The warm spell that has hit the La Crosse area lately is nice for those who hate the cold, but not so great for ice fishermen. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources heard several reports of spotty ice on bodies of water as people were fishing. “When we have these warm spells, that’s when you […]
CHARLES CITY, Va. (AP) — Sturgeon were America’s vanishing dinosaurs, armor-plated beasts that crowded the nation’s rivers until mankind’s craving for caviar pushed them to the edge of extinction. More than a century later, some populations of the massive bottom feeding fish are showing signs of recovery in the dark corners of U.S. waterways. Increased […]
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Department of Natural Resources board plans to consider permanent regulations governing bow- and hand-fishing seasons for catfish. The regulations impose no statewide size limit but establish a daily bag limit of one flathead catfish and five channel catfish. The hand-fishing season would run from June 1 to Aug. 31. […]
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — For those who live in the tri-state region — or even those who are passing through — it is almost impossible to ignore the area’s topography. A mixture of rolling hills, cliffs and valleys make for breathtaking scenery, representing a sharp contrast from the flatlands for which the Midwest is known. […]
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — Some sports anglers have expressed frustration after Wisconsin officials and two tribes settled a new agreement for managing Lake Superior’s fishery, saying they were left out of negotiations. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the tribes approved the Lake Superior Fishing Agreement last month, saying the new terms will preserve and protect […]
Talking about places to check out for walleyes and sauger as we get closer to autumn and fall fishing. The conditions are suggesting we’ll have a very good season.