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1/21/2020
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  • 9/13/2019 3:40:00 AM
    He swung the hook on which the two worms curled, dropping it gently to let the current take the line and baited hook beneath the bank. There was a heavy wildness of movement in the narrow, deep current, and the trout was torn out of the water…flopping in the air…sailing over Nick’s shoulder and tumbling into the ferns on the ban...
  • 9/5/2019 12:25:00 PM
    After the past few weeks of rather slow fishing, the overall bite on Delavan is starting to improve.  Most of the anglers are having success for most species, with the exception being Walleye which are still tough to find.  The boat traffic will remain heavy through Labor Day and then we typically see a drop off on week days.   ...
  • 9/5/2019 12:25:00 PM
    By John Luthens The start of school lurked on the far edge of summer like a hungry beast. It had been nothing but a gentle puppy in June, but now, there it was: wildly grown in only three short months, yellow eyes glowing like a school bus with a fresh haircut on its shaggy mane and a backpack full of books between its meaty paws. It was chewing d...
  • 9/5/2019 12:15:00 PM
    Cooler temperatures have turned things around and the fall bite has started. Water temperatures are falling steadily and they are now in the low to mid 60’s.  The 2019 bear hunting season starts this upcoming week and from everything we have been seeing it looks like it is going to be another great year for our hunters. The walleye bi...
  • 9/5/2019 11:50:00 AM
    Fishing remains excellent on Lake Geneva.  With the passing of Labor Day, the boat traffic should be decreasing.  The smallmouth bass are still schooled up very tight and are available for most anglers if they go deep enough.                 Smallmouth bass remain...
  • 9/5/2019 11:50:00 AM
    Fishing Report September 3, 2019 Anglers All reports:  Fishing continues to be good! Water temps have dropped substantially into the 50's in some places in the Bay. With the cooler water temps now, the Trout and Salmon are beginning to stage off of the stream mouths with anglers using shallower running stick baits. We still have until the end...
  • 9/5/2019 11:40:00 AM
    Wild rice waters opening for wild rice harvest: Bayfield County: Totagatic Lake - opens Monday, September 2 Washburn County: Tranus Lake - opens Monday, September 2
  • 9/5/2019 11:40:00 AM
        Wisconsin Game FestThe Midwest's LARGEST outdoor expo is comingTHIS WEEKEND to theNorthern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds, 525 Edward St, Chippewa Falls Saturday, Sept 7th from 9 AM to 6 PM and Sunday, Sept 8 from 10 AM to 4 PMWeekend Admission: $12 at the Gate for ages ...
  • 9/5/2019 11:40:00 AM
    Plant native plants to help nature Is your yard feeding nature? By planting native plants, you can support the entire food web by providing food for insects. Insects feed other insects, birds, bats, small mammals, fish and other wildlife. Making sure insects have the food they need is particularly important now that scientists are documenting g...
  • 9/5/2019 11:35:00 AM
                Fishing on Lake Geneva has been really inconsistent for the past few days.  The cooler temps have affected the deep water bite for bass.  There is hot weather predicted in the coming days so that bite should become better in the week to come.  As Labor Day is fast approaching, I expect some o...
  • 9/5/2019 11:35:00 AM
    Swamp watch? Yup, standing chest-high in April-chilled water was among the actions a team of current WDNR conservation wardens and retirees took to nab fish poachers on the Wolf River. And the news spread like a flash flood in the river town. Read more: https://dnr.wi.gov/topic/WardenWire/WardenWire_Lookup.asp?id=505 WAR...
  • 9/5/2019 11:35:00 AM
    The Henry Garden Gun Smoothbore .22 LR Shotshell We are pleased to introduce our newest release, the Henry Garden Gun Smoothbore .22.This .22 caliber shotgun is purpose-built for close-range pest control using .22 L...
  • 9/5/2019 11:30:00 AM
    September 2, 2019 Hayward Lakes Area Outdoor Report Steve Suman   The current forecast is less than encouraging for Monday and Tuesday (showers, t-storms). However, Wednesday into next weekend looks good, though with cooler high temperatures, especially Saturday and Sunday.   “As overnight temperatures cool the water, the jig...
