Category Archives: Ice Fishing

FREE FISHING DATES – WISCONSIN

As a reminder it is free fishing days this weekend in Wisconsin waters. Free Fishing Weekends— June 5-6, 2021 and January 15-16, 2022 Every year, the first consecutive Saturday and Sunday in June and the third Saturday and Sunday in January, are designated as Free Fishing Weekends throughout the state of Wisconsin. Residents and nonresidents…

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Ice Fishing is a popular winter activity

Ice Fishing is a popular winter activity in the bays and harbors of Lake Michigan The methods, techniques, tactics and equipment used for catching Brown Trout and Steelhead Ice Fishing. Popular fishing locations in Wisconsin will be discussed. December 5, 2015 Seminar Information, Schedule and Topics: Open at 9:00am – Free Admission 9:30am – Ice…

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Waukegan, Illinois “Lighthouse Pier” Renovation

Shore angle’s will soon enjoy a renovated Government Pier: From the boat launch all the way out to the lighthouse, Waukegan Harbor’s south pier — known bureaucratically as the “government pier,” but to locals as the “lighthouse pier” — extends more than a half-mile out into Lake Michigan. Fortunately, as the above-mentioned “government pier” title…

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FISHING TIMES (CALENDAR PERIODS)

Lots of weird stuff happens after dark. Musky hunters run over logs. scare off skinny dippers, hook bats, step off the end of docks, pour coffee in their laps, and once in a while and on rare occasion, actually catch a legal musky. Since catching fish only takes about 2% of their time and all…

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New Lake of the Woods Fishing Regulations

Fishing regulation changes effective in March 1, 2019 on Lake of the Woods Minnesota and Rainy River  Anglers will be able to keep fewer walleye and sauger beginning Friday, March 1, 2019 on Lake of the Woods and the Rainy River, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “The new regulations will help ensure…

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Walleye Capital Of The World

Walleye Fishing Is Awesome, But Walleye Eating Is Better. There are many types of fish out there, and most are edible if cooked right. … There are many ways to catch walleye, and many places to fish for them, but once you eat one for dinner, you’ll be hooked for as long as you can…

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50 BEST FISHING LURES OF ALL TIMES

 50 best fishing lures of all time: Is there any way to estimate how many of the best fishing lures have been invented and brought to market since the beginning of time? “Impossible,” said Dan Basore, our longtime fishing collectibles columnist. “I have some that were made 6,000 years ago in Wisconsin, and lures were…

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Live Bait VS Artificial Lures

TO BAIT & WAIT or CAST & CATCH? Good things happen to those that BAIT! It’s kind of like that old saying “Fish or Cut Bait” — It’s all about knowing when to use live bait rather than throwing artificial lures….. Most of the time using live bait will catch more fish but becomes boring…

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