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For second straight opener, ice-out put in cold storage
By Gary Ridderbusch
News-Review Editor

Thousands of anglers would normally be converging on the North Woods this weekend as fishing seasons open for walleye, northern pike and trout this Saturday, May 3, but for a second straight year, a slow-to-arrive spring has delayed ice-out across Vilas and Oneida counties.

Opening day of the 2014 regular inland fishing season follows one of the harshest winters on record with 71 below-zero days and more than 100 inches of snow.

As of Monday, a majority of the lakes were still

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 2:00 PM
Last Updated on Tuesday, May 06, 2014 2:20 PM

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