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  • BUCK HARVEST INCREASES 11.7% IN 3 COUNTIES HERE
    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Tuesday announced the preliminary deer harvest for the opening weekend of the state’s 170th gun deer season, with the buck harvest up 11.7% in this three-county region.

    The regular gun deer season continues through
  • Mentored hunt
    Drew Margelofsky, 9, of Eagle River, harvested his first deer on a mentor hunt with his dad, Brian Margelofsky, while spending opening weekend in Sawyer County at the family deer hunting camp. —Contributed Photo
  • First 10-pointer
    Rob Govek of Eagle River, harvested his first 10-point buck in Marathon County on Sunday of opening weekend. —Contributed Photo
  • GRAY SQUIRRELS, BLACK SQUIRRELS . . . THE QUESTION IS, ARE THEY THE SAME?
    During my prior life in New London, about 120 miles south of Three Lakes, it was a rare and exciting moment to see a black squirrel around our neighborhood.

    However, here at our North Woods home on the shores of Virgin Lake east of Three Lakes, we
  • The snowmobile season is right around the corner and the Wisconsin DNR reminds sledders to order a new annual Wisconsin snowmobile trail pass online. 

    There are three types of trail passes available for public snowmobile trails:

    • Wisconsin Snowmobile Trail Pass For
  • RUN ON TIGERS
    Tony Williams of Munster, Ind., was fishing with guide “Ranger Rick” Krueger when he caught this...
  • The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced the 2022 state park and forest admission passes will go on sale Nov. 26.

    The passes are for those people looking to find access to some of the most scenic areas in Wisconsin, including thousands of miles of trails, dozens of beaches and a wide variety of
  • First muskie
    Paul Klautz of Cedarburg holds his first muskie, a “tiger,” that was 38.5 inches long. —Photos Courtesy Guides Choice Pro Shop
  • Tiger muskie
    Gary Kuhnel of Munster, Ind., caught this 39-inch “tiger” muskie this fall fishing with “Ranger Rick” Krueger. —Photos Courtesy Guides Choice Pro Shop
  • Tiger muskie
    Steven Chovanec Sr., of Munster, Ind., caught this 40-inch “tiger” muskie while fishing this fall. —Photos Courtesy Guides Choice Pro Shop
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