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9.5 hours!

9.5 hours!

    River Alliance’s executive director Raj Shukla speaks at the SB 76/AB 105 high-capacity well bill hearing. See River Alliance’s full testimony.  Two Minutes, One Email Last Wednesday there was a 9.5 hour hearing on Wisconsin’s groundwater. BIG thanks to Central Sands Water Action Coalition (CSWAC) advocates and many more citizen advocates from around the state! […]

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Crazy Jigging Rap Catch, Walleye Swims 500 miles, River Fishing Right Now

Crazy Jigging Rap Catch, Walleye Swims 500 miles, River Fishing Right Now

Reminder: If you’re getting this Target Walleye/Ice email for the first time, a friend probably signed you up! Today’s Top 4 Banded walleye swims 500+ miles.  Guide Chris Bartsch caught this Great Lakes walleye that just couldn’t sit still: > “Talk about a trip!! This [21.25″] walleye with the jaw tag was caught on March […]

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Open Water Walleyes and Saugers by Gary A. Engberg

 Open Water Walleyes and Saugers   Hard-core anglers have always known that there are walleyes and saugers to catch in the open water below most rivers during the late winter and very early spring in the Midwest. The Wisconsin and Mississippi Rivers have hydro dams on them and if the temperature is above freezing, an […]

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Crappie Crusade | Wisconsin Fishing Expo This Weekend!

Crappie Crusade | Wisconsin Fishing Expo This Weekend!

Share Tweet +1 Preview in browser THIS WEEKEND! Wisconsin Fishing Expo to add Second Floor Profits to be given to local fishing clubs/non-profit groups The Wisconsin Fishing Expo (WFE, formerly known as the Madison Fishing Expo) will produce their largest expo ever, with more exhibitors than ever, including a new second floor! The 2017 WFE […]

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FISHING NEWS: Fresh Array of Colors

FISHING NEWS: Fresh Array of Colors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       ?     A Simple Plan for River Species  B-Fish-N Tackle unleashes game-winning colors in its AuthentX Pulse-R and Moxi softbaits   Coralville, IA (February 7, 2017) – Nothing’s so sublime as your first spring reunion with river walleyes. If life could be as easy, simple and satisfying as […]

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Michigan: Effects of Dams on Fish Populations

Michigan: Effects of Dams on Fish Populations

Dams are constructed for a variety of reasons. Historically, many were built for water power to run mills. Later, many of these same mill dams were used for things like hydropower. Other dams were built for reasons such as navigation, recreation, lake level control, or aesthetics. Some dams are very small while some very large […]

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Posted in Catfish, Conservation, Fishing, Fishing Reports, Habitat, Mississippi River, Muskies, Northern Pike, Other states Programs, Panfish, River Fishing, Tactic, Tips and Techniques, Walleye, Websites, Wisconsin River0 Comments

Open Water Brown Trout in Lake Michigan

 I just received this wonderful photo from Captain Eric Haatajaa of Milwaukee. Eric is guiding open water in the McKinley Park and the power plant discharge near Milwaukee. Eric’s contact info is (414)-779-0479 and email ehfishing@gmail.com . Fishing with Eric is a great way to spend a day fishing no matter what time of the […]

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Re: Roost Count Results

Dear Jeb, For the Sugar Loaf Roost Count we recorded only 5 eagles in the roost: 3 adults and 2 immatures. We also saw 2 adults fly over. We started at 3:00 and ended at 5:00 pm (we would have gone to 5:15 but we had no sign of any eagles after 4:30 and with […]

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Don’t Pause Jigging Spoons, Finding Panfish on New Lakes, Huge Hams

Don’t Pause Jigging Spoons, Finding Panfish on New Lakes, Huge Hams

Hope your 2017 is off to a great start! Make sure to set some fishing goals or they won’t happen — like losing adding a few inches onto your waist biggest walleye (lol). Thanks much for reading, and thanks to all the companies and people that make TWI possible.Reminder: If you’re getting this Target Walleye/Ice […]

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Record Burbot Caught, Giant Walleye Video, Jigging Bait Hand Model

Record Burbot Caught, Giant Walleye Video, Jigging Bait Hand Model

If you’re receiving this Target Walleye/Ice email — covering the best of walleye fishing during open water and the best of ice fishing during hard water — for the first time, a friend probably signed you up! Target Walleye/Ice is brought to you by Al and Ron Lindner, Jim Kalkofen and other walleye and ice […]

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