Dan Durbin

Watching a group of seniors head off to college

Classmates and teammates Nate Darin, Sam Braunschweig, Will Summers, and Blake Durbin shared one last “tournament” before college this fall. (Photo by Dan Durbin)I remember when my son, Blake, started his senior football season last fall. It began a countdown of sorts.  Eight games.  Seven.  Six. And then, tears, as the clock hit 0.00 for the last time in the…

Spring fish and game hearings: Sportsmen again support conservation

Question No. 16, which overwhelmingly passed, 5,120 to 2,488, asked if residents would favor reducing the daily walleye bag limit from five to three (only one could be a sauger or hybrid) on the Lake Winnebago system in Calumet, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Marquette, Outagamie, Shawano, Waupaca, Waushara and Winnebago counties. (billMARCHEL.com)On April 8, the DNR and Conservation Congres…

Free kids fishing clinics taking place around Wisconsin on Saturday, April 12

The 35th annual free spring fishing clinics are scheduled from 9 a.m. through 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 12, allowing kids 15 and under to wet a line, get some fishing education, and even fill their bellies. While these Wisconsin DNR clinics are free, people are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item for the Hunger Task Force, which will distribute…