New things from the DNR

FROM THE DNR DNR establishes new catch and release record category Starting May 6, the DNR is offering a new live-release record fish program, recognized by length only, to provide…

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Lake Chippewa Begins to Open

For weeks the West Fork of the Chippewa River has slowly churned┬áinto open water. Each day the river is making it's way a littler further toward Moore's Bay. Just like…

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Docks under attack!

Maintaining a dock on the Chippewa Flowage has always been a challenge because of more frequent and significant changes in water level than you might see on a natural lake.…

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Have you adopted a Musky?

You can adopt your own personal baby musky! Then follow it's progress through out the years. Last fall the WDNR stocked extended growth Muskies with PIT tags, passive integrated transponders,…

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Lake Grumblings

I wish I could record for you the noises the lake makes in the spring! ┬áIt murmurs, grumbles and thunders like a cannon. All looks frozen and windblown from my…

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Why ice is good and Bird Report

The Wolter Report (Max Wolter, DNR fisheries biologist, Hayward): The incredibly warm February could have area anglers thinking open water is just around the corner. While it might be nice…

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