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September 4, 2008


Crab Orchard Lake: Fishing traffic has been fairly light. Crappie anglers are holding in water 8-10 feet over cover or around bridge pillars. Minnows and jigs have been equally effective. Catfish are hitting throughout the lake on cut shad, leeches and stink bait. Some bluegill anglers are still reporting success around the rip rap on

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Hayward Area

Despite the cool and erratic weather, fishing has been pretty good. Muskies have been the highlight of the past week, and action was very good. Nearly all anglers are reporting sightings, follows, and strikes, and many catches have been made. Artificial baits have provided most of the action (jerkbaits, bucktails, and topwaters). Most of the

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Inside Outdoors

When I finally reached Cory Yarmuth, it was just after 7 a.m., and he was in the middle of a giant project at his job. The McHenry man is an electrical instrumentation technician, which means his work ethic and practical skill set are several notches above, let’s say, your typical editor. “This is the only

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Season Dates

Sept. 13: Early bear season opens, Adirondack Range. Sept. 20: Grouse season opens, Northern Zone. Sept. 20-21: Youth Waterfowl Hunt, Northeastern & Southeastern zones. Banquets/Fundraisers Sept. 5: Lake Champlain Friends of the NRA Banquet, Knights of Columbus Hall, Port Henry, 5:30 p.m. For more info call Don Sage, 518-585-7250. Sept. 5: Cooperstown Sportsman’s DU Banquet,

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Ashland Area

Trolling has been good, mainly outside of Chequamegon Bay – the flats east of Madeline along the refuge line, in amongst most of the islands, and over off the south shore off of “Corny” and Herbster. Lake trout are being caught with the most consistency, but a few salmon, browns, splake, and steelhead are showing

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