Friday, March 31st, 2023
Friday, March 31st, 2023

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July 24, 2008

Lake Winnebago Area

All boaters should use caution while traveling the Fox River between Berlin and Lake Butte des Morts as there is still a significant amount of debris that is floating just below the surface of the river. Anglers are hauling in their limits of walleyes off the shallow ends of the reefs in Lake Winnebago. Fox

Price County Area

Despite several very windy days, fishing has been good. Largemouth and smallmouth bass have provided the best action, with largemouth bass settling into their summer patterns. They have been holding fairly tight to thick, woody cover, with docks, woody cover, and bog edges being some of their favorites habitats. In addition, some good action has

Central New York

Lake Ontario: Kings are beginning to show up in 130 to 350 feet of water. A thermocline has set up at 110 to 120 feet. Bass fishing has been good in the Mexico Bay area. Oneida Lake: Walleye fishing has been fair in deep water, around 40 to 50 feet on trolled or drifted baits

Marinette Area

Chinook salmon have been cooperating out by Green Island, with the north side of the island being the most productive. Anglers have been reporting catches of chinooks in 80 feet of water, 50 to 60 feet down. Dodger/fly, Spin Doctors, and flashers tipped with fly or spoons have been providing some good action. Colors seem

Survey shows duck numbers are down

Memphis, Tenn. – Duck populations took a nearly double-digit dip this year but are still 11 percent above the long-term average, according to a U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service survey. The USFWS’s preliminary report on midcontinent breeding ducks and habitats, based on surveys conducted in May and early June, showed about 37.3 million breeding ducks


Willowemoc/Beaverkill: Water temperatures were starting to rise at last look, so limit your fishing to early morning or late evening. Neversink River: Fly anglers are reporting some browns being caught using nymphs, streamers, caddis, sulphers, light cahills, isonychias and olives. Esopus Creek: Fly anglers report having success using stoneflies, sulphers, olives, caddis, isonychias, nymphs and

Conservation groups agree on opening CRP for grazing

Springfield – Concern about landowners taking “early outs” from the federal Conservation Reserve Program took a back seat when the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced CRP acres in flooded counties will be opened for grazing. Designed to provide feed and forage for livestock while maintaining the conservation benefits to waterfowl habitat, the plan has garnered

Hudson dredge facility construction moving

Fort Edward, N.Y. (AP) – Hudson River dredging looks ready to launch, finally. Workers hired by General Electric Co. are finishing a canal-side wharf for barges and a hangar-sized building to squeeze dry polluted river mud. A rail yard is being built with nearly seven miles of track for shipping out the waste. After three

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