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Author Archive: gary.engberg

Riverway Currents: Winter Bits and Pieces

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It's amazing what can happen in the outdoors after the first heavy snow and cold of the winter.  After the storm and blizzard of last week, I've been seeing many changes Read more

River Currents: Early Ice Fishing for Wisconsin Panfish

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Wisconsin residents have two great loves in the winter, one is watching the Green Bay Packers play football and the other passion is ice fishing.  People from states farther southRead more

River Currents: What’s Happening in the Outdoors This Month?

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Many of the hunting and fishing seasons have closed, but there still is plenty to do in the Wisconsin outdoors.  Sunday, the antlerless deer season ended Read more

River Currents: It’s Almost Time for the Bald Eagles to Arrive

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Yesterday, December 2 was the first day of counting the bald eagles in this area by volunteers from the Ferry Bluff Eagle Council (FBEC).  Volunteers do this counting throughout the winter for research purposes and more general eagle information.Read more

River Currents: What a Deer Opener!!

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The season of the year that many of Wisconsin residents look forward to all year long is now here with last Saturday's opener.  The state of Wisconsin sells over 600,000 licensesRead more

River Currents: Time to Be Alert for Deer During the “Rut”

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This is the time of the year when drivers mus be particularly careful when on the road.  I've had two incidents during the last week which have prompted me to write this article.  Fall is a beautiful time of the year in the Upper MidwestRead more

River Currents: Casting and Blasting in Wisconsin

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The down economy has had an adverse affect on many out of state hunting and fishing trips that many sportsmen and women take to other states for quality hunting and fishing that they don't have at home. Read more

River Currents: Birds Need a Little Help in Winter

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November is rapidly approaching and with what a winter normally brings to Wisconsin is cold and snow.  I doubt that this winter is going to be as mild as last year's winter, so I suggest that if you want some good winter "entertainment" Read more

River Currents: Pheasant Memories

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This coming Saturday, October 20th, the 2012 ring-necked pheasant season opens at 12:00pm in Wisconsin.  I've been thinking about the pheasant opener recently since I have a young Labrador retriever named Katie, who seems to know what time of year it is Read more

River Currents: The Best Time of the Year

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The best time of the year for many of us who love the outdoors and all the great activities that comes with it is soon coming.  The nights are getting cooler, the leaves are beginning to change and fall, birds of all kinds are migrating south, the squirrels are stocking up on food, and the garden is about over Read more