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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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The Muskie School] We have 154 Students Signed up for the Muskie…

The Muskie School] We have 154 Students Signed up for the Muskie…

Facebook Steve Reinstra posted in The Muskie School. Steve Reinstra February 28 at 10:37pm We have 154 students signed up for the Muskie School as of today! Many of you are signing up by online PayPal which helps in our record keeping & checkin. We are way ahead of last years registration numbers at this […]

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Posted in Boats, Conservation, Electronics, Equipment, Fishing, Fishing Clubs, Gear, Guiding, Habitat, Muskies, New Products, Outboard Motors, River Fishing, Seminars, Tactic, Tips and Techniques, Websites, Wisconsin River, Youth Programs0 Comments

February 26, 2017 Roost Count Summary

 February 26, 2017 Roost Count Summary Roost Count Summary February 27, 2017   Hello all you fine roost counters:   On February 26, 2017 you collectively tallied 39 eagles through 44 volunteer hours invested (Table 1).  This was our last count of the winter season and it seems as though we just got started.  Uff-da!  […]

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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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My Window on the River by Larry Neumaier Tuesday, February 21,2017

My Window on the River by Larry Neumaier Tuesday, February 21,2017

My Window on the River Tuesday, February 21, 2017 A Successful Day    This past Sunday I was lucky enough to witness the release of five rehabilitated bald eagles back into the wild. I have watched this before during the Sauk-Prairie Eagle Days in January but the weather and the smaller crowd made this day […]

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Posted in Birds, Birdwatching, Chidren's Events, Conservation, Conservation and Environmental Groups, Eagles, Habitat, Kids & Conservation, Outdoor Events, Photography, Photos, Websites, WI DNR, Wildlife, Wisconsin River0 Comments

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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Lake Winnebago Bottom Trawling Assessment Report (2016)

Lake Winnebago Bottom Trawling Assessment Report (2016)

Winnebago System Fisheries Enthusiasts:  Hot off the press, the 2016 Lake Winnebago bottom trawling assessment report is ready for distribution. As the report indicates, a number of game, pan and forage fish species had strong year classes in 2016.  Of particular interest is the record setting year class of black crappie and strong year classes […]

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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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