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Northern pike put up a strong fight, but this one was no match for Cecelia Toshner, 5. Photo Credit: WDNR

Northern pike are waiting as ice fishing season ramps up with Free Fishing Weekend in Wisconsin

DNR experts urge extreme caution as ice conditions vary greatly MADISON — While the ice fishing season is off to a slower than usual start this year, anglers can be sure of one thing: when the ice finally cooperates, the northern pike will be waiting. In many areas of the…


Upriver Lakes sturgeon spearing season application deadline August 1

OSHKOSH – Sturgeon spearers have until Aug. 1 to apply for a 2012 Upriver Lakes sturgeon spearing lottery tag. Participation in the Upriver Lakes sturgeon spearing season on Lakes Butte des Morts, Winneconne and Poygan, is controlled through a lottery. Those people selected in the lottery will be notified by…


Apply for 2012 fishing tournament permits starting April 1

MADISON – Organizers of fishing tournaments planning events for 2012 can apply for their permits starting April 1, 2011. “If you plan on holding a tournament in 2012, we recommend that you apply in the open period that starts April 1 and runs through June 30 to have the best…


No traces of Asian carp found in Milwaukee waterways

MILWAUKEE — No traces of Asian carp DNA have been found in water samples collected from major Milwaukee waterways, according to the University of Notre Dame researchers who did the sampling. The researchers notified the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources of the results in a letter last week. The DNR…


Volunteer instructors, hunters’ dedication behind fatality-free gun-deer season

Remember to sign up for your hunter safety class MADISON – Hunting history repeated itself in Wisconsin 2010 – and the head of the state’s hunter education program is looking for a repeat performance in 2011. “Wisconsin ended its 2010 gun-deer season free of hunter fatalities,” Department of Natural Resources…


Volunteers needed for bear population study

MADISON — Are you knowledgeable about the outdoors? If so, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources needs your help with an upcoming bear population study. It’s easy, fun – and purposeful. Participants will help DNR scientists update the state black bear population estimate. Last completed in 2006 by the DNR…


Dozens of trout meetings set for March, April

Sessions seek feedback from trout anglers MADISON — Trout anglers can attend one of more than 30 meetings across the state in late March and early April to give feedback on inland trout fishing now and express their hopes for the future. The public meetings, part of Wisconsin’s review of…


Ice Fishing Shelter Removal Dates Approaching

Minnesota’s ice fishing shelter removal dates are fast approaching. Dark houses, fish houses and portables must be off the ice of inland waters no later than midnight on March 7 in the southern two-thirds of the state and March 21 in the northern third. The March 7 removal deadline applies…


Wisconsin Early Catch and Release Trout Season Opens March 5

MADISON – These are the good old days of fishing: anglers venturing out for the early catch-and-release trout season that opens March 5 should generally find more fish and more miles to fish than in the past 60 years. “Trout abundance is at or near all-time highs on most waters…


U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Fisheries Friends Sponsor Kids Fishing Event May 16 at the Genoa National Fish Hatchery in Wisconsin

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Friends of the Upper Mississippi River Fisheries Services will sponsor the seventh annual Kids Fishing Clinic at the Genoa National Fish Hatchery in Wisconsin on May 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.   Media are invited to enjoy a day alongside the…