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Number of ice anglers on rise
A growing number of Wisconsin anglers are taking up the sport of ice fishing.                                             —STAFF PHOTO

As ice fishing gets under way in the North Woods,  state fisheries officials say there are a growing number of ice anglers drilling down into this favorite winter sport.

“The colder weather in recent weeks has frozen smaller lakes much earlier than last year, so we’re looking forward to a nice, long season,” said Mike Staggs, Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 10:33 AM
 
Phelps Lions plan tourney

The Phelps Lions Club will hold its 28th annual Great Northern Ice Fishing Tournament, slated for Saturday, Jan. 25, on Lac Vieux Desert.

The cost of $45 per person includes an evening meal at the Derby Track Loft in Eagle?River. The bar will open at 4:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 5:30. Meal-only tickets will cost $15.

For an entry form, call (715) 545-3327 or (312) 391-4991. Entry forms must be received by Jan. 21. Registrations the day of the tournament will be $50, which includes the meal.

There will be an early bird drawing for all registrations received by Jan. 9. 

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 10:32 AM
 
Trout Unlimited to hold meeting

The Northwoods Chapter of Trout Unlimited will meet at Trees for Tomorrow Monday, Jan. 13, at 6 p.m.

The program will feature a presentation by Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist Greg Matzke, who will discuss how he manages trout here in the North Woods.

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 10:32 AM
 
Meeting for predator hunt set at Great Escape Jan. 3

The fifth annual predator hunt will be held Jan. 3-12, beginning with a meeting at Great Escape in Phelps Friday, Jan. 3, at 7 p.m.

Hunting will begin immediately after the meeting and is slated to end at noon Sunday, Jan. 12. Entry forms are available at Great Escape.

The entry fee is $40 per team, plus three nonperishable items, which must be taken to the meeting.

Entry forms may be mailed to Rick Brown,

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 10:32 AM
 
Fishing tourney set on Nokomis

Amvets Post 724 and the NCO?Club, both of Rhine­lander, will hold their sixth annual ice fishing tournament Saturday, Jan. 11, at the Highway N boat landing on Lake Nokomis. The fundraising event will sup­port troops overseas, wound­ed warriors and veterans.

Prizes will be awarded for the three longest walleye, northern pike, crappie, perch and bluegill. Fishing hours will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. with registration on the lake from 7 to 9 a.m.

Registration fees cost $15 for adults and $5 for children 9 years and younger. Registration forms are available online at amvetpost724.com.

There will be a large warming tent, food, beverages, raffles, prizes and a 50/50 drawing.

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 10:31 AM
 
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