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  • DNR: Lowering Beaver Dam River kills thousands of fish
  • BEAVER DAM, Wis. — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says thousands of fish have died in Beaver Dam as a result of a culvert project. Officials lowered the water level in the Beaver Dam River last week so construction work could be done ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 6/22/2017 3:00:00 PM
  • Jackson: Father, son discover the joy of fishing
  • I have invested a considerable amount of time and energy with Wisconsin guide Billie Heim. The two main reasons for my affinity for this character is that Heim makes me laugh all the time, and he seems to have a natural talent for finding big fish on Lake
  • Daily Herald
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  • 6/22/2017 12:13:00 AM
  • Boys and Girls Club, CP Center team up to fish
  • "This is a really cool opportunity that they're having to learn from one another, have fun, and do an old Wisconsin tradition of getting out and fishing," said Stephanie Nespoli, the Director of Communications for the Boys and Girls Club of Green Bay.
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  • 6/21/2017 11:48:00 PM
  • DNR: Lowering river kills thousands of fish in Beaver Dam
  • BEAVER DAM, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says thousands of fish have died in Beaver Dam as a result of a culvert project. Officials lowered the water level in the Beaver Dam River last week so construction work could be done ..
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  • 6/20/2017 2:31:00 PM
  • DNR: Lowering river kills thousands of fish in Beaver Dam
  • BEAVER DAM, Wis. - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says thousands of fish have died in Beaver Dam as a result of a culvert project. Officials lowered the water level in the Beaver Dam River last week so construction work could be done near ..
  • Channel 3000
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  • 6/20/2017 5:43:00 AM
  • Thousands of fish die after Beaver Dam lowers water level in river
  • The city opened the dam back up early Friday morning and water levels are now what the city calls acceptable. They are working with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to prevent future fish loss as this construction project goes forward.
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  • 6/20/2017 3:24:00 AM
  • Thousands of fish die after Beaver Dam lowers water level in river
  • The city opened the dam back up early Friday morning and water levels are now what the city calls acceptable. They are working with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to prevent future fish loss as this construction project goes forward.
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  • 6/19/2017 11:31:00 PM
  • Chicken-derived compound boosts fish survival
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers found that oil from the preen gland on the tails of chickens has anti-inflammatory properties that boost the growth of fish and survival amid stress. The team surmises that fish exposed to the compound grow ...
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  • 6/19/2017 5:35:00 PM
  • Compound from chickens could improve fish farms
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers discovered the oil has anti-inflammatory properties, Wisconsin Public Radio reported. University animal science professor Mark Cook knew from previous research that another anti-inflammatory compound boosted fish
  • The Daily News Local News
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  • 6/19/2017 3:58:00 PM
  • Compound from chickens being used to improve fish farms
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers discovered the oil has anti-inflammatory properties. They ran a test using fathead minnows and saw an increase in growth. Researchers believe the oil allows fish to focus energy that's otherwise spent fighting ..
  • NBC26
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  • 6/19/2017 7:37:00 AM
  • Compound from chickens being used to improve fish farms
  • Wisconsin Public Radio reports that University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers discovered the oil has anti-inflammatory properties. They ran a test using fathead minnows and saw an increase in growth. Researchers believe the oil allows fish to focus ...
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  • 6/18/2017 11:54:00 PM
  • Jerry Davis: Local fishing guide knows Wisconsin River for walleyes
  • SAUK CITY -- When Wayne Whitemarsh, the sporting goods manager at McFarlanes’ in Sauk City, was asked several weeks ago where the fish are biting, he immediately thought of Joel Ballweg, who knows Lake Wisconsin and other Wisconsin River fishing spots as .
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  • 6/18/2017 9:55:00 AM
  • Paddock Lake pursuing fish stocking for lake
  • Paddock Lake is pursuing a new round of fish stocking for its namesake body of water. Village administrator Tim Popanda has been communicating with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources about the stocking. While there is a lot of interest in ...
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  • 6/15/2017 2:19:00 PM
  • Video Hatch: “Tim Landwehr, Tight Lines Fly Fishing Co.”
  • The Back Forty mine is a proposed sulfide mine 150ft from the banks of Wisconsin’s Menominee River. In this video, Tim Landwehr of Tight Lines Fly Fishing Co. talks about the impact this mine would have on the health of the Menominee River. Via River ...
  • midcurrent.com
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  • 6/15/2017 12:40:00 PM
  • Fishing: Black River Country
  • John Mercure is joined by Chris Hardie, Executive Director of the Black River Area Chamber of Commerce, to explain why the fishing scene in Black River Country may be some of the best in all of western Wisconsin. The fact that this area has so many ...
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  • 6/14/2017 10:57:00 PM
  • Hard and Soft Fishing Hires Industry Veteran Alec Beigle
  • ABOUT: Hard & Soft Fishing has roots dating back to 1922, when their first brand, Uncle Josh, began manufacturing in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin. They have grown to represent nearly every tackle category on the market for both ice and open-water fishing.
