Wednesday, March 29th, 2023
Wednesday, March 29th, 2023

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

March 19, 2009

La Crosse Area

Anglers were having a little trouble getting onto Lake Onalaska last week because of a pressure ridge, but they were catching panfish and northern pike. Fishermen also were pushing boats across about 50 feet of ice last week at Dresbach in order to reach the Mississippi River. Those efforts paid off – walleyes and sauger …

La Crosse Area Read More »

Long Island/NYC

The codfishing off Montauk Point remains steady, with most fish in the low teens. Depending on the sea conditions, the fish are being caught while at anchor or drifting. Fresh skimmer clams have been the top bait while at anchor. When drifting, Viking-style jigs in the 10-to 24-ounce range have been the most productive. The

‘Black bear gone wild’ in Bureau County not so wild after all

Neponset, Ill. – A black bear captured in February in Bureau County probably was not wild, wildlife officials now suspect. DNR conservation police officers captured the 200-pound creature Feb. 4 after receiving a report it was sleeping in a field beneath brush and branches in western Bureau County. The animal, which was in semi-hibernation, was

Wolf River System/Lake Poygan Area

Anglers have been hammering on white bass and crappies on the Wolf River. White bass have been hitting all of the way from Lake Poygan to well above Fremont. Anglers have had to move around to stay with the white bass. Fall turkey hunting has been going pretty good for local hunters. Kiesow’s Landing, (920)


Lake Michigan: According to fishing reporter Cory Yarmuth, now is the time to get out and hit the discharges on the south end of the lake. Browns and coho are starting to get active on the lakefront from the boats. There is also some shore fishing opportunities on the south half. Fish the warm-water discharges

For a limited time, you can get full access to breaking news, all original Outdoor News stories and updates from the entire Great Lakes Region and beyond, the most up-to-date fishing & hunting reports, lake maps, photo & video galleries, the latest gear, wild game cooking tips and recipes, fishing & hunting tips from pros and experts, bonus web content and much, much more, all on your smartphone, tablet or desktop For just a buck per month!

Some restrictions apply. Not valid with other promotions. $1 per month for 6 months (you will be billed $6) and then your subscription will renew at standard subscription rates. For more information see Terms and Conditions. This offer only applies to and not for any Outdoor News print subscriptions. Offer valid thru 3/31/23.

Already a subscriber to Click here to login.

Before you go... Get the latest outdoor news sent to your inbox.

Sign up for our free newsletter.

Email Address(Required)
What outdoor activities interest you?