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Arizona: Top 5 Winter Fishing Spots

Arizona: Top 5 Winter Fishing Spots

Alamo Lake has high populations of sportfish such as catfish, crappie and largemouth bass. Parker Canyon Lake, at 5,400 feet of elevation, is stocked with rainbow November through March. Lees Ferry on the Colorado River is cold in the shadow of a canyon, but fishing opportunities remain steady. The world record 5-pound, 12.8-ounce redear sunfish […]

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Local Column River Currents Wisconsin’s Early Canada Goose and Teal Seasons by Gary A. Engberg 6-21-2016

                Wisconsin’s Early Canada Goose and Teal Seasons      Last week, I wrote about the morning dove season that opens September 1st. There also is an early Canada goose season and teal season that also opens on the first of September. All of Wisconsin has a very good population of Canada geese throughout the state. […]

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Local Column River Currents Senior Fishing Outing at McFarlane’s by Gary A. Engberg 5-10-2016

    Senior Fishing Outing at McFarlane’s  If you’ve been a resident of Sauk City, Prairie du Sac, or any of the area’s neighboring towns and villages for any length of time then you probably know Wayne Whitemarsh. Wayne currently is the manager of the sporting goods department at McFarlane’s True Value store in Sauk City, […]

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Register Now for the World’s Largest Sportfishing Showcase   3-15-2016

Register Now for the World’s Largest Sportfishing Showcase 3-15-2016

Register Now for the World’s Largest Sportfishing Showcase ICAST Week 2016 will host 600 exhibitors, a 650,000-square-foot show floor, a week-long lineup of business and networking events and more than 13,000 attendees. All the details, including registration, are available at www.ICASTfishing.org. Make Your Plans for ICAST Super Tuesday ICAST Super Tuesday, July 12, is packed […]

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Local Column River Currents Spring Walleyes, Now’s the Time by Gary A. Engberg 3-4-2016

Spring Walleyes, Now’s the Time!   For area anglers who enjoy jigging the Mississippi River, the Wisconsin River, or any other Midwest river in the spring for walleyes, now’s the time to break out the fishing gear. As of this writing, smaller male walleyes and a few large pre-spawn females are being caught in many […]

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My Recent Article From Target Walleye Wading for Wisconsin River Walleyes By Gary A. Engberg   3-2-2016

My Recent Article From Target Walleye Wading for Wisconsin River Walleyes By Gary A. Engberg 3-2-2016

 Wading for Wisconsin River Spring Walleyes…..by Gary A. Engberg by Free Speech on March 3, 2016 Lodi, WI~ Lodi Valley News serving Lodi, WI & the Lake Wisconsin area with local information since Earth Day 2008.    I’ve kept fishing records for many years and some of the largest walleyes caught in my area of […]

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Local Column River Currents Lake Mendota’s Early Spring Crappie Hot Spots by Gary A. Engberg 2-28-2016

Lake Mendota’s Early Spring Crappies Hot Spots    Winter is finally winding down in south-central Wisconsin and the smell of spring is in the air. After months of “hard water” and decent ice fishing season, most anglers are anxiously waiting for open-water fishing for river walleyes and pre-spawn crappies. There are numerous locations around Lake […]

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Education And The Outdoors: 4 Ways You Can Take Learning Outside by Gary A. Engberg   2-17-2016

Education And The Outdoors: 4 Ways You Can Take Learning Outside by Gary A. Engberg 2-17-2016

Education And The Outdoors: 4 Ways You Can Take Learning Outside Kids are constantly indoors for school, homework time, television and video games. The lack of outdoor recreation is a major contributor towards child obesity. Homework and learning are major priorities, but they don’t necessarily need to occur indoors. You can integrate outdoor activities with […]

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Local Column River Currents Finally It’s Eagle Time and Bald Eagle Days by Gary A. Engberg 1-7-2015

  Finally, It’s Eagle Time Finally, the bald eagles have returned to the Lower Wisconsin River area. The above normal temperatures and lack of snow that we’ve experienced in November and much of December has kept many of the eagles that winter in our area from migrating to this winter home. The temperatures have been […]

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Ice Fishing Should Soon Be Here by Gary A. Engberg 12-14-2015

     Soon, it will be that time of year many of us in the Upper Midwest wait all spring, summer, and fall to arrive. What is this addictive outdoor activity that has grown adults risking their lives to be the first one to do it this winter? It’s ice fishing and usually by now anglers […]

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