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  • After a year of virtual online programming, UW Trout Lake Station is set to return to live, in-person programming with the return of its 10th annual open house this Friday, July 30, 1-5 p.m.
    The event is
  • The Northwoods Chapter of the Antique Outboard Motor Club Inc. is having its annual Antique and Classic Outboard Motor show, swap meet and sale at Sara Park in Tomahawk Tuesday through Friday, Aug. 3, 4, 5 and 6.
    The arena will have
  • The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds operators of all-terrain vehicles (ATV) and utility terrain vehicles (UTV) to think smart before they start this summer by following safety best practices.

    When enjoying off-road rides and adventures, wearing a helmet and seat belt, monitoring speed and
  • MUSKY OPEN RETURNS AUG. 20-22; OVER 500 ANGLERS ALREADY REGISTERED
    The Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center, along with Musky Clubs Alliance of Wisconsin, will host the  36th annual National Championship Musky Open  Friday through Sunday, Aug. 20- 22, on more than 65 area lakes.
    “The National Championship Musky Open is
  • Wounded Warriors
    Wounded Warriors in Action (WWIA) Eagle River Muskie Chal-Lunge added a new sponsor, Great Escape Bar & Grill of Phelps. Joe Bostwick, right, Great Escape owner, presented a donation to event organizer Scott Samuels, center, and WWIA guide Colin Crawford. Each year, WWIA provides an all-expenses paid muskie fishing outing for combat-wounded veterans. The
  • The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced that three lucky Wisconsin residents won a once-in-a-lifetime elk harvest tag for the 2021 Wisconsin elk hunting season which opens Saturday, Oct. 16.
    The DNR randomly selected the three hunters from a drawing pool of more than
  • The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced last week an increase in the waterfowl population across most of the state, despite dry winter and spring weather.
    The DNR’s 2021 spring waterfowl population survey shows
  • Muskie day
    Jacob Wittmann caught and released this 48-inch muskie last weekend while fishing a North Woods lake. It was one of two that he had boated in that same day. —Contributed Photo
  • First muskie
    Fourteen-year-old Marty Ziegler of Freedom caught and released his first-ever muskie while fishing a Vilas County lake recently. —Photo Courtesy of Ray’s Landing
  • Wounded Warriors
    St. Croix Rods in Parks Falls has been sponsoring Wounded Warriors in Action (WWIA) for the past five years and recently presented new muskie rods for the 2021 event. Accepting the rods for the veterans were, from left, Bill Jacobs, WWIA organizer; Savannah Stenslund, angler engagement coordinator for St. Croix; and
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