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  • 6/14/2017 6:06:00 AM
  • DAVIS COLUMN: June fishing can be fickle, flabbergasting or fantastic
  • June is wearing on and trout anglers await one last emergence, a giant Mayfly, Hexagenia, before a July and August lull sends many to wade in the Wisconsin River for smallmouth bass. Night fishing may put some trout in hand, but resolute anglers know of ..
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  • 6/13/2017 6:46:00 PM
  • Like valium for fish? UW-Madison discovery aims to solve stress in fish farms
  • A University of Wisconsin–Madison group that discovered a way to improve survival in fish farms has begun to unravel the mechanism behind their unexpected finding. In a series of experiments, they are probing how an oil from a gland that birds use to ...
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison News
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  • 6/12/2017 5:08:00 PM
  • Jerry Davis: Fishing for trout tough in heat
  • Trout anglers might have something big on their minds during the next several weeks before they put away the fly rod during July, or trek toward the Wisconsin River to fish for smallmouth bass. One of the largest mayflies is beginning to hatch. This giant
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  • 6/11/2017 10:42:00 AM
  • Clubs to host youth fishing outing July 15
  • LAONA, Wis. — The Boundary Waters Musky Club, along with the Headwaters and Title Town chapters of Muskies Inc., will sponsor the fifth annual Northeast Wisconsin Kids Fishing Outing for youths ages 10 to 17 on Saturday, July 15. Registration will be ...
  • The Daily News Local News
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  • 6/11/2017 5:21:00 AM
  • Genoa National Fish Hatchery hosts kids fishing event
  • The Genoa National Fish Hatchery and the Southwest Wisconsin District Lions club hosted their annual "Fishability" Kids fishing event Saturday morning. The event helped get kids of all abilities out to explore what fishing is about. Participants were able
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  • 6/10/2017 11:18:00 PM
  • Fishability Provides a Valuable Fishing Experience
  • Individuals who may not otherwise get the chance to take part in one of Wisconsin's hallowed past times did just that this morning thanks to the Genoa Fish Hatchery. Organized by the Genoa Lions Club, the Fishability event provides an opportunity for ...
  • WXOW 19
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  • 6/10/2017 10:56:00 PM
  • Fishing and Boating in Wisconsin
  • Since there are over 15,000 lakes within the state’s borders, the freshwater boating and fishing opportunities in Wisconsin are practically endless. Get your fishing license or register your new boat, use these resources and start exploring the waterways .
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  • 6/9/2017 11:53:00 PM
  • Kids Fishing Derby
  • Little fishermen whooped and jumped as they reeled in their catches. Partners/donors for the event included Walleyes for Northwest Wisconsin, Hayward Bass Club, Hayward Bait and Tackle, West’s Hayward Dairy, Firehouse Bakery and Deli and the US Forest ...
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  • 6/9/2017 5:56:00 PM
  • Don’t eat the fish: Push to study toxins in local waters
  • “Never eat the catfish,” he warns, and mentions the PCB levels in his home state of Wisconsin, where the Fox River is so toxic that those studying it suit up in protective gear and respirators before wading in. How much exposure is too much?
  • C-Ville Weekly
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  • 6/7/2017 12:46:00 PM
  • Speaker to present program about fish in the Black River watershed
  • The meeting will be held in the Jackson County Bank community room beginning at 6:30 p.m. Former fisheries technician and fisheries operations supervisor with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Pete Segerson will present the program about the ..
  • La Crosse Tribune
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  • 6/6/2017 10:01:00 PM
  • Wall St dips; 2017's laggards tick up, Apple slips
  • Wisconsin. "With people starting to bottom-fish the 10-year (yield), you bet on financials," he said. Utilities, expected to underperform as yields rise, fell 0.48 percent. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 22.25 points, or 0.1 percent, to 21,184.04 ..
  • Times of India
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  • 6/5/2017 8:25:00 PM
  • Families go fish for free Saturday
  • There were also hotdogs, hamburgers, and refreshments offered to participants on location. The event was held on Wisconsin's free fishing day when adults and children are able to fish throughout the state without a fishing license.
  • Your Daily Globe
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  • 6/5/2017 4:38:00 AM
  • Kids Fish for Free
  • Kids of all ages got the opportunity to fish for free at Pettibone Lagoon. It was the 6th annual Take Kids Fishing Day, put on by the Western Wisconsin AFL-CIO. Beautiful weather, full gear provided and a picnic lunch made for a perfect fishing experience.
  • WXOW 19
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  • 6/4/2017 7:12:00 PM
  • How Grizzlies, Monarchs and Even Fish Can Benefit From US Highways
  • "We found pike moved more than 30 miles to spawn, using shallow water bodies including many roadside ditches," said Dan Oele, a fisheries biologist now working for Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources who conducted a study on pike migration in the ...
