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  • 9/2/2021 9:30:00 AM
    Northern pike fishing has been all right but nothing like it normally is this time of year.  The pike are in 30-38 ft of water.  They are being caught on lindy rigged medium suckers.  Look for the fish by Fontana Beach, the north shore in the Narrows or by Linn Pier.  You really have to fish for them this year, a good day on the...
  • 9/2/2021 9:30:00 AM
    Largemouth bass are still on the rocky points.  When you find a school, it’s possible to catch 15-20 fish.  They can either be caught drop shotting small 4 inch worms or fishing nightcrawlers on a split shot rig.  Look for the fish in 15-20 ft of water.  The best location is by Del Mar or by the Yacht Club. Northern Pike ...
  • 9/2/2021 9:30:00 AM
    Update for August 31 Date-regulated water opening for wild rice harvest: Oneida County Big Lake Thoroughfare - Open August 31 Gary Lake - Open August 31 Wild rice is an annual aquatic grass that produces a seed that is a delicious and nutritious source of food for wildlife and people. The seed matures in August and Se...
  • 9/2/2021 9:30:00 AM
    August 30, 2021 Steve Suman   The forecast says sunshine and cooler temperatures through much of Thursday, and then showers into the weekend. However, heavy rains predicted last week never materialized, so enjoy any sunny days and 70-degree temperatures!   “Though it is hard to believe September is almost here,” says Pat ...
  • 9/2/2021 9:30:00 AM
    Editor's Note: The previous news release contained an incorrect contact for inquiries. The correct contact is updated above and clarifying language on the area impacted by the ban is corrected below.  MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) received notification from the Wisconsin Department of Agricultu...
  • 9/2/2021 9:25:00 AM
    On August 21, 2021, USDA-Wildlife Services verified that wolves killed a 3-year old female Plott trailing hound in the Town of Delta, Bayfield County. On August 22, 2021, USDA-Wildlife Services verified that wolves killed a 7-year old male Plott trailing hound in the Town of Highland, Douglas County. ...
  • 9/2/2021 9:25:00 AM
    August 23, 2021 Steve Suman   The current forecast shows rain and thunderstorms early and late in the week, with Wednesday and Thursday offering sunshine and blue skies. Maybe. The best thing to do is go ahead with you plans, but with a Plan B available just in case. The forecast seems to be in a state of flux even more-so than usual! &nbs...
  • 9/2/2021 9:25:00 AM
    MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced it is accepting applications through Sept. 10 for a unique trapping opportunity at Sandhill Wildlife Area.   The DNR will award successful applicants a high-quality trapping experience on the 9,150-acre property near Babcock in Wood County. By ...
  • 9/2/2021 9:25:00 AM
    Hunters are encouraged to review the 2021 Wisconsin Hunting Regulations pamphlet to prepare for the season. Photo credit: iStock.com/river34 The 2021 combined Wisconsin Hunting Regulations pamphlet is now available online and will soon be available ...
  • 9/2/2021 9:25:00 AM
      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 23, 2021Contact: Taylor Finger, DNR Migratory Game BiologistTaylor.Finger@wisconsin.gov or 608-266-8841 Waterfowl Season Changes Provide New Hunting Opportunities   The 2021 waterfowl hunting season br...
  • 9/2/2021 9:20:00 AM
    08/16/2021   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 16, 2021Contact: Ashley Beranek, DNR Surface Water Quality Assessments CoordinatorAshley.Beranek@wisconsin.gov or 608-267-9603 DNR Seeking Public Comment OnUpdated Water Condition Lists   ...
  • 9/2/2021 9:20:00 AM
    MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced that there are significant changes from previous years that Wisconsin waterfowl hunters can expect ahead of the 2021 season opener. The 2021 season will include a new duck zone structure. The former Mississippi River Zone has merged into the Southern Zon...
  • 9/2/2021 9:20:00 AM
    Dogs, Deer and Beer!We have it all at the Wisconsin Sport Show - Fall EditionSeptember 10 - 12, 2021Northern WI State Fairgrounds, Chippewa FallsChildren 11 and younger and Dogs get FREE Weekend Admission!courtesy of Dogtopia    Get your tickets today Wisconsin Sport S...
  • 9/2/2021 9:20:00 AM
    2021 Combined Regulations Pamphlet Now Available MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the 2021 combined Wisconsin Hunting Regulations pamphlet is now available online and will soon be available at license agents and open service centers around the sta...
  • 9/2/2021 9:15:00 AM
    MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds operators of all-terrain vehicles (ATV) and utility terrain vehicles (UTV) to think smart before they start during late-summer outings. When enjoying off-road rides and adventures, wearing a helmet and seat belt, monitoring speed and using caution on hills and u...
  • 9/2/2021 9:15:00 AM
    As you enjoy late-summer ATV/UTV excursions, wearing a helmet and seat belt, monitoring speed and using caution on hills and uneven terrain could save your life. So far this year, 26 people have died in ATV/UTV crashes. Most crash victims were not wearing seat belts or helmets. Follow these tips for a safe ride: Never consume alcohol or d...
  • 8/19/2021 3:15:00 PM
  • 8/18/2021 4:10:00 PM
    I’ve been catching some however the bite has slowed from the last few weeks.  Bluegills continue to be the best bite on the lake, if you can’t catch your limit you should hang up the pole.             Largemouth bass are still on the deep weedline in 15-20 ft of water or in th...
  • 8/18/2021 4:10:00 PM
    Dog owners are reminded to exercise caution in wolf occupied areas. Conflicts between hunting dogs and wolves are most common during the bear training and hunti...
  • 8/18/2021 4:10:00 PM
    AAW, WWF Team Up to Increase Outdoors Access for All With the goal of placing in every Wisconsin county motorized outdoor wheelchairs for people to use for free, the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation and Access Ability Wisconsin have teamed up for the long haul. “When the incoming executive director offered to invite the Federation’s im...
  • 8/18/2021 4:05:00 PM
    August 9, 2021 Steve Suman   If this week’s forecast holds (one can hope!) and we move past Tuesday’s possible rain and/or thunderstorms, it looks like mostly smooth sailing through the weekend. Summer recreational possibilities abound in the Hayward area AND we are quickly moving toward the fall season! The weather is mostly gr...
  • 8/18/2021 4:05:00 PM
    By Dean Weingarten. August 13, 2021 The same person who invented the muffler for the automobile invented them for guns. Hiram Maxim, the inventor, called them "Silencers". An obvious reason they were not invented earlier is the inside of a gun muffler is more complex than a gun barrel. Early silencer designs were made of mild steel, making them ...
  • 8/18/2021 4:05:00 PM
    08/09/2021   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 9, 2021Contact: Amy Kretlow, DNR Statewide Aquatic Invasive Species Program Coordinator amy.kretlow@wisconsin.gov or 920-838-2597 Invasive European Frogbit Found In Oconto Coun...
  • 8/18/2021 4:05:00 PM
    Yes! It's happening!While other events are postponing or cancelling their September shows we want you to know we are100% Behind our Show!We are spending thousands of dollars on advertising and you've been hearing our radio ads, seen our billboards go up, viewed our magazine and social media posts and our TV ads are starting ...
  • 8/18/2021 4:05:00 PM
                    This past week, the boat traffic on Lake Geneva has been immense, this is pretty normal for a week before a holiday and with the kids going back to school soon.  After Labor Day, the traffic will slow down and some of the best fishing will occur.  ...