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One last chance to stop statewide trolling
By Kurt Krueger

IN?THE hard-fought battle to stop the legalization of motor trolling in Vilas and Oneida counties, we’re down to the ninth inn­ing, two outs and nobody is on base.

It will take one heck of a rally to stop the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and its oversight board from shoving this regulation down the throats of its many opponents.

Even last spring’s impressive no vote at the spring hearings in Vilas,

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 11:58 AM


0 #1 2014-03-11 17:06
I am in disagreement with the thought that motor trolling would have an adverse effect on the lakes.... how so? The major adversity I see is the PWC traffic. Motor trolling at 1-3 MPH does very little damage while a PWC 'FLYING' across the water, ridden/driven by some person with little or no training, buzzing the fisherman trying to get their limit of walleye (if they can figure out what the limit is) 1 here, 2 there, and between these sizes , but not standard everywhere. I for one, would totally embrace the trolling addition. But the again, I am thinking from a different mindset.

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