  • Truth Out
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  • 6/4/2017 4:16:00 PM
  • FREE WEEKEND: Wisconsin state parks, trails and fishing
  • Wisconsin (WQOW) - Are you looking for some outdoor fun this weekend? The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources' "Free Fun for Everyone" weekend is June 3 through 4. During the first full weekend in June, Wisconsin residents and visitors can enjoy many
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  • 6/2/2017 9:04:00 PM
  • Summer comes, well sorta, to Chicago fishing: Midwest Fishing Report
  • Illinois’ daily bag remains at two. The Wisconsin DNR Lake Michigan Report is generally posted on Tuesday and includes a Root river section. Click here for the stream flow update, which can be really important for how good the fishing is. Staff at ...
  • Chicago Sun Times
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  • 5/31/2017 5:30:00 AM
  • Fish fry returns to Devil's Lake
  • Trout won’t be the only fish available at Devil’s Lake this summer. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources stocks the lake with trout, northern pike and walleye for anglers. Starting Friday, Baraboo chef Mike Althen will bring baked haddock ...
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  • 5/30/2017 10:35:00 PM
  • DNR determines several factors led to Janesville fish kill
  • JANESVILLE, Wis. - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has determined several compounding factors caused a fish kill at Traxler Park in Janesville. Ethan Lee, Janesville parks and forestry coordinator, said someone reported the fish kill to the .
  • Channel 3000
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  • 5/27/2017 3:57:00 PM
  • NRHS students planted trout ahead of fishing opener
  • As part of that project, Shores works with local hatcheries and area students to plant trout in local streams and rivers ahead of the fishing opener in Wisconsin. "I've been doing this for quite a few years. I had done a reach out program in the past that
  • New Richmond News
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  • 5/27/2017 10:05:00 AM
  • Fish kill hits Traxler Park Lagoon in Janesville
  • JANESVILLE, Wis. - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is investigating a fish kill at a popular fishing spot in Janesville. Ethan Lee, a city parks and forestry coordinator, said the DNR is investigating several fish kills around the state.
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  • 5/26/2017 12:01:00 AM
  • Chetek picked to host fishing opener in 2018
  • Gov. Scott Walker will be invited to the Chetek Chain of Lakes on May 4–6, 2018, for the 53rd annual Wisconsin Indian Head Country’s Governors Fishing Opener. Wisconsin Indian Head Country has been holding the Governors Fishing Opener since 1965 moving ...
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  • 5/24/2017 1:00:00 PM
  • OUTDOORS REPORT: Windy times makes for mixed fishing
  • I haven't heard much on trout, either." Up north, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources reports fishermen have been having success fishing the Flambeau River for walleye and bass and that northern pike, walleye and smallmouth bass were being caught
  • La Crosse Tribune
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  • 5/24/2017 3:34:00 AM
  • Fishing Sideways With New Baits
  • He took this walleye on a board from Green Bay near Oconto Wisconsin. Notice the planer boards in the background in the water. To see all the newest episodes of the Fishing the Midwest television series, new fishing related tips, and fishing articles ...
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  • 5/23/2017 8:26:00 PM
  • Big Action on Bass-Muskie Combo Trips
  • For flies, Britt Stoudenmire recommends these. “I had the pleasure of fishing with river guide Brad Bohen several years ago in the beautiful North Woods of Wisconsin and he introduced to me to several of his flies that have proven to be winners here in V .
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  • 5/23/2017 5:12:00 PM
  • Pro fishing tour: Bryan Schmitt holds off field to win first FLW Tour event
  • Despite not landing the size of fish he wanted, Stefan was thrilled to be able to fish in Wisconsin again. “After seven years on tour, I am really just happy that we had a tournament in Wisconsin,” said Stefan, who bagged 11-7 Sunday to finish with a ...
  • La Crosse Tribune
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  • 5/22/2017 12:37:00 PM
  • Pro fishing tour: Schmitt holds off field to win first FLW Tour event
  • Despite not landing the size of fish he wanted, Stefan was just thrilled to be able to fish in Wisconsin again. “After seven years on tour, I am really just happy that we had a tournament in Wisconsin,” said Stefan, who bagged 11-7 Sunday to finish ...
  • Winona Daily News
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  • 5/22/2017 1:39:00 AM
  • Pro fishing tour: Schmitt holds off field to win first FLW Tour event
  • Despite not landing the size of fish he wanted, Stefan was just thrilled to be able to fish in Wisconsin again. “After seven years on tour, I am really just happy that we had a tournament in Wisconsin,” said Stefan, who bagged 11-7 Sunday to finish ...
  • La Crosse Tribune
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  • 5/22/2017 1:33:00 AM
  • Action Outdoors: Trout - another great fishing option
  • And Minnesota, with 116, is second only to Alaska in the number of lake trout lakes. Wisconsin too, has some great trout streams that provide excellent fishing. The steelhead (rainbow) trout run is very popular all around Lake Superior during late March ..
  • Walkermn
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  • 5/20/2017 2:02:00 PM
  • Outdoors: Trout: Another great spring fishing option
  • And Minnesota, with 116, is second only to Alaska in the number of Lake trout lakes. Wisconsin too, has some great trout streams that provide excellent fishing. The steelhead (rainbow) trout run is very popular all around Lake Superior during late March ..
