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Jim Tait 02/01-02/28/17

home : outdoors August 22, 2017

Sugarbush Lakes Association raises 'Money for Minnows'
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Tribal natural resources director Larry Wawronowicz accepts a check from the Sugarbush Lakes Association members at the Lac du Flambeau fish hatchery last week. Presenting the check are Brian Salzmann of the fisheries committee and association president Tom Actor.
beckie gaskill/lakeland times

Tribal natural resources director Larry Wawronowicz accepts a check from the Sugarbush Lakes Association members at the Lac du Flambeau fish hatchery last week. Presenting the check are Brian Salzmann of the fisheries committee and association president Tom Actor.
Last Wednesday, members of the Sugarbush Lakes Association visited the Lac du Flambeau Tribal Hatchery and received a tour of the ponds at the facility. Tribal natural resources director Larry Wawronowicz gave the tour, offered a history of the hatchery and answered questions of lake association members. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 18, 2017


Trout Lake Station open house highlights research
Trout Lake Research Station recently held its seventh annual open house, during which the public is invited to come and look at the different types of research taking place and to meet the staff and graduate students who are conducting the research. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 18, 2017

August is inaugural National Shooting Sports Month
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is joining a national foundation in marking August as National Shooting Sports Month to promote the activity and its dedication to safety and skill-building as fun and appropriate for youth to adult and open to persons with varying physical abilities.
Friday, August 18, 2017

Fish like a girl
As an avid bass angler, I do not often pay terribly close attention to other species of fish - other than how bass relate to them, or they to bass. But, when I heard about the "Learn to Fish Musky" class being held in Boulder Junction in conjunction with Musky Daze, I thought it would be interesting to attend and fun to learn more about musky fishing. I was not disappointed. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 18, 2017

traveling trails less traveled
Oberlin Lake is one of numerous small, remote, uninhabited treasured jewels scattered across Northern Wisconsin. It is in Arbor Vitae township, in south central Vilas County and its surface area is listed as 46 acres. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 18, 2017

the lake where you live
A poster in my doctor's office shows a boy looking down at his hands, which are infested with all sorts of big, ugly, wormlike green, purple and pink creatures. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 18, 2017

ICLRA to present program on the relationship between water quality and waterfront property values
Studies show the quality of the water on a lake has a direct effect on one's pocketbook. Lakefront properties with pollution or invasive species issues have experienced as much as a 15 percent reduction in value.
Friday, August 18, 2017

Boulder Junction Chamber of Commerce wants visitors to get out and ride this fall
Fall is one of the best times to visit Boulder Junction in the heart of Wisconsin's Northwoods. Biking along the area's scenic trails is one of the best ways to take in beautiful views of Vilas County.
Friday, August 18, 2017

Tree seedlings on sale at Trees for Tomorrow
Trees For Tomorrow (TFT) began its 2017 tree seedling season in early May, offering five different species chosen for abilities to grow in the sandy soils found in many areas of Wisconsin. TFT began this tradition in 1944 with the purpose of encouraging land owners to plant trees and practice sound forest management principles.
Friday, August 18, 2017

Don Schulpius to be inducted into International Snowmobile Hall of Fame
St. Germain resident Don Schulpius is being inducted into the International Snowmobile Hall of Fame, located in the World Snowmobile Headquarters in Eagle River.
Friday, August 18, 2017

Vilas County Deer Advisory Council to hold first meeting Aug. 29
Vilas County deer population objectives and Deer Management Unit (DMU) boundaries that will be followed for the next three years will be the main topics of discussion at this County deer Advisory Council (CDAC) meeting.
Friday, August 18, 2017

Stevens Point brothers win River Series Mohawksin qualifier
The rain held off in Tomahawk for most of the day as the Central Wisconsin River Series anglers fished Lake Mohawksin in Tomahawk. With the waterski nationals going on near Veterans' Park, anglers who opted to head up river found a longer slow, no wake near the bridge on Fourth Street, but it was not enough to hamper their spirits or slow down their fishing. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 11, 2017

AIS Snapshot Day looks for new invasives
Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Snapshot Day started out a few years ago as Bridge AIS Snapshot Day. The idea was to take a close look at bridges over rivers in the county to check for new or undocumented invasive species. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 11, 2017

Fish like a GIRL
While anglers cannot harvest walleye from the Minocqua Chain until the year 2020, bass anglers have still been taking advantage of some great fishing there. Many club tournaments are held on Lake Tomahawk/Minocqua every year, but most people would not know that. (subscriber access)


Friday, August 11, 2017

traveling trails less traveled
I'm frequently asked if I ever have difficulty coming up with an idea for a column, to which I usually reply, "sometimes." When I do find myself stymied to come up with an idea, all I have to do is begin skimming through my 5,000-plus entries in my fishing and hunting logs and it does not take long to develop a story line. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 11, 2017

the lake where you live
It's interesting in nature how simple creatures form complex societies. Ants, for example, cooperate to build elaborate nests in and above the ground. Honey bees fashion combs of hexagonal cells to feed and raise their young, and they do intricate dances to tell their hive-mates where to locate flowers and nectar. (subscriber access)
Friday, August 11, 2017

General permit applications available for small-scale dredging projects in public waters
A new general permit streamlining approvals for small-scale dredging in the state's lakes, rivers and streams has been finalized after a public comment period and is now available for applications. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources received and considered over 700 comments related to the draft general permit before issuing the final permit.
Friday, August 11, 2017

He's baaack!
Ron Rickman headed out recently for his first trip hunting muskies since a back operation. He did not see a 'Ski, but did hook into this 21-inch smallie on a surface bait.


Friday, August 11, 2017

Garden Open House and plein air painting at LOL Community Garden
LOLA and Land O' Lakes Community garden will host an afternoon of plein air painting from 1 to 4 p.m. and a Garden Open House from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 25. Painters who wish to participate in the plein air painting should bring their own painting materials and are invited to find inspiration in the garden.
Friday, August 11, 2017

General permit applications available for wetland projects associated with certain construction sites
A new general permit addressing impacts to wetlands which formed in depressions created as a result of grading and construction activities within uplands has been finalized after a public comment period and is now available for applications.
Friday, August 11, 2017

Public comments sought on final draft master plan revision for Brule River State Forest
The public has a final opportunity to review and comment on proposed revisions to the master plan for the Brule River State Forest proposing additional recreational opportunities for the property.
Friday, August 11, 2017


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