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Author Archive: gary.engberg

The Best Time of the Year by Gary A. Engberg

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If you’re a fisherman and or a hunter then this is your favorite time of the year. Read more

Muskies on the Madison Chain of Lakes

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Over the years, I’ve given you information and data on the muskie fishing and stocking done in parts of southern Wisconsin. Read more

Dove, Goose, and Teal Hunting Seasons Open

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I was awakened this morning by gunshots. Though, I started writing this article last night I was still surprised hearing the first shots of the 2018 hunting season. Saturday, September 1st, was the opening of several early gun seasons. Read more

Wisconsin River Smallmouth

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I’ve lived on the Wiscons9n River going on forty years and the fishing in the Wisconsin has seen its ups and downs. Read more

Try Drifting for Suspended Summer Panfish

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T week, I ran into Joe Puccio, one of the past owners of Bait Rigs Tackle with cousin Tony Puccio, a pro tournament angler and guide. Joe was the designer of the Cobra Panfish jig. Read more

Lake Mendota is Hot

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Most area anglers know that Madison’s Lake Mendota is a very good lake for fishing with it size (over 10,000 acres).Read more

Wisconsin and Baraboo River Catfish

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The Baraboo River has seen a huge resurgence in its fishery since the last dam was removed from the river in the early 2000’s. Read more

Turkey Tactics for Late Season Toms

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Turkeys in Wisconsin have been hunted hard for a while and as we get closer to the end of the spring season. Read more

Planning for Backyard Wildlife

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Every day the continuing growth and expansion of cities and suburbs are transforming more and more of Wisconsin’s and the Midwest’s wild lands into urban environments. Read more

Spring Fishing at Clements Fishing Barge

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If you’re looking for a fishing spot this spring, where you don’t have to bring a boat or try and finding fish in an unfamiliar area, then the Clement Fishing Barge on the Mississippi River is the place for you, your family, and friends. Read more