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  • 5/20/2017 12:15:00 PM
  • Stolen Wisconsin fish photo rekindles a Rice Lake debate
  • Wisconsin, be on the lookout for this picture. It’s a picture of Louie Spray, of Rice Lake, Wis., who once owned the Wisconsin musky record — three times. He died in 1984, his gravestone noting his fishing prowess. Someone stole his picture from the ...
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  • 5/19/2017 10:09:00 PM
  • Wisconsin's Stefan leads Day One of FLW Tour on Mississippi River
  • "I feel like the way I'm fishing is a lot different than what a lot of guys would probably expect," said Stefan, a seven-year Tour veteran who is one of three Wisconsin residents competing in the event. "I live on the Wisconsin River, which is literally a
  • Outdoors FIRST
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  • 5/19/2017 3:43:00 PM
  • Wisconsin’s Stefan leads Day One of FLW Tour on Mississippi River
  • "I feel like the way I'm fishing is a lot different than what a lot of guys would probably expect," said Stefan, a seven-year Tour veteran who is one of three Wisconsin residents competing in the event. "I live on the Wisconsin River, which is literally a
  • OutdoorsFIRST
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  • 5/19/2017 2:57:00 PM
  • Ron Johnson: Mueller Shouldn't Embark on 'Fishing Expedition'
  • "What I don't want to see is an expanding fishing expedition," the Wisconsin Republican told Fox News' "America's Newsroom" anchor Bill Hemmer. "I don't want to see what happened with Valerie Plame, where we knew up front who did reveal that, and we had ..
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  • 5/18/2017 7:07:00 PM
  • Fishing Season Opens in Upper Peninsula
  • Marie and the city of the same name in Ontario. Wildlife officials say anglers should consult the DNR's annual Fishing Guide for regulations governing the Michigan-Wisconsin boundary waters, Big Island Lakes Complex, Sylvania Wilderness Area and the Seney
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  • 5/15/2017 4:27:00 PM
  • Fishing season opens in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
  • Marie and the city of the same name in Ontario. Wildlife officials say anglers should consult the DNR’s annual Fishing Guide for regulations governing the Michigan-Wisconsin boundary waters, Big Island Lakes Complex, Sylvania Wilderness Area and the ...
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  • 5/15/2017 1:32:00 PM
  • WI woman catches monster fish, and then goes into labor on boat
  • For Aron and Lacey Kastern, fishing is a big part of the life. They live in Northern Wisconsin and for Lacey, who was 10-days overdue with their second child, fishing on Mother's Day weekend is the way she wanted it. "It was quite a fight," Kastern chuckle
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  • 5/14/2017 5:46:00 PM
  • The ‘fishing’ side of fishing
  • “My mom likes fishing a lot because she likes to catch northerns,” Raven said. “We went fishing one time in Wisconsin and it was my first time on a big river like that. We were fishing for muskies, but I caught a sunny, which was not what I really ...
  • Hibbing Daily Tribune
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  • 5/14/2017 11:05:00 AM
  • Gary Engberg: Spring prime time to fish from shore
  • The areas that I’m fishing regularly and guiding on are the Madison chain of lakes (Lakes Mendota, Monona, Waubesa, Kegonsa, and Wingra) and the Wisconsin River from the Wisconsin Dells to Spring Green. There are numerous locations around the Madison ...
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  • 5/14/2017 10:11:00 AM
  • WI woman catches monster fish, and then goes into labor on boat
  • For Aron and Lacey Kastern, fishing is a big part of the life. They live in Northern Wisconsin and for Lacey, who was 10-days overdue with their second child, fishing on Mother's Day weekend is the way she wanted it. "It was quite a fight," Kastern chuckle
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  • 5/14/2017 5:15:00 AM
  • Fish Farm Regulations Rolled Back
  • AB160 drew support from business groups, fish farms and grocers, and was opposed by environmental groups. The measure’s chief backer was Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC), the state’s largest business group. WMC has spent more than $18.6 million ...
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  • 5/13/2017 7:04:00 PM
  • GOP convo kicks off with fish fry, dueling pianos
  • Gov. Scott Walker hosted a reception today to kick off state GOP convention at Chula Vista Resort in the Wisconsin Dells. The reception featured a fish fry, dueling pianos and a brief address from Walker. Prior to the governor’s reception, Walker ...
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  • 5/13/2017 2:50:00 AM
  • Wisconsin State Senate Just Approved Dangerous Fish Farming Bill
  • According to the Star Tribune, the Wisconsin state senate has passed a bill that would seriously weaken fish farm regulations. The dangerous new proposal would allow fish farms to discharge waste into a wetland without a permit. Additionally, natural ...
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  • 5/11/2017 9:02:00 PM
  • NPAA NewsBLAST May 2017
  • Woodland Elementary Is located in Kimberly, Wisconsin. While Greg or should I say ‘Captain Greg’ was hosting his Fishing Basics seminar the kids entertaining laughed and said ‘You’re not boring!!!’. Greg laughed and said ‘I sure hope ...
