Spending several days with a group of buddies, getting up at the crack of dawn and heading out into the frigid Wisconsin temps to try to kill a really big animal….could be an interchangeable description for either Deer Camp or Sturgeon Camp.
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, … Continue reading A History of the Wisconsin Lake Sturgeon
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