North Shore Streams Beginning To Open Up

With a string of 50-degree-plus days in the forecast, North Shore streams will be opening up quickly. This is Amity Creek in Duluth on Friday morning. North Shore steelhead anglers will be eagerly watching the streams, looking for a chance to fish as soon as conditions are right.

English Pointer Finds Inclement April Difficult

  This February-in-April weather is starting to get to a lot of us. My friend Holly sent along a photo of her English pointer. Holly says her pointer is also suffering because of the reluctance  of winter to cease and desist. English pointers, while excellent hunting dogs, have skin the thickness of parchment paper. You…
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Steelheading In The Snow?

Steelhead anglers planning to fish tomorrow’s opener on Wisconsin’s Brule River have a lot more to think about than water conditions. Snow conditions, to be precise. Tonight’s forecast calls for 5 to 9 inches of snow to fall overnight, with a chance of 2 to 4 more inches before 1 p.m. on Saturday. Winds could…
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Brule River Open Nearly To Mouth

Here’s the latest report about ice-out progress on the Brule River, from Diane Gobin at the Brule Department of Natural Resources office. Saturday is opening day of steelhead fishing on the portion of the Brule from U.S. Highway 2 to Lake Superior. Gobin’s report, as of midday Thursday: “Reports are that the ice on the…
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Offer Comment On Wisconsin Waterfowl Seasons

  Wisconsin waterfowl hunters are encouraged to take a look at the state’s proposed season structure and submit feedback during March meetings and via written comment. There a few notable changes in 2018 compared to past proposals, which include: *   North Zone duck season opening on Sept. 29, which is a week later than previous seasons;…
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