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Author Archive: gary.engberg

River Currents: A Winter Weekend in Wisconsin

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This past weekend was a typical winter weekend in Wisconsin.  The last couple of weeks I've been writing about a few of the numerous winter activities that are available in southern Wisconsin.  The cold of winter has allowed good quality iceRead more

River Currents: Kids Ice Fishing Day

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It's that time of the year for kids ice fishing derbies and local ice fishing jamborees throughout the state of Wisconsin.  There's good and solid iceRead more

River Currents: A Great Place to Take the Kids Ice Fishing

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Now that southern Wisconsin has enough ice on its lakes to be safe, it's time to take the children out fishing.  One of my don't for early ice fishing is not to take children out fishing on "first ice" because of the safety factor. Read more

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