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Full Report: NORTHEAST REGION: Marinette County - Anglers at the Peshtigo Harbor are catching catfish, walleye and smallmouth at the river mouth using crawlers and minnows fished on bottom. Menominee River anglers are reporting some walleye t in the evenings trolling with stick baits or crawler/harness from the mouth of the river to Stephenson Island. Shore anglers on the Menominee River are catching some sheepshead, bass, catfish, and rock bass. - Kevin King, fisheries technician, Peshtigo

Oconto County - Anglers were having some success for bluegill below the Stiles Dam fishing with worms and crawlers, many small fish were being caught. Anglers were also catching some bass, mostly small using fly rods and streamers or casting small crank baits. Boaters from Pensaukee Landing to Oconto Park II are now reporting some perch being caught in 9 to 14 feet of water using minnows or crawler chunks, many small fish being caught. Weed beds are your best bet. Trolling with crawler/harness is starting to produce some walleye in the same areas. - Kevin King, fisheries technician, Peshtigo

Brown County - Boaters at the mouth Fox River area continue to work hard with limited success. Perch numbers are increasing, with minnows being the most successful bait so far. Deeper holes in the bay are holding the largest amounts; however, the fish have been finicky. Shore anglers near the pipeline have begun to catch black crappie in greater numbers, with larger fish biting on suspended leeches. The water in the Voyager Park area of the Fox River has been fairly clear with limited flow. Water temps immediately below the dam have been hovering in the 68 degree range with bays increasing to near 74 degrees. Large numbers of drum and catfish persist in the area. The most common set-ups continue to utilize the 3-way swivel with night crawlers. Bass fishermen also continue to do well in the area, with green buzz baits and cranks hooking the most fish. Slack water on the north edge of the park and continuing along the Fox are holding the most fish. - Adrian Meseberg, fisheries technician, Green Bay

Door County - The fishing was hot this past week throughout the peninsula. On the bay side, anglers were catching plenty of smallmouth bass, typically in 8 to 12 foot of water using everything from tubes, to grubs, to worms and minnows with a slow presentation. Catching smallmouth in the 16 inch plus range was not uncommon. Along with the smallmouth bass, anglers have been catching rock bass and the occasional perch. Rock bass have biting best on worm while the perch bite has been best with minnows. From shore, anglers are having just as much luck catching smallmouth and rock bass as those fishing farther out. The best bait is still tubes and grubs although worms have also been working quite well. Anglers have also been catching the occasional perch. On the lake side, anglers are having the best luck catching smallmouth from shore and from boats at Rowleys Bay. Same as on the bay side, the best results are being seen using tubes and grubs with worms also producing good results. The chinook salmon fishing has really started to take off over the past week. Catches of 2 to 4 are typical with 7 or 8 not unheard of. Anglers were having luck up and down the peninsula fishing in 100 to 200 foot of water and anywhere from 90 to 150 feet down. The chinook salmon were biting on dodger flies, flasher flies, and spoons. The key seemed to be to have at least some green in the lures. Along with the kings, anglers have reported caching some rainbow trout and the occasional coho salmon. - Daniel Olson, fisheries technician, Sturgeon Bay

Pier anglers at Sawyer Harbor fishing out of Potawatomi State Park were catching perch, smallmouth bass, rock bass, and gobies. A few of the perch were decent size (10 inches) as well as many of the rock bass. The smallmouth bass were on the smaller end. The water was rather clear most days this week and groups of fish could be seen. Boaters targeting smallmouth bass had mixed results. While some had a tough time finding these fish, others reported catching up to 20. Four- and 5-pounders were reported by more than one boat angler. Boaters were using tubes, shad raps, and wacky worms. Lucky anglers were in less than 12 feet of water. Boaters were also catching some perch using minnows and night crawlers. Most chose to release what they caught as the sizes were reported in the 4-8 inch range. Other fish caught included rock bass, sunfish and gobies. Pier anglers fishing at Little Sturgeon Bay were catching decent numbers of perch. Most of them in the 4-8 inch range. Worms seemed to work best. Other fish being caught off the pier were bullheads, smallmouth, gobies and a 22-inch bowfin. Boaters looking for smallmouth bass reported having a tough week. Musky anglers were also having a hard time finding their target, although one angler stated he caught a 42-inch musky a week earlier. - Adrian Meseberg, fisheries technician, Green Bay

Anglers at Bay View Park and Stone Quarry in search of smallmouth bass reported low numbers and action this week using worms, leeches, minnows for live baits and jerk baits, tube jigs for artificial. Perch anglers are still struggling to get a good bite using worms and night crawlers. Anglers in search of salmon and trout off of the coast guard piers had low success but reported being able to see them in the water. Salmon anglers on the lake are bringing in good numbers of rainbows and kings in 150-350 feet of water using dodger flies and spoons. - Emily Kurszewski, fisheries technician, Sturgeon Bay

