All posts tagged "Wisconsin"

  • Outdoors
    An Apostle Islands Rediscovery

    RED CLIFF, Wis. — American marten have been discovered on Manitou and Stockton islands in the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore for the first time in more than 40 years, park officials say. An American marten was verified on Manitou Island in 2014 when a visitor took a photo of it running between...

  • Fishing
    Waiting For The Steelhead Run

    BRULE RIVER, Wis. — Here he comes now, around a bend in the Brule River, paddling upstream in his old green canoe, fly rod stowed but ready. It’s Duluth’s David Zentner, out this past Tuesday to see if he can fool a brookie or a brown trout. Zenter is 79 and almost...

  • Destinations
    Bow Hunters Again To Aid Hudson Deer Control

    A program that controls the whitetail deer population in Hudson, Wis., by allowing a select group of bow hunters to harvest them will continue for a sixth season.  The Hudson City Council recently renewed a contract with River Valley Deer Management, LLC, the group organized by local resident Lon Feia that will conduct...

  • Hunting
    Wis. Hunters: Survey Wildlife Surroundings

    Some of the best deer camp stories have nothing to do with deer. Could be that a hunter had an encounter with a mountain lion or a bear or a wolf. And, of course, there are the deer stories — of that big buck that couldn’t be bagged. There also are times when there are no wildlife-related...

  • Fishing
    A Whale Of A Wisconsin Sturgeon

    GARRISON, Minn. — Thirteen-year-old David Jacobson of Garrison, Minn., had already caught a 57-inch muskie — when he was 8. Last Saturday, the Jacobson guys took the boat over to Yellow Lake in Burnett County, Wis., to see if someone could catch a lake sturgeon larger than David’s muskie. Oh, my, did they. David,...

  • Destinations
    Celebrating Lake Sturgeon In Wisconsin, Too

    Despite the occasional traffic jam, the river access road off Minnesota State Highway 11 in the sleepy town of Birchdale, Minn., is mostly unassuming. It’s about a mile or two from the highway to the Rainy River here on the Minnesota-Ontario border – one of only a handful of accesses on the U.S. side to...

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