As possible changes to the state’s deer seasons linger, hunters were given notice this month that lottery drawings for resident firearms and muzzleloader seasons were going on as scheduled.
April 17, 2014
ASHLAND AREA The few anglers in Chequamegon Bay reported varied results. On the good days, anglers fishing in 30 feet of water in the channel are catching loads of smelt on waxies. At the hot pond and the head of the bay, anglers fishing in 10 to 15 feet of water report mixed results on
DOOR PENINSULA AND ALGOMA/KEWAUNEE AREA Whitefish action continues to stay consistent for ice anglers who have been venturing out. As of last week, the ice was still hanging in there on Green Bay, though it is slowly deteriorating. It could be classed as fair and walkable as of April 8. Henderson’s Point, Riley’s Bay, Larsen’s
LAKE MICHIGAN/METRO AREA LAKES The Rock River in Fort Atkinson, Jefferson, Watertown, and Indianford is ice-free and open to anglers wanting to target walleyes and saugers. Anglers fishing in boats will do best by drifting near deeper holes or current breaks while vertical jigging. A jig or river rig baited with a jumbo fathead, lake
Banquet/Fundraiser April 19: WTU Wisconsin Packerland Banquet, 5 p.m., Stadium View Bar, Green Bay. For more info call 800-274-5471. April 19: Neillsville Area WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., American Legion Hall. For more info call Jill Artac, 715-456-7395. April 21: WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Crickets, Amery. For more info call Tammy Zmuda, 715-554-3679. April 21: Packerland Delta Waterfowl Banquet, 5
District 1 — Ashland area No report available. District 2 — Cumberland area Warden Jesse Ashton, of Luck, had a subject from Milltown plead guilty in February to shooting a 9-point buck from a home near Luck at night over a lighted bait pile. The subject paid a $2,152 fine and lost his privileges for
Northern Bass Zone allows fishermen to keep largemouths starting Saturday, May 3
The Natural Resources Board agreed to take a closer look at a proposed deer/forest regeneration study that would close approximately 1,000 acres to the public in Vilas County.