Kewaunee County - This past weekend was Trout Fest tournament in Kewaunee with 30 boats participating. High numbers of kings and rainbows were caught with many boats bringing in bag limits. Largest fish was a king at 19.4 pounds and the largest bag was 124.8 pounds for 10 fish. Anglers in Algoma and Kewaunee have had high success for trout and salmon. Many limits were being reported with large fishing coming in. Steelhead have been producing higher numbers than kings, and they are biting mostly on dodger flies with silver or green flashers. Spoons seemed to not produce well this week. Anglers were out in 150-400 feet of water catching them from 70-100 feet down. Surface water temp is 50 degrees out at 100 feet. The full moon produced high number for anglers overnight on glow spoons. Pier fishing has had low pressure with anglers reporting little success. Shore anglers in search of catfish were having little success. - Emily Kurszewski, fisheries technician, Sturgeon Bay

Brown County - Fishing on southern Green Bay has been rough. Walleyes are spotty at best, musky fishing is non-existent and the yellow perch have not kicked in yet. Sheapshead and catfish are the most common fish being caught at this point in the summer. As a result there is a lot of open water to be fished with very little pressure. At some point the fish will cooperate and everyone will be back. Recreational boating has also been pretty tame. The weather has not been the best for boating with cool temperatures and windy conditions. Please be careful boating on Green Bay.

Waupaca County - Blackcaps and wild raspberries are now ripe and yields will be heavy. Area trout streams have near normal water levels and reports are that the trout are biting well. Largemouth bass and northern pike are hitting well on smaller area lakes. Bugs have really died off with drier weather as of late and that makes for very pleasant going in the outdoors.

Waushara County - Cool weather has slowed the traffic on area lakes, but it has meant more time for anglers to be out and about. Fish on some lakes are responding well and some trout anglers are experiencing some luck with the relief from the bugs early in the morning

Outagamie County - Anglers on Winnebago have been catching perch on the east shore near High Cliff and have been catching walleye trolling on the west shore near Neenah. The blue green algae blooms have continued and has been causing many recreational boaters to limit their tubing activities. Shore anglers have been catching a good number of catfish and smallmouth bass along the Fox River. - Ryan Propson, conservation warden, Appleton




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Full Report: South Central Region: Lower Wisconsin State Riverway - It is a great time within the Lower Wisconsin State Riverway! The fishermen are reporting good activity including catches of bluegill, bass, and catfish. The morel mushrooms are being found in good numbers and the sandbars are beginning to reappear. If you visit the Riverway dont forget your bug spray because the mosquitos are bad in most of the river bottoms. - Matt Sequin, property manager

Grant County - Mississippi River water levels are finally receding, albeit the water levels in Pool #10 and # 11 will remain higher than normal for the next week or longer. The pool levels remain 3-4 feet higher than normal. Low lying areas such as Bagley Bottoms boat landing, and Schleichers Landing still remain flooded. Most of the islands have emerged, with a thick coating of mud, and a fine new growth of poison ivy. Look twice before stepping out on an island. Fishing has remained slow in most of the areas. This past weekend saw good bass fishing activity at Potosi Point, now that the lower water levels have re-opened the road. There is a large number of geese on the area streams and rivers, attempting to re-nest with lower water levels. - Richard S. DeWitte, conservation warden, Cassville

Fishing was slow but steady this past weekend in Grant County. The weather was nearly perfect. The water levels on the Mississippi and Wisconsin Rivers are slowly receding, and maybe only a few feet above normal for Memorial Day weekend. Most trout anglers reported good success, with most all area streams running at near normal water levels

Jefferson County - All rivers and streams in Jefferson County are still under a slow no wake restriction. The white bass are biting in the rock river in Fort Atkinson and Jefferson. - Ryan Ellifson, conservation warden, Jefferson County

Sauk County - The Wisconsin River below the Dells Dam has come down. The crappies and white bass are biting extremely well in the eddies of the river below the dam. Walleyes are biting downstream on the river from the dells to Portage. The crappies are biting on Lake Delton. A reminder as recreational boating traffic picks to check your safety equipment. - Mike Green, conservation warden, Wisconsin Dells




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Full Report: South Central Region: Lower Wisconsin State Riverway - The Wisconsin River is still running high and is making canoeing and kayaking difficult. The fishing reports have indicated some nice walleye being caught below the dam at Prairie Du Sac. Bluegill anglers have also reported success on several sloughs throughout the Riverway. The first reports of morels being found are coming in. Several species of warblers have been migrating through the area. The trails at Blackhawk Ridge have been mowed and are in good shape. - Matt Sequin, property manager

Grant County - This past weekend in Grant County the fishing was fantastic. The weather was nearly perfect. The rain earlier in the week kept several anglers from trying their luck on Grant Countys streams, so there was a reduction in fishing pressure as years past. Even after the all-day rain on Friday, most streams cleared by Saturday morning. Most trout fishermen checked reported good success. - Martin R. Stone, conservation warden, Fennimore

Green County - In Green County, reports that the opening of fishing season has started out with numerous anglers but few fish being caught. Warden Caputo has seen people catching fish on the Sugar River. A few trout were caught on opening weekend and anglers report the water is fairly clear even with the recent rains.

