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  • Catching Your First Bass…Unforgettable!

    Unforgettable moments at the Black River near La Crosse, Wisconsin Light line, swim jig with Strike King Shad Bass Cat with Yamaha Vmax Engine By Forrest Fisher There is something special about fishing for bass, especially when you’ve tried before, but you let your kids fish so they have that first cast and last cast while you manage all else, always hoping for them. ... Read More >
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  • Fall Fishing in La Crosse, Wisconsin: Binge-feeding time for Walleye, Bass, Catfish

    Mississippi River pools offer multiple species Fall weather excites fish toward binge feeding Autumn colors provide an extra measure of goodness for visitors By Forrest Fisher Near La Crosse, Wisconsin, the Upper Mississippi River spreads well beyond its main channel, a bonus for anglers.  Hundreds of tiny islands, channels, and deep pools offer a new home for many species of fish, perhaps more than ... Read More >
  • New Study Reveals 6.35 Million Acres of Western State Lands Are Landlocked

    onX and TRCP release a groundbreaking analysis of state land access across 11 Western states By Randall Williams/TRCP Author This week, onX and the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership revealed the stunning results of collaboration to quantify how many acres of state lands across the West are entirely landlocked by private land and, therefore, inaccessible to hunters, anglers, and other outdoor recreationists. This is ... Read More >
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  • Sky-High on Loon’s and Walleye in Wisconsin

    Turtle Flambeau Flowage in Wisconsin offers comfort and Sounds of the Outdoors Autumn Musky, Walleye, Bronzebacks on the bite with upcoming Fall Colors By Bob Holzhei Catching a limit of walleye was expected, however, I wondered if it was the call of a loon that echoed in my mind and brought me back to the Turtle Flambeau Flowage, located near Mercer, Wisconsin. Our ... Read More >
  • Best Tasting Venison Burgers, Ezy-Peezy & Fast

    By Fern Fisher This is the easiest, fastest, most tasty and quick recipe for delicious venison burgers. Everyone that visits our humble abode says they love it, so I’m sharing it with you all. Please let me know what you think. Ingredients: 1 lb ground venison ½ lb lean ground beef 2 eggs (beaten) 1 cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs, adjust with the addition of water ... Read More >
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  • Wind Turbines: Threat to National Treasure of the Great Lakes

    By Capt. Tom Marks I much prefer to write about fishing. Unfortunately, lately, all my time is being consumed by “fighting” to keep industrial wind developers from building wind projects in Lake Erie. In all my life, I could never have imagined being in such a dire place. “My lake,” Lake Erie, is about to be turned into an industrial power ... Read More >