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Organizers of Ice Fishing Tournaments Need Permit In Wisconsin

Friday, November 30, 2012

MADISON - Organizers of ice fishing tournaments will want to apply for a permit for their 2013 event as soon as possible, and they can use a new online feature aimed at making the process faster and more user friendly.  Read Full Story

Great Lake photo contest taking entries for 2013-2014 calendar

Monday, November 26, 2012

MADISON – Wisconsin’s Great Lakes photo contest is now accepting entries. This year there’s a new category to highlight the businesses and industries that rely on Lake Michigan and Lake Superior.  Read Full Story

What BoatUS Angler prizewinner learned from fishing with Mark Zona

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

TRAVERSE CITY, MI - Largemouth bass angler Rick Clark of Crystal River, Florida, earlier this month went on the fishing trip of a lifetime to Northern Michigan, guided by none other than BoatUS Angler member and outsized television fishing show personality Mark Zona. Clark’s girlfriend, Layne Lowrey, also of Crystal River, won the fishing trip in a contest for members of BoatUS Angler, and gifted the prize to Rick, proclaiming herself the “best girlfriend ever.”  Read Full Story

Volunteers help keep the steelhead straight—PART I

Monday, October 24, 2011

MISHAWAKA, IN – “Clip…plop.”
“Clip…plop.”  Read Full Story

Handlined Steel

Friday, October 21, 2011

Mike Dombrowski of New Buffalo, Michigan didn’t let a snapped rod deter him from wrangling this dandy steelhead from a secret St. Joseph River tributary in early October. Dombrowski was able to handline the fish in after his borrowed center-pin rod snapped at the ferule. The fish ate a spawn bag and was released.  Read Full Story


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