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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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A Hot Bite for Perch on Madison’s Lake Mendota

Madison’s Lake Mendota has always been a good lake for yellow perch. If one goes back to the 1960s and 1970s, Lake Mendota was considered one of the premier perch lakes in the Midwest. It wasn’t like North Dakota’s...

My Book of Life

Yesterday I fished alone on a long wooded stretch. I typically don't like fishing alone. If I have a fishing partner I have someone to talk to and a photo subject also. Yesterday was different. I went alone to...

Trout Fishing in Germany

I lived in Germany from 1978 to 1984. The trout fishing there is legendary. The glacier fed streams were cold to say the least. While in the Army there I decided it was much too rich for my blood....

The Curmudgeon

Curmudgeon definition: cur·mud·geon Function: noun Etymology: origin unknown 1 : a crusty, ill-tempered, and usually old male trout - cur·mud·geon·li·ness /-lE-n&s/ noun - cur·mud·geon·ly /-lE/ adjective A typical life expectancy of a small stream trout varies. If a trout finds...