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Statewide trolling rejected at Spring Hearings


By Gary Ridderbusch


A proposal to allow statewide motor trolling for anglers was rejected at the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) annual Spring Fish & Wildlife Public Hearing last Monday night.

The DNR announced Wednesday the vote tally from all 72 counties showed 2,775 voters against trolling and 2,391 for trolling. By county, however, the proposal was approved in 44 counties and rejected in 27 counties.

In Vilas County, the trolling proposal was rejected 48-146. In Oneida County, it was rejected 48-86.

A total of 6,069 people attended the 2013 Spring Fisheries and Wildlife

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 1:59 PM
Last Updated on Friday, April 12, 2013 11:13 AM

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