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Wild Shiners for Trophy Largemouth Bass

A month ago, if you invited me out fishing using live bait, I would have laughed and told you to forget it. Never in my life would I have imagined using wild shiners for bass. However, on December 9th,...
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The Fishing Bucket List – Part 1

Okay Fishidy fans. Get set for a wild ride. We’re sharing our “Bucket List” of fishing trips with you over the next three weeks…AND, we want to hear yours too. After you’ve had a chance to read our blog...
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The Continuing Spread of Invasive Plants

The last couple of decades have seen invasive plants, animals, and pests taking its toll on Wisconsin’s and much of the Midwest’s lakes, rivers, and countryside. The Wisconsin DNR and many citizen based organizations are working hard to stop...
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So You Want to Be a Pro Walleye Fisherman?

An end of season reflection from a second year pro It is the end of September, and for all intents and purposes, tournament walleye fishing is over. So now what? Do I just crawl into a hole and hibernate until...

Puffball Mushrooms

Puffballs are easy to identify for the beginning mushroom hunter because there are no poisonous species. The larger puffballs grow on composted soil and meadows. Fist-sized or larger puffball mushrooms are unmistakable. Puffballs grow on the ground or on...