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One- and two-fish limits hit 345 walleye lakes here
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

Daily bag limits have been lowered on 533 lakes in reĀ­sponse to tribal spearing declarations announced Monday, revisions that affect 346 lakes in Vilas, Oneida and Forest counties.

In the three counties, there will be a three-walleye bag limit for sports anglers on just one lake, a two-fish bag limit on 209 lakes and a one-fish bag limit on 136 lakes.

Last year, 535 lakes statewide and 327 locally were part of the harvest declarations made by six bands of Chippewa in Wisconsin.

Statewide, 176 lakes will have a one-walleye bag limit,

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 1:13 PM
Last Updated on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 2:14 PM


0 #7 Todd Pogorzelski 2014-04-30 13:18
+6 #6 Debra Talkington 2014-04-25 18:09
If people would stay out of their casino until they would get their head out of their behind. maybe then they would understand that being good for all to make a living in Gods country is the right way to live. They just think they can have everything their way and we are dumb enough to let them sucker us. Don't spend money in their casinos
+4 #5 2014-04-25 08:20
No fish tale homer. He puts a lot of walleye back in the lake he,s on. I guess if they actually saw him putting the walleye in his lake he could get in trouble but he's willing to risk it. You should fish the reservation lakes they are not speared and fishing is much better. But keep the fish, even musky and pike taste great if you know what your doing. I personally take many walleye and some musky each year out of pokegema lake.
-7 #4 2014-04-24 15:58
OMG... BILLY... tell your friend NOT to do that! First, it is stupid and second, I am sure this act would be ILLEGAL. (Or are you just telling another 'fish tale'?) The question I have is, if the tribes didn't do any spearing, would the limit be raised to 5 (or more) on all lakes?
+12 #3 2014-04-23 00:32
The native americans want it both ways: for our country to adhere to their treaties signed back in the 1800's but also collecting massive amounts of federal and state aid and taking advantage of what is politically correct meaning, operating and behaving as a state within a state when it is to their advantage.
Maybe they should go back to the old days as they so want using dug out canoes, torch light, and hand made spears to harvest pregnant or spawning fish so critical to the ecosystem? maybe the natives should donate to the poor resorts trying to eke out a living ?
+1 #2 Don Gabel 2014-04-22 18:43
Gee you really can catch more fish in Arizona
+20 #1 2014-04-22 16:38
More people should do like my cousin and I. We fish the flambeau chain and keep the fish. We catch and release on Star lake. And we never go to casino. Last year a friend of mine told me he caught over 200 walleye on reservation lakes and transplanted them in his livewell to his lake.

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