Iowa County - Brown trout have been biting on love & trout creek on worms and spinners. Walleyes have been biting at pecks landing with anglers using minnows suspended just off the bottom. Bass have still been biting at Bakkens Pond on purple rubber worms. Crappies have been biting at Birch Lake on minnows.

Jefferson County - Boat launches on the Rock River in Jefferson and Fort Atkinson have been reopened. Boaters are asked to be sure and check the launches for any wake restrictions that may still be in place. The walleyes have been biting on the Rock and Crawfish rivers. - Ryan Ellifson, conservation warden, Jefferson County

Sauk County - With the warmer weather the lakes are warming up but they are still behind from where they were last year at this time. Crappies are biting on Lake Redstone. The fish are suspended off the breaks and brush piles near the surface. Fisherman having luck have been using plastics and minnows with a slow sink down from the surface. Musky fishing reports from this past weekend were slow with the cooler water temperatures

Rock County - Fishing activity is picking up around Rock County. Kiwanis Pond has been producing decent bluegills along with a few crappies on wax worms. One fisherman was observed catching a largemouth bass that was just under 23 inches long. Trout are also biting on this pond as well as Lions Beach Pond. Richter reminds anglers to purchase an inland trout stamp along with their fishing license if they intend to fish for or keep trout. Water levels continue to drop on the Rock River, but are still outside the riverbanks in many areas. Slow-no-wake boat operation is still required until lifted by the Rock County Sheriffs Department. Look for signs posted at boat landings or check the Sheriffs Department website for information on the slow-no-wake ordinance. Morel mushroom hunting season is in full swing. The wet spring and cooler than normal temperatures delayed the mushroom picking, but warm weather over the last week is causing mushrooms to finally start popping. - Boyd Richter, conservation warden, Janesville




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Full Report: South Central Region: Grant County - This past weekend the fishing has finally started to slowly pick up. White bass and a few nice yellow perch were being caught on the Mississippi River. With the nice sunny weather, the shore fishing areas were very busy with fishermen. The Miss. water levels were down several feet and this likely has helped the fishing success. Its still too cold for morels with no one reporting their harvest yet.- Martin R. Stone, conservation warden

Jefferson County - Boat launches in the Fort Atkinson and Jefferson area remain closed. To get the current status of boat launch availability please call the Jefferson County Sheriffs Office at 920-674-7311. Anglers report catching walleyes on the Bark and Rock rivers throughout the county. Flat head catfish are also being caught, some of which are more than 20 pounds.- Ryan Ellifson, conservation warden, Jefferson County

Sauk County - The late spring has slowed the normal fishing activities. Anglers are starting to catch a few crappies. The spring walleye fishing on the Wisconsin River has been slow due to high water and the late spring

Rock County - The Rock River are slowly coming down, but remains at flood levels. Slow-no-wake restrictions are in effect on the Rock River and several complaints of boats operating faster than slow no wake have been received. Boaters are responsible and can be held liable for damage that is caused by their wake. Crappies continue to bite at the Indianford Dam on the Rock River with minnows being the common bait. The Rock River is also producing catfish in the Beloit area. Stink-bait has been the most common bait used over the last week. Trout were being caught recently on minnows and power baits at Kiwanis and Lions Beach Ponds. Anglers 16 years old and older are required to purchase a fishing license and inland trout stamp to fish for trout on these ponds. Trout fishing on Rock County lakes and ponds opened on Jan. 1 and closes Sept. 30 with a 3 fish bag limit and 9-inch size limit.

Chippewa County - Fisheries biologists report that water temperatures indicate walleye spawning may have already occurred this past week. It is suggested that walleye anglers target oxbows or other areas that have calmer conditions to find fish. Chorus frogs began to singing this week.