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  • 5/10/2017 12:08:00 PM
  • Governor’s Fishing Opener enjoyed by many
  • The fish were released. Guests at Friday night’s opening banquet were welcomed by Ruth Skeie, president of Wisconsin Indianhead Country; and James Bolen, executive director of the Cable Area Chamber of Commerce. “We’re unbelievably happy to be ...
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  • 5/10/2017 12:34:00 AM
  • Registration Closes Tonight For NABC at Sturgeon Bay
  • And in May of 2014, Wisconsin's Jason Stangel and Chris Cox put together an NABC record-setting five-bass limit weighing 30 pounds even to top the field. As proof the fishery hasn't faltered, it took a two-day, 10-fish limit of 53 pounds, 10 ounces for ...
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  • 5/9/2017 5:04:00 AM
  • Experiencing the US: Prom, baseball and the fish fry
  • “The area (Hanover) is more like the area in the southern part of Wisconsin.” And he’s developed a taste for a local fixture, the Friday night fish fry, which he named his favorite food in the U.S. “They are pretty awesome. Unfortunately, we don ...
  • The Daily News Local News
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  • 5/8/2017 4:12:00 PM
  • 174 Friday night fish frys and counting: Zak’s Cafe
  • Originally hailing from Fond du Lac, Wisconsin—home of Walleye Weekend, the self-professed "World's Largest Walleye Fish Fry"—Caleb Westphal has not missed a Friday Night fish fry since sometime in 2013. He's a fanatic of music, film, and American history.
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  • 5/8/2017 12:37:00 AM
  • Walker kicks off Governor's Fishing Opener with 2 walleye
  • CABLE, Wis. (AP) --Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker kicked off the 52st annual Governor's Fishing Opener by catching two walleye. Walker was in Cable on Saturday for the event on Lake Namekagon. Walker says fishing is a time-honored tradition and tourism ...
  • WEAU 13 NEWS
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  • 5/7/2017 10:08:00 PM
  • Fishing Opener Kicks Off
  • Whether you're a business owner or just love fishing, it's all part of the Wisconsin experience. "It's a super big resource we have. A lot of people take advantage of it," said Rasmussen. "I love it. I mean, whenever we get a chance, my family likes to ...
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  • 5/7/2017 5:15:00 PM
  • Invasive fish blocks boaters from cruising part of Fox River
  • Boaters traveling from Green Bay to Lake Winnebago are facing obstacles because of an invasive fish called the round goby. Wisconsin Public Radio reports that most of the 16 locks that run between De Pere and Appleton on the Fox River are open, but two of
  • Channel 3000
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  • 5/7/2017 4:29:00 PM
  • Opening weekend for state fishing season
  • Wisconsin Fishermen were able to hit advantage of the many state lakes this weekend. According to the Wisconsin DNR the fishing industry is 2.3 billion dollars industry in the state. The Inland Fishing Opener is normally the first Saturday in May.
  • We Are Green Bay
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  • 5/7/2017 4:41:00 AM
  • Wisconsin Governor’s Fishing Home Opener
  • It’s that time of year again when anglers are arriving in schools, launching their boats at Lake Namakagon. Motors tilt into the water for the first time of 2017 as anglers headed out to their favorite fishing spot on Saturday morning. “It’s always ...
  • FOX 21 News
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  • 5/7/2017 3:54:00 AM
  • Fishing Season kicks off in Wisconsin
  • Rib Mountain (WAOW) -- The long-awaited fishing season kicked off in Wisconsin Saturday. Governor Scott Walker said hundreds of thousands of anglers from out of state come to town every year to hit to lakes and rivers. Each body of water has its own ...
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  • 5/7/2017 3:02:00 AM
  • Walker kicks off Governor’s Fishing Opener with 2 walleye
  • CABLE, Wis. — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker kicked off the 52st annual Governor’s Fishing Opener by catching two walleye. Walker was in Cable on Saturday for the event on Lake Namekagon. Walker says fishing is a time-honored tradition and tourism ...
  • FOX 6 Now
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  • 5/6/2017 11:51:00 PM
  • Tips For Wisconsin Fishing Opener
  • Crankbaits opening day? Absolutely! Walleyes will have completed spawning and they will be hungry. Wisconsin anglers should set out to find some fresh, green weeds to fish this opener. Walleyes like shallow flats because the water is usually a little ...
  • Outdoors FIRST
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  • 5/6/2017 11:45:00 PM
  • Fishing Season kicks off in Wisconsin
  • The long-awaited fishing season kicked off in Wisconsin Saturday. Governor Scott Walker said hundreds of thousands of anglers from out of state come to town every year to hit to lakes and rivers. Each body of water has its own specific rules when it comes
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  • 5/6/2017 11:25:00 PM
  • Walker Snags 2 Walleye At Wis. Governor’s Fishing Opener
  • CABLE, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker kicked off the 52st annual Governor’s Fishing Opener by catching two walleye. Walker was in Cable on Saturday for the event on Lake Namekagon. Walker says fishing is a time-honored tradition and tourism ...
