthaler and his son Neal spelled double trouble for two Richland County gobblers after four days of not filling tags. We put the May-June issue of On Wisconsin Outdoors to bed last week with 100,000 copies being distributed statewide. Look for your copy at any Kwik Trip statewide…that’s 400 stores ...
...Read More or Post a Comment Click Here to view all Ellis Blogs

OWO

Waukesha Truck Accessory store and service, truck bed covers, hitches, latter racks, truck caps

Kwik Trip

OWO

Kwik Trip

OWO

OWO

OWO and Kwik Trip

OWO and Kwik Trip

OWO

OWO and Kwik Trip

OWO

/Content/files/Sponsors/Summer.jpg

OWO

OWO

Kwik Trip

Kwik Trip

Kwik Trip

/Content/files/Sponsors/BuckysBanner-nov-dec2012.png

Bob's Bear Bait

OWO and Kwik Trip

Kwik Trip

OWO and Kwik Trip

Kwik Trip

OWO

/Content/files/Sponsors/AdvertiseBrown.png

OWO

OWO

Outdoor News

<< 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 >>

  • 5/29/2015 11:20:00 AM
    It was a good start to the northern Wisconsin musky opener last week.  Quite a few nice muskies were caught with anglers reporting that they saw plenty of fish. Water temperatures remain in the mid-60 degree range but now with the recent rains this past week, water levels have risen dramatically and are at or near flood stage on some r...
  • 5/29/2015 11:05:00 AM
    ~ Fishing guides Roger LaPenter and Luke Kavajecz from Anglers All, 715/682-5754 (http://www.anglersallwisconsin.com), report the following: This report is about the Ashland side of Chequamegon Bay.  Rain, snow, wind, fog, sun, cold, warm – the Ashland area has experienced it all during the past few weeks, and it's been a pretty classic...
  • 5/29/2015 11:00:00 AM
    http://dnr.wi.gov/news/releases/article/?id=3625  [EDITOR’S ADVISORY: a photo accompanies this news release on the DNR website or is available by contacting Paul Holtan at 608-267-7517.] MADISON -- Eleven habitat and trail projects will be conducted across Wisconsin thanks to a $45,755 from the Ruffed Grouse Society that the state...
  • 5/29/2015 11:00:00 AM
    http://dnr.wi.gov/news/releases/article/?id=3616 MADISON - The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board has approved deer harvest quotas for 2015 designed to manage deer towards population objectives established for each deer management unit. In 2015, 13 management units will not have an antlerless quota, while the rest of Wisconsin will have a quota of...
  • 5/29/2015 11:00:00 AM
    Steve Suman Monday’s rain and mild temperatures closed out a generally pleasant Memorial Day weekend. This week looks to be warmer, with Thursday evening the next chance for rain. “Musky season opened last weekend,” says Pat at Happy Hooker, “and post spawn fish are on the move. “Work medium size lures from sha...
  • 5/29/2015 11:00:00 AM
    June 6-7 is Free Fun Weekend in WisconsinMADISON – The first weekend in June offers ample opportunities for people to enjoy the outdoors in Wisconsin as the state celebrates “free fun weekend.” Admission stickers are waived for Wisconsin's state parks and forests, trail passes are waived for state bicycle and all-terrain vehi...
  • 5/29/2015 11:00:00 AM
    If I had wrote last week’s report 8 hours later, I would have downgraded everything to poor! Thankfully bites started inching up from the pit that was last Tuesday’s cold and snow, with bites improving each day since.Perch: Good-very good. Perch seem to be turning on as lots of anglers found these fish in waters of 8-12’ weeds i...
  • 5/29/2015 10:55:00 AM
    http://dnr.wi.gov/news/releases/article/?id=3620  MADISON, Wis. - Proposals to simplify trout rules, boost panfish populations on roughly 100 lakes statewide and bring consistency to some fishing regulations on Wisconsin waters bordering Minnesota gained approval Wednesday from the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board. All three initiatives by ...
  • 5/29/2015 10:55:00 AM
    http://dnr.wi.gov/news/releases/article/?id=3619  MADISON - The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board on Wednesday approved the purchase of 273 acres of Pepin County land within the Tiffany Wildlife Area and Lower Chippewa River State Natural Area. The newly acquired parcel, purchased from Potter's Swamp Trust, is situated along the Chippewa Riv...
  • 5/29/2015 10:55:00 AM
    http://dnr.wi.gov/news/releases/article/?id=3618  MADISON - The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board on Wednesday approved the purchase of two parcels, totaling 141 acres, within the Black River State Forest in Jackson County. These newly acquired parcels will offer excellent wildlife based recreational opportunities for gun and archery deer hu...
  • 5/29/2015 10:55:00 AM
