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Cold Water Fishing in Wisconsin

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The more that I read about global warming, the more I believe that there really is something major changing the world’s weather. Read more

Pheasant Season 2015

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The Wisconsin ring-necked pheasant season opens this Saturday, October 17, at noon. Read more

Wisconsin River Fall Muskies

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The Lower Wisconsin River from the dam at Prairie du Sac to the “Trestles” just past the Highway 12 Bridge is well worth fishing for muskies this time of year. Read more

The Pheasant Season is Opening

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This coming weekend, October 17th, at 12:00 pm or noon the 2015 Wisconsin pheasant season opens on all state public hunting grounds and private lands. Read more

Fall Walleyes and Saugers on Lake Wisconsin

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PRAIRIE DU SAC/ SAUK CITY - For anglers trying to get in a few more weeks or maybe a month of open-water fishing before the freeze up, October and November are prime times to fish sprawling Lake Wisconsin for chunky walleyes and saugers which are “bulking” up for the winter.Read more

Great Time to be in the Outdoors

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Where did the summer go? To me, it seems like the summer flew by with basically good weather for being in the outdoors and participating in your favorite activities.Read more

Huge Flathead Catfish Caught

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In last week’s column, I wrote about how August and September, when the weather is hot and muggy, can be a good time to fish for catfish. Catfish do not get the respect that they deserve from many anglers who struggle this time of the year when most gamefish like walleyes, smallmouth bass, northern pike, and muskies are hard to catch. Read more

Warm Weather Catfish

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It’s that time of the year (late summer) when fish are getting hard to find and even tougher to catch. During August and into late September, daytime temperatures are regularly in the 80’s and sometimes even higher making comfort on the water a difficult to find. Read more

Take an Adult Fishing Tournament

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This coming Saturday, July 25, the Wilderness Fish and Game Store in Sauk City, Wisconsin will have its 15th Annual Take an Adult Fishing Tournament.Read more

The Wisconsin River is Hot

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It’s been an up and down year for the fisherman on the Wisconsin River from the Prairie du Sac Dam downriver toward its confluence with the Mississippi River.Read more