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  • 5/6/2017 6:42:00 PM
  • Walker kicks off Governor's Fishing Opener with 2 walleye
  • CABLE, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker kicked off the 52st annual Governor's Fishing Opener by catching two walleye. Walker was in Cable on Saturday for the event on Lake Namekagon. Walker says fishing is a time-honored tradition and tourism ...
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  • 5/6/2017 6:32:00 PM
  • The fishing opener is here!
  • I was sitting in Dave Carlson’s boat on the Wisconsin Governor’s Fishing opener a few years back. Many of you remember Carlson who hosted the biggest and best TV outdoor program in Wisconsin and 16 states nationally. The opener was on Lake Tainter ...
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  • 5/6/2017 4:08:00 PM
  • Angling again: Opening weekend of fishing is a long-awaited tradition
  • Any hunting or fishing license needed in the state of Wisconsin can be purchased directly from the website on a computer or smartphone. Once the purchase is complete, the website will let the user know if they are able to use their driver's license as ...
  • The Northwoods River News
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  • 5/6/2017 12:43:00 PM
  • Inland fishing season opener
  • Hundreds of people will be heading out on the waters today in Wisconsin to kick off the fishing opener. We were live from Shawano Lake checking in with people as they prepare for the season. For more information click here.
  • Fox11
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  • 5/6/2017 11:51:00 AM
  • Boom times for fish populations in Wisconsin lakes
  • Scientists puzzle over mysterious disappearance of mercury from Utah s Great Salt Lake. It’s a mystery that has some of the planet’s best minds stumped: Just where has the methylmercury in Utah’s Great Salt Lake disappeared to? After all, it was only ...
  • environmentguru.com
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  • 5/6/2017 11:00:00 AM
  • Festivities Build Excitement for Wis. Fishing Opener
  • Crowds old and young came out to Cable, Wisconsin for the 52nd Annual Wisconsin Fishing Opener kickoff on Friday night. The banquet included food, music and opening remarks from Governor Scott Walker. "It's actually good to be back here in Cable.
  • WDIO-TV
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  • 5/6/2017 4:17:00 AM
  • The Wait is Almost Over For Wisconsin Anglers
  • Cable, Wisc. - The wait is almost over in Wisconsin. The opener is less than a day away for hook and line fishing for many fish species and this year - the governor's opener is on Lake Namakagon. Chelsie Brown caught up with DNR Fisheries Biologist Scott .
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  • 5/5/2017 11:45:00 PM
  • Better Weather Than 2013 in Cable for 2017 WI Governor's Fishing Opener
  • Cable, Wisc. - The 2017 Wisconsin Governor's Fishing Opener will be at Lakewoods Resort on Lake Namakagon in Cable. That was the site of the 2013 Governor's Opener, which dealt with spring snow and ice on the lakes. Chelsie Brown spoke with James Bolen of
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  • 5/5/2017 10:55:00 PM
  • Open-water fishing, turkey hunting begins
  • Isn’t spring in Wisconsin interesting – frustrating, maddening and beautiful! The warm weather that followed early ice out this year created the urge to get fishing tackle ready for the coming seasons. The crappies were heading to their spawning beds ...
  • Star Journal
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  • 5/5/2017 9:18:00 PM
  • Quinn: Bewley's broadband fish story doesn't hold water
  • Bewley took to the radio to tell two fish tales. The biggest whopper involves Republican efforts to significantly expand funding for broadband, an effort supported by all members of the Rural Wisconsin Initiative, 26 rural legislators who have come ...
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  • 5/5/2017 8:33:00 PM
  • Positive Outlook for Walleye Bite for Wisconsin Opener
  • The wait is almost over for anglers in Wisconsin, with the fishing opener on Saturday. The outlook is positive. Scott Toshner of the DNR says walleyes are post-spawn and might be looking to go on a feeding frenzy. "Walleyes are typically going to be off ..
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  • 5/5/2017 4:48:00 PM
  • Rep. Quinn: Sen. Bewley’s fish stories don’t hold water
  • Bewley took to the radio to tell two fish tales. The biggest whopper involves Republican efforts to significantly expand funding for broadband, an effort supported by all members of the Rural Wisconsin Initiative, 26 rural legislators who have come ...
  • WisPolitics
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  • 5/5/2017 2:35:00 PM
  • Fishing opener approaches fast, stay safe & follow the rules
  • WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) --Fishing opening weekend for Wisconsin begins on Saturday. Sunrise 7 got a refresher on all the rules and regulations you need to follow from the Marathon Co. Department of Natural Resources. DNR Warden Randy Dunkel explained that each
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  • 5/5/2017 1:53:00 PM
  • Angling again: Opening weekend of fishing is a long awaited tradition
  • Any hunting or fishing license needed in the state of Wisconsin can be purchased directly from the website on a computer or smart phone. Once the purchase is complete, the website will let the user know if they are able to use their driver's license as ...
