Please Excuse Me For Not Posting the Last Few Weeks 8-29-2017

I’d like to apologize to all my readers. I’ve had some severe medical problems and have not been able to work much on the website. I should be back and running regularly very soon. Please come back and I’ll try try to give you some of all the best activities happening in the great outdoors.I don’t just give information on hunting and fishing info and tips, I try to cover all the outdoors.  Sincerely, Gary A. Engberg Continue reading Please Excuse Me For Not Posting the Last Few Weeks 8-29-2017

Louisiana Enforcement Academy to Enroll 23 Cadets 5-24-2016

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ (LDWF) Law Enforcement Division will begin training up to 23 cadets in September of 2016 to bolster the ranks of agents in the field. The cadets will train at the department’s training facility housed within the Waddill Outdoor Education Center in Baton Rouge. Successful completion of six months of intensive physical and academic training is required to graduate. The opening dates that applications will be accepted for the “Wildlife Enforcement Cadet” position will be from June 6 to 30. “We are looking for men and women who have a love for the outdoors, … Continue reading Louisiana Enforcement Academy to Enroll 23 Cadets 5-24-2016

E.P.A. Broke Law With Social Media Push for Water Rule, Auditor Finds 12-14-2015

;WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency engaged in “covert propaganda” and violated federal law when it blitzed social media to urge the public to back an Obama administration rule intended to better protect the nation’s streams and surface waters, congressional auditors have concluded. From Our Advertisers The ruling by the Government Accountability Office, which opened its investigation after a report on the agency’s practices in The New York Times, drew a bright line for federal agencies experimenting with social media about the perils of going too far to push a cause. Federal laws prohibit agencies from engaging in lobbying and … Continue reading E.P.A. Broke Law With Social Media Push for Water Rule, Auditor Finds 12-14-2015

For Immediate Release | Union Sportsmen’s Alliance and West Virginia American Water Complete New Accessible Fishing Pier at Coonskin Park 11-15-2015

  USA Contact:        Jess LevensComm/Marketing Manager615-831-6795jessl@unionsportsmen.org WVAW Contact:Laura JordanExternal Affairs Manager304-932-7158laura.jordan@amwater.com Union Sportsmen’s Alliance and West Virginia American Water Complete New Accessible Fishing Pier at Coonskin Park CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Dec. 2, 2015) – A new fishing pier at Coonskin Park designed to accommodate individuals For Immediate Release | Union Sportsmen’s Alliance and West Virginia American Water Complete New Accessible Fishing Pier at Coonskin Parkwith physical disabilities was unveiled at a ribbon cutting today by the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA), West Virginia American Water and local union volunteers. The project, valued at $60,000, is a joint effort between the USA’s Work Boots … Continue reading For Immediate Release | Union Sportsmen’s Alliance and West Virginia American Water Complete New Accessible Fishing Pier at Coonskin Park 11-15-2015

B.A.S.S. Announces Sites Of BASSfest And Toyota Bassmaster Angler Of The Year Championship 11-2-2015

Bassmastermedia.com View this email in your browser   Bassmaster Elite Series pro Edwin Evers of Talala, Okla., earned a record two Elite Series wins during the 2015 season — his first at the Zippo Bassmaster BASSfest presented by A.R.E. Truck Caps on Kentucky Lake. In 2016, Evers will defend his BASSfest title on a fishery close to home, Oklahoma’s Lake Texoma.Photo by Gary Tramontina/Bassmaster IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Nov. 5, 2015B.A.S.S. Announces Sites Of BASSfest And Toyota Bassmaster Angler Of The Year Championship BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Two special events of the 2016 Bassmaster Elite Series will be held at new, or relatively … Continue reading B.A.S.S. Announces Sites Of BASSfest And Toyota Bassmaster Angler Of The Year Championship 11-2-2015

Browning Expands AB3 Rifle Line to Include Short Action Calibers in 2015 7-29-2015

  Browning Expands AB3 Rifle Line to Include Short Action Calibers in 2015 July 2015  Click here for press release and images   Browning is expanding the AB3 bolt-action rifle line to now include short action calibers for 2015. The AB3 is a super value rifle with incredible performance and features.  New short action calibers will include the 243 Win., 7mm-08 Rem., 308 Win. with 22″ barrel lengths. 270 WSM and 300 WSM chambered models will have 23″ barrel lengths.     The AB3 features a bolt lock override button that allows shooters to unload the firearm while leaving the … Continue reading Browning Expands AB3 Rifle Line to Include Short Action Calibers in 2015 7-29-2015

Northwoods Wisconsin Fishing/Outdoor Report/Calendar of Events. July 20, 2015 7-5-2015

As of  July 20, 2015.   Outdoor, Fishing, and Hunting Reports (and weekly calendars) for:   * Eagle River, Wisconsin;   * Central Wisconsin Lakes AND the Wisconsin River in Wisconsin’s Marathon and Lincoln Counties (near Mosinee and Wausau).   *As of July 20, 2015: THIS WEEK’S HEADLINE:   *  Smallmouth and largemouth bass, along with panfish putting on a good to excellent bite, with musky, walleye and northern good ; all in the Eagle River, Wisconsin area. * Musky, walleye, smallmouth and largemouth bass and panfish all hitting; all in and amidst the lakes and the Wisconsin River in … Continue reading Northwoods Wisconsin Fishing/Outdoor Report/Calendar of Events. July 20, 2015 7-5-2015

Nearly 5-foot Muskie Caught in Northland May Have Been State Record 9-30-2014

David Ramm of Blue Grass, Iowa, struggles to hold the muskie he caught while fishing with his dad, Gary Ramm of Davenport, Iowa, on Sept. 11 on Crane Lake. The Ramms measured the muskie at 58½ inches. It had a 28-inch girth. It was released. (Gary Ramm photo)  When David Ramm hooked the big muskie on Crane Lake, he wanted to make sure his dad got to see it. “I knew this was a fish of a lifetime,” said Ramm, 36, of Blue Grass, Iowa. “I said, ‘Look at her in case she gets off. I want you to see … Continue reading Nearly 5-foot Muskie Caught in Northland May Have Been State Record 9-30-2014

Honor First-time Deer Hunting Success with Free “First Deer Certificate” 9-15-2013

Hunters often remember the experience of their first deer harvest for a lifetime. Starting this year, we want to help commemorate this moment by offering a “First Deer Certificate.” Starting with the 2013 archery season and continuing through the gun hunt, first-time successful deer hunters can submit their information and a picture of their deer to be displayed on a free certificate. Visit dnr.wi.gov, and search keyword “deer” to fill out the first deer certificate form. Plug in information about when and where the deer was harvested, who you were hunting with and more! You can also provide a photo … Continue reading Honor First-time Deer Hunting Success with Free “First Deer Certificate” 9-15-2013

Local Column River Currents A Hot Bite for Perch on Madison’s Lake Mendota by Gary A. Engberg 8-5-2013

                                      Madison’s Lake Mendota has always been a good lake for yellow perch. If one goes back to the 1960’s and 1970’s, Lake Mendota was considered one of the premier perch lakes in the Midwest. It wasn’t like North Dakota’s Devils Lake, but it was very good fishing for good size perch and anglers from all over the bordering states would come to Madison during the summer and winter to catch one of the best tasting fish there is for the frying pan. I love to eat fish and I put perch up near the top with walleye and … Continue reading Local Column River Currents A Hot Bite for Perch on Madison’s Lake Mendota by Gary A. Engberg 8-5-2013