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Lions Club to hold 61st fishing derby

The Three Lakes Lions Club will hold its 61st annual Ice Fishing Derby and raffles Saturday, Feb. 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m at the grounds of the Three Lakes Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center on Superior Street.
Cash prizes will be awarded for the largest and the second-largest northern, walleye, bass and total panfish weight.
There also will be separate $50 prizes for the largest fish of any kind caught by a child 12 years old or younger. Youths, supervised by a parent, are welcome to participate.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 2:57 PM
DNR develops new permit for fish habitat projects

Lakefront property owners statewide can now more quickly and easily create fish sticks habitat near their shoreline to benefit fish and improve fishing, state fisheries and habitat protection officials say.
A new streamlined permit available from the state and an easy step-by-step guide for fish sticks are now available on the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) website at to help foster the projects, which involve placing trees in shallow water and anchoring them on the shore.
“Fish sticks projects are paying off in northern Wisconsin lakes by providing more critical habitat for fish and insects, birds, turtles and frogs,” said Scott Toshner, the DNR fisheries biologist who worked with partners on the fish sticks projects that placed hundreds of trees in the Eau Claire chain of lakes in Bayfield and

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 2:57 PM
Women’s shooting league to hold meeting Feb. 13

The Eagle River chapter of A?Girl & A Gun Women’s Shooting League will hold a meeting Thursday, Feb. 13, at 6:30 p.m. at Eagle River Inn. Coffee and treats will be provided.
Certified weapons instructor Debra Johnson will lead the continuing safety series. Attendees have been learning safety and conceal carry laws during the winter series of classes.
The A Girl & A Gun league is a ladies-only organization established by women shooters for women shooters for pistol, rifle and shotgun sports.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 2:56 PM
Pines trap team to hold banquet PDF Print E-mail

Tickets are now available for the Northland Pines Trap Team’s annual banquet, which is slated for this Thursday, Feb. 13, at Eagle Waters.
Tickets cost $10 apiece and are available through trap team members, at Eagle Sports or Eagle Waters.
Tickets also will be available at the door the day of the banquet. For more information, call Kurt Andussies at (715) 891-3400.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 2:56 PM
Turkey shoot set in Conover

The Stateline VFW?Post 8400 of Land O’ Lakes will hold its annual turkey shoot and raffle Saturday, March 1, at Club 45 in Conover.
Shooting is set to begin at noon and will end at dusk. All shooters are welcome.
Competitors will display their marksmanship using only open sights.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 2:56 PM