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October 22, 2019

The future of walleye fishing on the Minocqua chain to be discussed at public meeting
When the Minocqua chain will open up for walleye harvest has been one of the most pressing questions concerning local fishing as of late and a public input meeting planned for 6 p.m. (subscriber access)
Saturday, October 19, 2019

Last Gasp of Color
Fall colors are now past peak and fading fast, thanks to a recent cold and wet snap. (subscriber access)
Saturday, October 19, 2019

Natural Reaction
While duck hunting last weekend, I took winter head on - as in rowing straight into a pouring snow through the dark early morning across a lake. (subscriber access)
Saturday, October 19, 2019

Lake Where You Live
Leaves were falling like golden snow from a maple tree in our yard. (subscriber access)
Saturday, October 19, 2019

Drop-off sites established across the Northwoods for CWD testing
For many years northern Wisconsin had, for the most part, remained free of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), but it eventually made its way to the Northwoods. (subscriber access)
Saturday, October 12, 2019

Natural Reaction
Over the last couple weeks I have been getting a number of moose pictures and reports of moose sightings. (subscriber access)
Saturday, October 12, 2019

Fall color report: Peak season
The trees of the Northwoods are quickly reaching their peak color for the season. (subscriber access)
Saturday, October 12, 2019

Seepage lakes in the Northwoods (those fed primarily by rain with no stream in or out) are especially high right now. (subscriber access)
Saturday, October 12, 2019

Finding value in waste
The Project North Festival, held in Rhinelander last weekend, was a progressive celebration of music, art, and the environment. It was a cutting-edge event that featured a wide array of bands, artistic displays, and advocates for environmental sustainability, and in fact, the festival itself was an advocate for environmentally sound practices. (subscriber access)
Saturday, October 5, 2019

Fall color report
The forests of the Northwoods are beginning to be flooded with fall colors.

Thanks to information from, here's an update on the progress of the leaves this year.

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Natural reaction
If there's one thing I've noticed about the duck season, as it progresses and the temperatures get colder and colder, the amount of boats at the launch in the morning diminish greatly. (subscriber access)
Saturday, October 5, 2019

The Lake Where You Live
I've written before about plankton (specifically zooplankton), the tiny critters that float and swim around in our lakes, providing a main source of food for the developing stages of fish.
Saturday, October 5, 2019

2019 Hodag Musky Challenge draws anglers to Rhinelander
The 38th annual Hodag Musky Challenge, sponsored by Shoeder's RV and Marine, was held last weekend on Rhinelander area lakes, and it was a tale of two very different days. (subscriber access)
Saturday, September 28, 2019

Natural Reaction
Saturday is the greatest the day of the year as far as I'm concerned. It's the opening of the wild duck season, and this year, just like in previous years, even though I've waited anxiously for this day since the season closed last November, I'm unprepared. (subscriber access)
Saturday, September 28, 2019

Northwoods Youth Deer Hunt Challenge now open
The Northwoods Youth Deer Hunt Challenge (NYDHC) promotes young hunters to get out in the woods and carry on the great Wisconsin tradition of deer hunting. (subscriber access)
Saturday, September 28, 2019

Local artist wins Wisconsin duck stamp contest
Artist Bob Metropulos of Arbor Vitae has an impressive resume. (subscriber access)
Saturday, September 28, 2019

The Lake Where You Live
I installed this pier where I now stand in mid-May and, as I stood then looking out over Birch Lake, I had plans and aspirations. (subscriber access)
Saturday, September 28, 2019

DNR to issue CWD surveillance tags in Oneida County
The archery deer season has begun and in an effort to monitor the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), which has been found in the wild deer herd and on a game farm in Oneida County, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking to obtain as many samples as possible from harvested deer. (subscriber access)
Saturday, September 21, 2019

Natural Reaction
The Wild Rice Festival, which took place in Lac du Flambeau last Saturday, was an enlightening experience. (subscriber access)
Saturday, September 21, 2019

Northwoods Wildlife Center has new executive director
The Northwoods Wildlife Center (NWC), a wildlife rehabilitation and educational facility in Minocqua, has hired a new executive director. (subscriber access)
Saturday, September 21, 2019

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