Wisconsin DNR To Host Online Bear Chat

Anyone interested in learning more about bears in Wisconsin is reminded to join Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources experts for an online chat at noon on Thursday, May 19. DNR staff will be on hand to answer questions ranging from homeowner tips to avoid bear conflicts to habitat and behavior. Visit and search keyword…
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Fishing guide Luke Kavajecz of Washburn took this photo while guiiding on Chequamegon Bay of Lake Superior this week. (Luke Kavajecz photo)

Things We See While Fishing

  Luke Kavajecz, a fishing guide from Washburn who guides out of Anglers All in Ashland for smallmouth bass on Chequamegon Bay, posted this photo on his Facebook page. It’s shared here with his permission. Most of fishing, it must be admitted is about catching fish. But a lot of the time we spend fishing…
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Duluth Angler Hauls In Big Rainy River Sturgeon

A steelhead attempts to leap a set of falls on the Knife River. (Sam Cook photo)

Steelhead, Kamloops Returns Above Average On North Shore

Minnesota’s Knife River appears to be taking relatively strong run of steelhead — Lake Superior migratory rainbow trout — this spring. Through Friday, 802 steelhead had been captured at the Knife River Trap, said Nick Peterson, Department of Natural Resources migratory fish specialist at French River. Last year, 922 unclipped (wild) and 41 clipped (stocked)…
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DNR Won’t Implement NE Deer Permit Area Boundary Changes This Year

Public response to a proposal to re-align a handful of deer permit areas in Northeastern Minnesota has prompted the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to wait to implement the changes in 2017. “We remain committed to the boundary changes, which benefit both deer and moose,” Adam Murkowski, DNR big game program leader, said in a…
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