    http://dnr.wi.gov/news/releases/article/?id=3617  MADISON - The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board on Wednesday approved the purchase of two land parcels from the Canadian National Railway Company, totaling 84 acres, within Manitowoc and Barron counties. These tracts will extend two of Wisconsin's 41 state trails. The first parcel, totaling 7...
  • 5/29/2015 10:55:00 AM
    FISHING SEASON DATES: Download the fishing season dates for 2015-2016 [PDF} to plan your upcoming fishing trips.    NAMEKAGON RIVER INFORMATION: For up to date river levels and conditions for the Namekagon River, click here. Fishing Report for 5-27-15 Walleye fishing around the area has been tough for the ...
  • 5/29/2015 10:55:00 AM
    FISHING SEASON DATES: Download the fishing season dates for 2015-2016 [PDF} to plan your upcoming fishing trips.    NAMEKAGON RIVER INFORMATION: For up to date river levels and conditions for the Namekagon River, click here. For up to date fishing reports and to plan your trip, please visit:http://www.washb...
  • 5/29/2015 10:50:00 AM
  • 5/29/2015 10:40:00 AM
    It’s spring - time to head outdoors and enjoy all Wisconsin has to offer! The MacKenzie Center is now open 7 days a week. Trails are open until dusk, and the Wildlife Area and exhibits are open from 10am – 4pm.   We are launching a new Wildlife Series this summer with three special evening tours in our Wi...
  • 5/22/2015 4:55:00 PM
    FISHING SEASON DATES: Download the fishing season dates for 2015-2016 [PDF} to plan your upcoming fishing trips.    NAMEKAGON RIVER INFORMATION: For up to date river levels and conditions for the Namekagon River, click here. For up to date fishing reports and to plan your trip, please visit: http://www...
  • 5/22/2015 4:55:00 PM
    Complete DNR Outdoor Report (Reports from conservation wardens, wildlife and fisheries staff and property managers from around the state) After chilly week, with return of warm weather prospects look excellent for northern zone musky season opener  After a chilly week with frost warnings and even the return of dusting of snow to the far...
  • 5/22/2015 4:55:00 PM
    MADISON - Wisconsin's Beaver Management Plan is nearly complete, and those who wish to play a role in beaver management are encouraged to attend a public meeting or provide feedback before June 22. The Beaver Management Plan will guide decisions regarding population management, habitat management, disease monitoring, education, damage managem...
  • 5/22/2015 4:55:00 PM
    Thank you for your interest in bobcat, fisher, and/or otter, You were previously subscribed to GovDelivery topics related to "otter", "fisher", and/or "bobcat".  In order to provide better customer service and communication, we have combined these three topics into a "furbearer" topic.  You have automatically been added to...
  • 5/22/2015 4:50:00 PM
    The big news this week has got to be the Northern Wisconsin Musky Opener which begins Saturday, May 23rd.  With great anticipation thousands of anxious anglers are waiting for the musky season to begin this weekend.  The waters of Central and Northern Wisconsin are going to be seething with men and women alike, pounding away with...
  • 5/22/2015 4:45:00 PM
    Despite having to fish between some nasty weather fishing was pretty good over the weekend, I had the pleasure to take a couple of families out last weekend with younger children and had a blast. We were targeting Walleye and Crappie. Because the children were younger we went tried to simplify the fishing by using slip bobbers and live bait. We wer...
  • 5/22/2015 4:45:00 PM
    http://dnr.wi.gov/news/releases/article/?id=3612 TOMAHAWK, Wis. -- The public will have an opportunity to share their thoughts and suggestions about current and future management of the Willow Flowage Scenic Waters Area at a June 4 public meeting in Tomahawk and through a public comment period through June 18. The Department of Nat...
  • 5/22/2015 4:45:00 PM
    FISH CREEK, Wis. - The observation tower located in Peninsula State Park, known as Eagle Tower, will be closed immediately because of public safety concerns related to structural deficiency issues according to Kelli Bruns, park superintendent. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources decided to close the tower to the public after receiving an...
  • 5/22/2015 4:45:00 PM
    FISHING SEASON DATES: Download the fishing season dates for 2015-2016 [PDF} to plan your upcoming fishing trips.    NAMEKAGON RIVER INFORMATION: For up to date river levels and conditions for the Namekagon River, click here. For up to date fishing reports and to plan your trip, please visit: http://www...
  • 5/22/2015 4:20:00 PM
    It has been a crazy week in central Wisconsin with temperatures starting out near 80 and then plummeting down into the upper 20’s. With that said it has caused quite a stir in the fishing world. Hunting on the other hand couldn’t be better. Turkey hunters had a great week for hunting with cool conditions and plen...