  • Lakeland Times
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  • 5/5/2017 12:31:00 PM
  • Wisconsin’s general fishing season opens Saturday
  • If you are an angler or if this is your first opportunity at fishing opening day the feeling is usually the same. A sleepless night followed by an early morning well before light with large amounts of coffee. The anticipation of that first bite or the ...
  • apg-wi.com
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  • 5/5/2017 12:07:00 PM
  • Outdoors: Fishing contest kicks off May 6
  • Looking for something to had a little challenge to your fishing season? Wisconsin's general inland game fish season opens Saturday, May 6 and fisheries biologists say anglers can expect to find some trophy potential fish as well as abundant numbers of ...
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  • 5/5/2017 11:59:00 AM
  • St. Croix Mojo Muscle for Briny Beasts
  • Designed in Park Falls and handcrafted in Fresnillo, Mexico. St. Croix Rod is a family-owned and managed manufacturer of high-performance fishing rods headquartered in Park Falls, Wisconsin with a 68-year heritage of USA manufacturing. Utilizing ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/5/2017 7:08:00 AM
  • 'Safety First' as Wisconsin Fishing Opener Approaches
  • As anglers get ready cast their lines during Wisconsin's fishing opener, the Department of Natural Resources has a few reminders for those who plan to fish this weekend. "We always stress safety on opening weekend, so make sure your lifejackets are there .
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  • 5/4/2017 11:56:00 PM
  • Fishing Opener Saturday; Biologist Says Prospects Good
  • Credit Wisconsin DNR Listen Listening... 1:37 Ken Krall and John Kubisiak It's time for anglers to wet a line as Wisconsin's 2017 fishing opener is Saturday morning. A Northwoods DNR biologist, John Kubisiak says the weather is cooperating this year..
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  • 5/4/2017 6:02:00 PM
  • Governor’s Fishing Opener slated May 6-7 on Lake Namakagon
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Country and the Cable Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 52nd annual Governor’s Fishing Opener Friday through Sunday, May 5-7, on Lake Namakagon. Activities including the two-day Fishing Expo will be held at Lakewoods Resort.
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  • 5/4/2017 3:09:00 PM
  • USBR awards funds for fish passage solutions
  • Dams are important and can be made fish friendly, too.” Kenneth Smith of Colfax, Wisconsin, teaches college courses in manufacturing operations at the University of Wisconsin. He received the fourth-place prize of $2,500 for a system that uses innovative .
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  • 5/4/2017 1:57:00 PM
  • Wisconsin bill aims to ease fish farm regs
  • MADISON, Wis. – The state Assembly has passed a bill that would ease fish farm regulations. The Republican bill would exempt fish farms from needing permits for discharging material into a wetland if the wetland was created for fish farming; allow the ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 5/4/2017 1:51:00 PM
  • Bite should be ‘on’ for Saturday’s fishing opener
  • Round, Lac Courte Oreilles, Blueberry, Durphee, Smith, Teal and Lost Land Lakes. For lake-specific regulations on panfish, bass, walleye and other species, check the Wisconsin fishing regulations.
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  • 5/4/2017 12:08:00 PM
  • Get ready for inland fishing season opener this weekend
  • WISCONSIN -- The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will get fisherman ready for the weekend's inland season opener. Experts will host a chat on Facebook Thursday to cover Spring fishery survey activities and regulations. You can join by clicking ..
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  • 5/4/2017 6:51:00 AM
  • 'Fishing Fever' in the Northland as Wisconsin Opener is Saturday
  • Ashland, Wisc. - We are just days away from the Wisconsin Governor's Fishing Opener in Cable and opening day in the state. But as of late, Lake Namakagon hasn't been a warmest place for anglers to open the season. Flashback to just a few years ago, the ...
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  • 5/4/2017 4:43:00 AM
  • Furtman: Can't Go Wrong With Live Bait for WI Opener
  • Lots of lakes in the Northwestern part of Wisconsin will be full of anglers this weekend as they try to reel in the catch of the day. For those wondering what bait to use, Freshwater Ffishing Hall of Famer Butch Furtman has a suggestion. "It is pretty hard
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  • 5/4/2017 4:28:00 AM
  • Anglers prepare for fishing opener
  • EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) --As anglers prepare to cast their lines, the Wisconsin DNR is offering a few reminders ahead of the fishing opener. Limits are set in different zones and different months of the year to help maintain a healthy population.
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  • 5/4/2017 3:04:00 AM
  • Chetek Chain O' Lakes Fishing Report
  • The 2017 Wisconsin inland waters game fishing opener, which opens at 12 a.m. on Saturday, May 6, is looking very promising for the many diehard anglers chomping at the bit to get out and target game fish legally. The warmer temperatures predicted for this
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  • 5/3/2017 2:19:00 PM
  • Best Selling Top Best 5 fishing easter basket from Amazon (2017 Review)
  • Willow Fishing Creel with a Faux Leather Strap • Smoked Salmon • Hickory Smoked Sausage • Wisconsin Swiss Cheese • Beer Cheese Spread • Deluxe Mixed Nuts • Black Peppercorn Crackers • Crunchy Asiago Cheese StrawsTo add a gift message ...
