Archive for August 2011

Plan on Zero Tolerance when it comes to drinking and boating this weekend

For many boaters this Labor Day holiday weekend will be the last opportunity for them to get out.  Summer vacations will be behind us, kids are back in school, and boats will be put away till next year. People who enjoy the outdoors and boating will be out in great numbers this weekend and with... Read more »

The AuCoin Report - News Briefs from the Great Outdoors

The AuCoin Report - News Briefs from the Great Outdoors
I just received the September 2011 AuCoin Report, news briefs from the outdoors….     The AuCoin Report  August – September 2011 Wolves delisted. Hunting Set to Begin A U.S. appeals court ruled that wolf hunts in Idaho and Montana can resume in September. Anti-hunting organizations had appealed the case, arguing that Congress was not authorized... Read more »

Young Lady catches Big smallmouth in Boulder Junction

Young Lady catches Big smallmouth in Boulder Junction
I received a photo from a friend of mine, Bob Bertch of Bob’s Manitowish Guide Service  in the Boulder Junction area. One of his clients, Anna Linstedt of Neenah, WI caught this  HUGE 21 in smallmouth bass on 8-20-11. Great fish Anna.  Good job Bob. If you’re up in the Boulder Junction area and want... Read more »
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Forest Lake Country Store September Newsletter

Forest Lake Country Store September Newsletter
Forest Lake Country Store Great food and a whole lot more… I can’t wait.  I’m one month away from heading back up to the Northwoods of Wisconsin.  This time I’m bringing my daughter Lisa.  She hasn’t been up north in years and she too is quite anxious to be up there.  We’re going to do... Read more »

Walleyes Unlimited October Meetings

Meeting information from Walleyes Unlimited… In Wisconsin 2nd Wednesday of each month Root River Lanes 7220 W. Rawson Franklin, WI  53132 3 miles west of I-94 on County Route/BB – Rawson Ave. October 12th – Joe Okada The Madison Chain during 2011 & Little Bay de Noc in the late Fall One of the hot... Read more »

Check out the MarCum LIVE cam and see loads of fish...

Check out the MarCum LIVE cam and see loads of fish...
Check out the MarCum LIVE cam and see loads of fish… From our friends at MarCum…. Finding “Nemo,” and “Lucky” the Blue Sucker MarCum “Live Fish Cam” streams live video at MN State Fair Minneapolis, MN – Even if you can’t make it to this year’s “Great Minnesota Get-Together” (Aug. 25 – Sept. 5, 2011),... Read more »
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2012 Calendar Pin-Ups: Boulder Junction Fishing Guides

 2012 Calendar Pin-Ups: Boulder Junction Fishing Guides
I’ll be heading back north to Boulder Junction in early October.  It’s the Musky Capital of the World and I’m going musky fishing.  My daughter Lisa is joining me on this trip.  It will be the first time that she’ll be up there since she was a toddler.  She’s anxious to see the place that... Read more »

Much going on at Straved Rock besides good fishing on the river

Much going on at Straved Rock besides good fishing on the river
Yes there is…  There is a lot going on at the Starved Rock Lodge located in the heart of the State Park. One thing that I can say about the SR Lodge is that there is always something to do for the whole family.  There are special events, tours, great dining and lodging and more. ... Read more »

EZ Hunt and Haul, an innovative, versatile, multi-use trailer

Just learned about this one.  What a neat idea and practical for the hunter as well.  Check out the photos and the press release below.  No doubt about it this is “an innovative, versatile, multi-use trailer”. EZ Hunt & Haul Introduces Predator Line BREMEN, IN – EZ Hunt & Haul, LLC is excited to announce... Read more »
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Wangler has new line of clothing for fall including Angler pants

Wangler has new line of clothing for fall including Angler pants
Angler pants?  Yes, finally someone makes a pair of pants that I find quite comfortable and practical for fishing on the banks and from a boat.   It may seem hard to believe.  Pants are pants you may say, but I’ll argue that.   Material that won’t get tore up while walking through the brush... Read more »