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Trappers education offered

June 18, 2011 FLORENCE, Wis. — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Wisconsin Trappers Association will hold a Trapper Education Course on Friday, June 24, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.. more »»

Outdoors report

June 11, 2011 IRON MOUNTAIN — This weekend is Michigan’s annual Free Fishing Weekend, where both resident and non-residents can fish without a license. All regulations still apply. more »»

Kid-friendly suggestions for free fishing weekend

June 11, 2011 CRYSTAL?FALLS —Any parent, grandparent or adult who has tried to take young children out angling knows you need to find some fishing action without too much delay. more »»

Outdoors report

June 4, 2011 IRON MOUNTAIN — The windy start to the week hampered fishing for many anglers, but the bite has picked up since. “Fish are finally biting,” said Pattie Teske at Florence Sport and Bait. more »»

Outdoor Briefs

June 4, 2011 Free fishing event June 11 at Lake Ottawa campground IRON?RIVER?— In celebration of free fishing weekend, the Ottawa National Forest is hosting an exciting, fun-filled day of fishing for kids and... more »»

ORV safety class offered

June 2, 2011 IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office will be holding an ORV Safety Education Class for children who need a certificate to operate an OR. more »»

Outdoors report

May 28, 2011 IRON MOUNTAIN – Good walleye fishing is being reported by a number of fishermen. “Some did very well on walleye this week,” said John Grier at Whispering Pines Outpost. more »»

‘Kids Fishing Day’ on June 4 at Lost Lake in Florence County

May 28, 2011 FLORENCE, Wis. — The Eagle River-Florence Ranger District team wants to introduce young people to the sport of fishing during the District’s first-ever “Kids Fishing Day” on Saturday, June 4. more »»

Walleye should be active for opener

May 13, 2011 Editor’s note: Bill Ziegler is a retired fisheries biologist who managed fisheries in the southwest U.P. for most of his 34-year career in the Michigan Department of Natural Resource. more »»

Moose hunting advisory panel to meet in U.P.

May 7, 2011 MARQUETTE — The Moose Hunting Advisory Council will host two public input meetings in the Upper Peninsula this month, offering an opportunity for interested parties to submit public comment regardin... more »»

Outdoors report

May 7, 2011 IRON MOUNTAIN — Trout fishermen reported success this week, despite higher than normal water levels. “The water is high and cold,” said John Grier at Whispering Pines Outpost in Breitung Township. more »»

Try warmer waters for early season trout

May 5, 2011 CRYSTAL?FALLS —Cold spring weather can inhibit trout fishing success on typical inland trout streams. Trout are less active in streams with cold water temperatures as the ice breaks up. more »»

New regulations highlight new trout season

May 2, 2011 LANSING?— A little more than a decade ago, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources embarked on a process to simplify trout regulation. more »»

Outdoors report

April 30, 2011 IRON MOUNTAIN – Today marks the opening day of trout season on the Type 1 and Type 2 streams in Michigan. Water levels in creeks and rivers vary in Iron and Dickinson counties. more »»

Coyotes generally retain natural fear of humans

April 30, 2011 LANSING?—Coyote sightings are becoming more numerous in Michigan’s urban and suburban areas. more »»

Florence Archery team competes at state

April 27, 2011 FLORENCE, Wis. — The Florence Bobcat Elementary School Archery team has placed 3rd at the Wisconsin State NASP Archery Tournament. more »»

Anglers await open water

April 16, 2011 IRON MOUNTAIN — Ice fishing season is done. Any remaining ice is not safe and most likely honeycombed. more »»

Safari Club to host hunter’s banquet April 16 in Gladstone

April 2, 2011 GLADSTONE — The Northwoods Chapter of Safari Club International (SCI) will hold its 11th annual hunter’s banquet fundraiser on Saturday, April 16. more »»

Outdoors report

April 2, 2011 IRON MOUNTAIN — Anglers are reminded that a that a new fishing license season began Friday. Copies of the new Fishing Guides are available at all license vendors. more »»

Shanty season ends, ice is unpredictable

March 26, 2011 IRON MOUNTAIN — Ice anglers are reminded that ice conditions vary considerably throughout the area, so the utmost caution should be used if heading onto any lake. more »»

 
 
 

 

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