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

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April 29, 2010

Fishing opener may be more like Memorial Day

Woodruff, Wis. – Crazy, that’s what it is – fishermen launching boats on inland lakes on March 29 in Vilas County and DNR crews pulling survey nets from some northern Wisconsin lakes by April 10 because the walleyes were already done spawning. “We’re so far ahead that I fear we have now become southern Indiana,”

Schumacher buck highlights the Deer and Turkey Expo

Madison – More than 23,500 sportsmen and women attended the 2010 Wisconsin Deer and Turkey Expo held at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison in mid-April. Now in its 26th year, the event was a great success, according to organizer Glenn Helgeland, of Target Communications. “One of the largest crowds we’ve had,” he said. “Considering

State will scale back CWD tests

Albany – After nearly five years without a new case of chronic wasting disease in New York, the DEC is scaling back its intensive testing effort in the Oneida County area where CWD was first discovered. The move essentially means the state is “decommissioning” the CWD_”containment area” where the disease was first discovered in five

Protest off, but treaty debate returns

Cass Lake, Minn. – Members of two northern Chippewa bands – Leech Lake and White Earth – could be the next to enjoy off-reservation fishing, hunting, and gathering rights. And they want to co-manage with the state natural resources across a wide swath of north-central Minnesota. Last week, some Leech Lake officials said members of

Anglers ready to hit Carlyle

Carlyle, Ill. – A year ago, rain and wind played havoc on the first-ever competitive high school fishing championships. Even in adverse conditions, young anglers from all over Illinois refused to give up and continued casting until the proverbial final horn. Such effort – by participants, organizers and host Carlyle Lake – placed the event

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