  • 9/5/2019 11:30:00 AM
    Date-regulated waters opening for wild rice harvest:  Burnett County Clam Lake - open Monday, September 2; closed September 3-4; and re-opens Thursday, September 5 Long Lake - open Monday, September 2; closed September 3; and re-opens Wednesday, September 4
  • 9/5/2019 11:30:00 AM
    By Central Office August 30, 2019 Contact(s): Nancy Christel, Wildlife Biologist (715) 635-4091 MADISON - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources was notified by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection that a captive elk on a captive elk farm in Burnett County tested positive for CWD. Stat...
  • 9/5/2019 11:30:00 AM
      Wisconsin Game FestThe Midwest's LARGEST outdoor expo is comingSeptember 7 and 8, 2019 to theNorthern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds, Chippewa Falls$12 at the Gate for ages 12 and older$9 advance tickets available online or at:Jacobson's Ace Hardware ...
  • 8/24/2019 1:40:00 PM
    NOTES FROM THE FIELD: JUNE/JULY 2019  Enjoying great conversations around the campfire at the 2019 WWIA Guide School in Plankinton, SD. Photo credit to WWIA Guide Derrick Oursler  Notes Fro...
  • 8/24/2019 1:40:00 PM
    Weekly NewsPublished - August 20, 2019 by the Central Office     Hunters advised that bear management zones remain unchanged for the 2019 season Sept. 1 marks opener for mourning dove, early teal and early goose hunting seasons Final year of reintroduction effort provides 60 Kentucky elk to Wisconsin's Northwoods Make y...
  • 8/16/2019 7:40:00 PM
    The boat sat on top of a mass of weeds. In front of us was a strip of open water which overflowed the banks of this small lake, flooding the brush. My grandson, Max flipped a plastic worm into the small ribbon of open water. As his bait sunk the line twitched and Max pulled back to set the hook. The water exploded and then the fish dove for ...
  • 8/16/2019 7:35:00 PM
    Free beer and dinner for all exhibitorsSaturday, September 7 at 6:30 PM during ourExhibitor's Appreciation Dinner provided by the fine chefs atWestgate Sportsman's Club Join us for the 2019 Wisconsin Game FestNorthern WI State FairgroundsChippewa Falls, WisconsinSeptember 7 and...
  • 8/16/2019 7:35:00 PM
    Published - August 13, 2019 by the Central Office     Lake Superior permanent rule hearing scheduled for Sept. 4 in Ashland Pick your favorite park for recreation activities in the 2019 Gold Seal Contest Still time to enter photo contest for 2020 Friends of Wisconsin State Parks Calendar Public meeting set for Central S...
  • 8/16/2019 7:35:00 PM
    In general, fishing reports will be updated once per week, usually on Tuesdays. This may change based on availability of reports and work schedules of field staff. REMINDER - Anglers must carry a paper copy of their license/stamps while fishing on the waters of Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, and the WI/MI, WI/MN and WI/IA boundary waters. Southe...
  • 8/16/2019 7:35:00 PM
    On 8/14/19, USDA-Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves depredated a Bluetick/Walker mix trailing hound in the Town of Blaine, Burnett County.  More information and a caution-area map are available on the gray wolf webpage. Hunters are reminded to use the caution-area maps on the DNR website (dnr.wi.g...
  • 8/16/2019 7:30:00 PM
    Fishing Report August 13, 2019 Anglers All reports:  Fish in the Bay continue to be in their summer pattern and Fishing continues to be really good! Right now the water temp has moved to the 70's.  There are still Lake Trout in the upper water column as well as on the bottom.  Small Mouth are now in 10 to 30 feet of water. However, ...
  • 8/16/2019 7:30:00 PM
    Dear Forestry Partners: On behalf of Fred Souba, Wisconsin’s Chief State Forester, I am writing to share the FY2020 State & Private Forestry Landscape Scale Restoration (LSR) Competitive Grant guidance, recently received from the USDA Forest Service. Please forward this information to forestry colleagues who may be interested in developi...