Wisconsin. A state steeped in outdoors heritage and tradition. Generations of hunters and fishermen have taken to the woods and the waters of this great state for many generations, but you would be hard pressed to find a tradition in the outdoors older than the Sturgeon spearing season on the Lake Winnebago chain. Lake Winnebago … Continue reading Dinosaur Hunting on Lake Winnebago
Welcome back outdoors world! It’s February! To most people in the northern part of the country, this is really nothing to get excited out. But there is one thing that gets a diehard few off the couch.
Hello outdoors world! Welcome for a special installment of “The Willes Way”. Being mid January here in the brutal Northwood’s, I am sure most of us locked up inside our houses, sitting very close to our fireplaces (or heating vents for you city folk) just trying to stay warm. It has been an extra voracious … Continue reading An Outdoors Report from a Wisconsin Wild
Hello outdoors world!! Welcome back to the 2nd installment of “The Willes Way” blog. For My first actual blog, not including my little intro, I decided to go with something near and dear to my heart. Some of Wisconsin’s most deep rooted outdoors traditions. Since my life seems to be one outdoors tradition after another, … Continue reading Wisconsin’s Deep Rooted Traditions and Outdoor Cultures
Fall is my favorite season; it’s all about hunting, my birthday, great fishing and Halloween. Winter, which comes in at a very close second, is ice fishing, sturgeon spearing and winter cabins. Spring is third and is all about turkey time and spawning time. While summer is technically my least favorite, this season tends to … Continue reading Worm Stealers, Fishing the Backwater Lakes of the Mississippi River