Land Of The Giants
By: Marc Drewek
Awarded! That special word you want to read when you apply for an Iowa non-resident deer tag. The journey begins in May when you begin the application process and ends in July when you go onto the Iowa DNR Website. Continue Reading
Huge Burnett County Buck Harvest!
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Monster Buck shot in Burnett County Wisconsin!
Opening weekend of archery season in Wisconsin has started, and with that, many eager hunters hit the woods in anticipation on getting into the stand in hopes of having a shot at a monster buck! Well for this lucky hunter in Burnett County he sure had the hunt of a life time! Continue Reading
Fall Bago Eyes
By: Kyle Sorensen
What a summer it has been! We have sure had some fun times here on the Winnebago System. The fish have been hungry this year, and the younger year classes have certainly been showing up in addition to the normal targeted sizes we find on the system. I have seen some big fish in the net, but I have also seen hundreds of the 10”- 13” Walters dangling on the end of my line. There are certainly some fantastic years of fishing ahead of us! Continue Reading
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A Few Tips to Consider For a More Successful Archery Season
By: Todd D. Larson
With the “Dog Days” of summer upon us here in Wisconsin, I can’t help but let my mind wander a bit and think of the cooler days to come. More specifically, I look forward to when archery season opens up in the middle of September and carries us through the first part of January. Continue Reading
Second Saddle Muskies
By: Larry Smith
Everyone knows I’m a walleye guy. I’m in pursuit of this marble-eyed fish almost every day, guiding clients and friends on lakes throughout Wisconsin from Winnebago to the Bay of Green Bay. Now, don’t get me wrong; I love fishing for walleye. If I didn’t, it sure would be hard to do what I do everyday, being the type of personality that gets bored easily. However, there is one particular species of fish that really gets me amped up more than I already am: Muskies. Continue Reading
Into the Deep for Summertime Crappies and Bluegills
Consistent Panfish Action
By: Dave Duwe
Maybe some of you can relate to this childhood memory.
My dad and I always went fishing in the shallow bays for bluegills in the spring. We had a great time. As summer grew closer, we continued to fish those shallow bays and I always wondered, “What happened to the fish?” The big bluegills became 3 to 4 inches by the middle of summer and we just thought the big fish weren’t biting. I guess we weren’t too good at figuring things out in those days. We just didn’t know how much we didn’t know! Continue Reading
Go Deep For Hot Summertime King Action!
By Capt. Lee Haasch
July mornings on Lake Michigan’s coast usually start a bit cooler, not this particular day. With a balmy 78 degrees at 3:45 am, it was going to be another warm one. Temperatures were predicted to hit 90 plus, with very little wind and lots of sunshine. While this might be normal for central Wisconsin, Algoma is the place most folks go to escape the heat. Another hot one… The surface temps already have crept to the upper 60’s and warming deeper is the trend. Continue Reading
Handling a Dog in the Pheasant Field
By: Jesse Dieckman
How many of us have heard someone at a distance yelling at their dog? The loud commands that they might be yelling range from; NO! Come! Here! Sit! Get over here NOW! A two worded dog’s name combines into one, for example, John Wayne is now JohnWayne. This experience is one that all hunters with dogs or being on a hunt with dogs have likely had happen at some point in time. Or, maybe we were the one doing the yelling! Continue Reading