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Public input sought on ATV trail in Oneida

A public open house regarding a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) feasibility study on a proposed all-terrain vehicle (ATV)/utility-task vehicle (UTV) trail will be held Tuesday, Aug. 19, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Northwoods Community Elementary School in Harshaw.

Attendees will have an opportunity to discuss the department’s analysis of the proposed trail for a portion of the Woodboro Lakes Wildlife Area.

The Nokomis ATV Club has asked for an ATV/UTV trail

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 2:37 PM
Kayak, paddleboard races planned on Big St. Germain

All paddlers are welcome to the Woods and Water Paddle Races on Big St Germain Lake set for Saturday, Aug. 23, at 10 a.m. It includes both kayak and stand-up paddleboard divisions.

The 5-kilometer, or 3.1-mile, flat-water course takes paddlers on scenic Big St Germain Lake and the St Germain River. The race will start at Lynn Ann’s Campground and is an out-and-back course. This event will take place rain or shine, and will only be canceled due to severely inclement conditions.

There will be awards for first, second and third place for male and female divisions.

People are encouraged to preregister by Aug. 10

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 2:37 PM
Survey to help DNR develop future trout fishing regulations

Results from the most comprehensive survey ever of Wisconsin trout anglers provide a clearer picture of the people who pursue the wily trout, the fishing methods and baits they use, their opinions of fishing regulations, and the kind of fishing experience they’re looking for, state researchers say.

“What we found is that there is no single profile of a trout angler in Wisconsin, and that trout fishing in Wisconsin may not fit the popular image often portrayed in the media,” said Jordan Petchenik, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) resource sociologist

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:42 PM
Vilas seeking photos for fishing sweepstakes

Vilas County Tourism & Publicity has announced its Catch the Action Kids’ Fishing Sweepstakes, which will run through Sept. 15.

Entrants could win a family fishing vacation in Vilas County by entering for the sweepstakes online at and sharing a photo of a child’s catch, along with where and when the fish was caught.

There’s no better place to take your family on a fishing trip than Vilas County, according to Vilas County Tourism & Publicity Director Cindy Burzinski.

“With more than 1,300 lakes — as well as numerous family-friendly?hotels,

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:42 PM
Outdoor women plan canoe, kayak outing

The Outdoor Women’s Group will hold a canoe/kayak outing on the Wisconsin river Tuesday, Aug. 5, at 1:15 p.m.

The group will meet at the put-in and take-out location at the Oldfield Park landing at the corner of Highway G and Adams Road northwest of Eagle River.

Participants should take along a treat to share following the paddle. Paddlers should also take along their own water and a personal flotation device.

Anyone needing a canoe paddling partner may call Norma Yaeger at (715) 477-1984 by Aug. 1. All new and former participants are welcome to attend.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:41 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, July 29, 2014 2:11 PM )