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  • 5/2/2017 8:28:00 AM
  • Bassing Tips from St. Croix Pro Karl Kalonka
  • St. Croix Rod is a family-owned and managed manufacturer of high-performance fishing rods headquartered in Park Falls, Wisconsin with a 68-year heritage of USA manufacturing. Utilizing proprietary technologies, St. Croix controls every step of the rod ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/2/2017 5:55:00 AM
  • Fish sideways
  • He took this walleye on a board from Green Bay near Oconto Wisconsin. Notice the planer boards in the background in the water. A new fishing season is underway. Some anglers commit themselves to trying new baits and techniques every new season. They feel .
  • TheDailyFreeman-Journal
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  • 5/2/2017 5:28:00 AM
  • Warmer temperatures should lead to more active fish for season opener
  • This spring featured an early warmup followed by a recent cold stretch, but Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist Joseph Gerbyshak says the anticipated warmer and sunnier weather later this week should make for more mobile fish in .
  • Chippewa Herald
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  • 5/2/2017 2:07:00 AM
  • Fish rearing pond to be stocked Monday
  • KSCA teamed with the Wisconsin Lakeshore Business Association to fight the proposals. “We hired lobbyists to go to the legislature and help us protect our fish so we didn’t get a cut,” Costabile said. “Because of it, the DNR decided not to cut our ...
  • Kenosha News.com
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  • 4/28/2017 11:15:00 PM
  • Coming to a Fishing Shop Near You: The Bait-Cavity Lure
  • Ever heard of “bait-cavity technology”? Probably not, since a Wisconsin man just recently patented the new way to lure in salmon, trout and other fish. Bill Madala came up with the idea about three years ago. Simply put, the bait-cavity technology adds ...
  • wideopenspaces.com
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  • 4/28/2017 8:13:00 PM
  • 173 Friday night fish frys and counting: McBob’s
  • 3 out of 5 stars. Originally hailing from Fond du Lac, Wisconsin—home of Walleye Weekend, the self-professed "World's Largest Walleye Fish Fry"—Caleb Westphal has not missed a Friday Night fish fry since sometime in 2013. He's a fanatic of music ...
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  • 4/28/2017 5:35:00 AM
  • Glory of spring fishing: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report
  • Shore anglers still taking small cats. Not sure i will be fishing here or up at Wisconsin river in coming weeks but I will keep you posted of where I am and what is biting. Braidwood is open daily. Hours are 6 a.m.-7:30 p.m. through May 14; from May 15 ...
  • Chicago Sun Times
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  • 4/26/2017 10:48:00 AM
  • New 8' 8" St. Croix Legend Glass
  • 15-year transferable warranty backed by St. Croix Superstar Service. • Designed and handcrafted in Park Falls, Wisconsin USA. About St. Croix Rod St. Croix Rod is a family-owned and managed manufacturer of high-performance fishing rods headquartered in ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/26/2017 8:02:00 AM
  • Doty/Robinson Win Bass Cat Tournament at Lake Guntersville
  • and the only thing that the eventual winner could say was "I feel lucky." In the various "trash fish" pots, the Wisconsin team of Rautenberg and Delaney won the striper pool with a 3.46 pound specimen, and the Alabama team of Carter and Fish caught the ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/25/2017 8:06:00 AM
  • Dells Wrestling Club golf outing and fish boil is May 19
  • The Dells Wrestling Club is holding its inaugural golf outing on Friday, May 19 at Spring Brook Golf Club in Wisconsin Dells. The event costs $50 per golfer and included nine holes of golf with a cart and a ticket to the club’s annual fish boil ...
  • WisNews
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  • 4/24/2017 8:23:00 PM
  • Hooked! Readers share stories about who inspired their love of fishing
  • The men showed patience to two boys having adult expectations. Now, March 2017, some 60 years later, my brother Dennis and I recently sat side-by-side on the ice off the old cabin in Wisconsin. Time and miles make it rare that we now fish together.
  • Duluth News Tribune
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  • 4/23/2017 1:04:00 AM
  • 91-year-old fishing boat being demolished in Racine
  • The fishing tugboat was built in 1926. It was one of the first vessels to respond to and rescue people on the SS Wisconsin Steamboat that sank back in 1929. But, after it ended up on the bottom of the river in January, the boat had to be taken apart.
  • CBS 58 News
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  • 4/22/2017 2:08:00 AM
  • Friday night fish fry #172: The Schwabenhof
  • You can’t get much better than this. 4.5 out of 5 stars. Originally hailing from Fond du Lac, Wisconsin—home of Walleye Weekend, the self-professed "World's Largest Walleye Fish Fry"—Caleb Westphal has not missed a Friday Night fish fry since ...
  • milwaukeerecord.com
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  • 4/21/2017 5:07:00 AM

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