In this episode we’ll be talking about a CarrieZ Wild Ones blogging casting call, we’ll chat with the WI Lt. Governor about the upcoming free fishing weekend coordinated by the WI DNR and then I’ll share a rant I couldn’t help but write about Memorial Day Facebook Status Updates.
A while back, we told you about the re-opening of Oregon’s Deschutes River to migrating fish for the first time in 40 years. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) was a partner in the engineering of a unique 273-foot underwater tower and fish collection station at the Round Butte Dam, which allows fish to migrate to and from the Pacific Ocean.
Now that they are able to get past all three dams in central Oregon, the numbers of Chinook salmon, steelhead, and kokanee (landlocked sockeye salmon) taking advantage of the new system is growing.
Continue reading Salmon Complete Circle of Life In Oregon’s Deschutes River
Before we get into the Women on Winnebago event itself, let me give you a little history of Lake Winnebago sturgeon
Many moons ago when Wisconsin was first settled, the settlers that took up residence around Lake Winnebago were either farmers or fishermen.
The fishermen took advantage of the bounty that still to this day, resides in Lake Winnebago.
In the early 19th century, fishermen became dismayed when they realized their nets were being destroyed by an ancient fish native to the Great Lakes region. The torpedo shaped fish had five rows of bony plates that would easily cut the nets; they were deemed “garbage fish” much like carp is today. The fishermen began to slaughter the bony fish that would get caught and tear the nets by the thousands in an attempt to eradicate these pests. Continue reading A History of the Wisconsin Lake Sturgeon
“All that visit the Fond du Lac area will be warmly welcomed to a convenient Lake Winnebago destination with a versatile, affordable experience.”
Serving as the base hub for the largest inland lake in Wisconsin, Fond du Lac undoubtedly offers the outdoorsman a wide variety of recreational opportunities.
Last fall the Fond du Lac Area Visitor’s Bureau rebranded itself, and has been making headlines in the outdoor industry. Due to the efforts of the handful of employees at the Visitor’s Bureau, it has become a hotspot for the outdoor communicator looking for the next great story.
The Winnebago System Sturgeon Spearing Season kicks off tomorrow and anglers are giddy in anticipation of the ultimate cold weather hunt.
Wisconsin Sturgeon Spearing is a tradition handed down or attracting new spearers dating back eighty years.
Continue reading Sturgeon Spearing Season Kicks Off With a Celebration of This Prehistoric Fish