Getting Out

Fishing outing spurs memories of youth

I noticed something rattling in the buttoned pocket of a heavy cotton fishing shirt Friday night.

17 hrs ago
Deer, trout, panfish rules approved

The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board has approved deer hunt quotas for this year along with proposals to simplify trout rules and boost panfish populations on roughly 100

17 hrs ago
Field Notes 5/22/15

Open house set for wildlife area 

1 week ago
Knight Life: Worried about water and runoff

Last summer I received a phone call from a guy who would identify himself only as “an old trout fisherman” who was concerned that 18 Mile Creek had been running

1 week ago
Rare tick disease wasn’t on DNR radar

The tick-borne disease that was implicated in the death of five quarantined elk in Jackson County wasn’t screened for when state Department of Natural Resources

1 week ago
Knight Life: Joas Preserve among lands group has designated as natural sites

LAKE HALLIE — In 1999 Joe Joas showed up at the door of Alison Sazama and told her she needed to start a land trust for Chippewa County to preserve some of the

2 weeks ago
Anglers adjust to new walleye rules

An angler came into the boat landing on Lake Altoona May 3 with a 22-inch walleye in the live well of his fishing boat.

2 weeks ago
Field Notes 5/8/15

Bird hike set for Joas Preserve

3 weeks ago
Knight Life: Local angler appreciates rough fish

Mike Channing admired the golden appearance of the 5-pound fish glimmering on a clear spring morning.

3 weeks ago
Field Notes 5/1/15

Grouse banquet set to happen May 14

4 weeks ago
Knight Life: Trout, bass population growth prompting changes in rules

When I started trout fishing,  I kept every trout I caught that was over the 6-inch size limit. 

4 weeks ago