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Stella's repeat

Stella Budnik continues to be enthusiastic about fishing with her grandfather.  Last summer while visiting her grandparents, David and Patty Zych, in Harshaw she had the good fortune to land a 19.5-inch largemouth with her 4-foot Zebco rod.


Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Proposed inland trout regulations aim to simplify, increase opportunities

Proposed trout regulation changes would bring simpler rules with fewer stream categories and special regulations, plus provide additional opportunities for trout anglers.


Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Traveling Trails Less Traveled

Quite often an idea for a column comes from folks who read the Times, which is how the idea for this current column came into being. (Subscriber access)


Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Northwoods Almanac

Summer’s end is at hand, and as always for those of us who live in the North Country, we question its departure when it seems like it just got here. The first hard frost could occur at any time, and the wealth of flowers that we are blessed with now will hit that precipice, some collapsing as their cells freeze. (Subscriber access)


Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Summer's simple joys

I’ve mentioned before that I’m fine with a lazy summer. There are so many leisurely activities to partake in this time of year. (Subscriber access)


Friday, August 15, 2014

Public comment invited on draft panfish rules

When does less add up to more?

In the case of panfish, fewer, larger fish produce significantly more fillet meat than many smaller fish.


Friday, August 15, 2014

Reader photos
Pileated woodpeckers, wolves.
Thursday, August 14, 2014

Smokey Bear turns 70

The star of the nation’s longest-running public service advertising campaign turned 70 years old as of Aug. 9.



Thursday, August 14, 2014

Traveling Trails Less Traveled

It’ll never achieve the fame of Route 66, but locally Wisconsin Highway 155 in St. Germain has had an interesting and varied history. (Subscriber access)


Thursday, August 14, 2014

Summer of gorge

I’ve managed to lose a few pounds recently, and I don’t mean British currency. (Subscriber access)


Thursday, August 7, 2014

Peckin' the fat

Jim Schroeder had this mother pileated woodpecker visiting his suet feeder.


Thursday, August 7, 2014

Meeting on proposed ATV/UTV trail at Woodboro Lakes Wildlife Area slated for Aug. 19

Department of Natural Resources staff will be on hand to field questions and take comments about a proposed all terrain vehicle route at the Woodboro Lakes Wildlife Area Tuesday, Aug. 19.


Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Northwoods Almanac

On June 24, Edith Barakat was in her house on Blue Lake when she noticed a large shadow cast on her wall. She walked over to her window to see what could be the source, and standing on her deck railing looking in her window was a turkey. When she told us this story, Mary’s response was, “So, you had a ‘peeping tom’?” (Subscriber access)


Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Traveling Trails Less Traveled

As I mentioned in last week’s column, 19 years had slipped by since the last time Peggy and I visited Rainbow Lodge at the mouth of the Big Two Hearted River in Michigan’s U.P. During that span of time we met Mike and Robin Franks, Illinois transplants that moved lock, stock and barrel to St. Germain, which allow the four of us to meet and rapidly become good friends. (Subscriber access)


Wednesday, August 6, 2014

RMEF to host annual banquet Aug. 9 in Rhinelander

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation North Country Chapter will host its fourth annual banquet Saturday, Aug. 9, 5 p.m., at the Quality Inn, 668, Kemp St., Rhinelander.


Friday, August 1, 2014

The first signs of fall - and something 'Nutty' in the garden
Have you sighted in your bow yet? Or maybe you’re going to opt for a crossbow this year – something that’s legal for all archers this fall, though one must buy the specific license. (Subscriber access)
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Reader photos

Al Denninger, Rhinelander, photographed this 350-pound black bear.


Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Cieslica boats 45-incher
For years, James Cieslica, of Plato Center, Ill., has enjoyed time spent at his aunt and uncle Nancy and Frank Wackerlin’s cabin on a Vilas County lake.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Traveling Trails Less Traveled

The Ojibwa called it Neeshoda Spee. The early white settlers named it The Big Two Hearted River. Earnest Hemingway immortalized the stream in a short story by the same name he published in 1925. Wifee Poo and I blundered into finding the historic river in June of 1992. (Subscriber access)


Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Heat exhaustion: Be prepared
Oneida County Health Department wants to remind people that ...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014


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