Wisconsin Board Increases Lake Trout Limit In Lake Superior

An emergency rule governing the lake trout harvest in Lake Superior gained approval Wednesday from the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board. The rule calls for a daily bag limit of three lake trout in key recreational areas. The new rule, which will be sent to Gov. Scott Walker for review and approval before it takes effect,…
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County-by-county Totals Out For Wisconsin Deer Season

Hunters took 201,812 deer during Wisconsin’s nine-day gun deer season, which ended Nov. 29. That’s up just more than 1 percent from the 199,583 taken in 2014, according to preliminary harvest figures compiled by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Here’s how the harvest compared to last year’s in several Northwestern Wisconsin counties: Douglas —…
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Woman Traps Albino Fisher In Carlton County

Seems as if it’s the season of albinos. Just the other day, Clint Moen of Duluth brought home a partial albino pheasant from North Dakota. Now we have Stephanie Merrill’s photo of a fisher she trapped this fall in Carlton County. It may not be a pure albino, as some of the pigmentation in the…
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Nice Wisconsin Buck

Jennifer Dums of South Range shot this 10-point buc

Snow Coming, But Snowmobile Trails May Not Open

Although snow is forecast for much of northern Minnesota tonight and into tomorrow, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds snowmobilers that trails may not be ready to ride. Minnesota’s snowmobile trails officially open Dec. 1 each year, and several conditions must be met before trails are open and ready for travel: The ground must…
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