Eau Claire County -A few anglers have been fishing from boats on the Chippewa River below the Dells Hydro Dam, but few fish are being harvested. Cold weather boaters are reminded to wear a life jacket or insulated float coat. Even experienced boaters can get into trouble during periods of swift currents and high water levels, so use caution. Ice is off local rivers and lakes

Portage County - Water levels are still high but receding on the Wisconsin River in the Stevens Point area. Boaters are still urged to use caution when on the river. The walleye run on the Wisconsin River is winding down as well. Fishers are still catching walleyes but not at the rate they were before. Catfish are being caught in good numbers but crappies have not shown up yet in any numbers. The inland trout opener promises to be good. Normal to slightly higher water levels are a contrast to last years low water levels - Barry Meister, conservation warden, Stevens Point




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Full Report: South Central Region: Grant County - The waters of the Mississippi River have stopped rising in the area, but many areas, lowlands and all of the boat landings remain under water. The area water levels are 5-7 feet higher than normal. The Grant and Platte rivers have returned to normal and the water has cleared. Anglers reported catching a few fish while fishing from the Eagle Point fishing barge, including sheep head, buffalo, red horse, carp and an occasional striped bass. Turkey hunters report less than ideal hunting conditions this past season and many toms were with several hens, which made for some stiff completion between the hunters calls and the real thing. Vegetation is delayed due to the weather and the woods have not started to green up yet. - Richard S. DeWitte, conservation warden, Cassville

Dodge County – Good crappie fishing from shore on Beaver Dam Lake is being reported.- Paul Nell, conservation warden, Horicon

Rock County - Water levels on the Rock River remains at major flood levels and could remain high for many more weeks with spring rains. Slow-no-wake restrictions are in effect and boating on the river is not safe at this time because of the high, fast-flowing water. Many of the boat landings around Rock County are under water and currently closed. Crappies are being caught below the Indianford Dam on the Rock River with minnows being the common bait used. Buffalo carp and common carp are also abundant below the Indianford Dam and fishermen have been foul-hooking the carp, while fishing for walleye. Anglers are reminded that it is illegal to keep foul-hooked fish and they must be released back to the water. Game-fishing (walleye, northern pike, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, and muskellunge) is closed on all inland waters until May 4. The only open waters for game-fish in Rock County are the Rock River and Lake Koshkonong. Closed areas for game-fishing include all tributaries to the Rock River, such as Turtle Creek, Yahara River, and Traxler Pond. Kiwanis Pond and Lions Beach Pond have had increased fishing activity over the last couple weeks. Both ponds were recently stocked with trout. Anglers 16 years old and older are required to purchase a fishing license and inland trout stamp to fish for trout on these ponds. Trout fishing on Rock County lakes and ponds opened Jan.1 and closes Sept. 30 with a 3 fish bag limit and 9 inch size limit.




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Full Report: South Central Region: Iowa County - The walleyes have been biting mile just up from the Hwy. 14 bridge on the Wisconsin River. The smallmouth bass have been biting off of Hwy Y on the Wisconsin River. Inland trout fishermen have been having good luck in the early catch and release season catching nice sized brown trout in Love Creek

Columbia County - Water levels are up in the Wisconsin River system. There is open water down to Lake Wisconsin. Walleyes are starting to move upstream.

Rock County - Water levels on the Rock River continue to rise causing flooding throughout Rock County. Slow-no-wake restrictions are in effect, but boating on the river is not safe at this time because of the high, fast-flowing water. The walleye run is on and fishermen report having good success below the dams on the Rock River with jigs and minnows. Northern pike are also biting on the Rock River with several fish over 30 inches being kept at Indianford. Game-fishing for walleye, northern pike, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, and muskellunge is closed on all inland waters until the first Saturday in May. The only open waters for game-fish in Rock County are the Rock River and Lake Koshkonong. Closed areas for game-fishing include all tributaries to the Rock River, such as Turtle Creek, Yahara River, and Traxler Pond. Traxler Pond continues to produce crappie. Anglers are reminded that 2012 fishing licenses expired March 31 and new licenses are available.




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Full Report: South Central Region: Grant County - Fishing on the Mississippi and Wisconsin rivers is still slow. Small panfish were being caught, but not in good numbers. With the warming weather ice is becoming less safe in more and more areas. The inland trout streams however, were very busy with the catch and release season, with anglers reporting many catches. The weather was much cooler this past weekend. - Martin R. Stone, conservation warden

A lot of ice remains on the Mississippi River and backwaters, much of which is in poor condition and the edges have opened near shore making access difficult. Individuals have been attempting to ice fish on the remains of the ice on OLeary Lake which one angler noted as 10 inches or more. He was trying for northerns with a sucker minnow with no luck. Several sauger and walleye fishermen have been fishing below the Dubuque Lock and Dam #11 catching a large number of small male saugers indicating the fish are just beginning to move into the area. One angler reported catching and releasing a 14-inch walleye with several more in the 8-9 inch range. There were several 13-14 inch sauger caught from the Eagle Point Fishing Barge as well as from the rip rap below the dam at the entrance to OLeary Lake. Anglers have been having similar success with three way rigs using minnows as well as a rubber bodied jig with and without a minnow. The fishing success has been good early, on the Wisconsin side below the fishing barge - Richard S. DeWitte, conservation warden, Cassville

Green County - Ice appears to be off all larger rivers and streams. Fishing activity has been minimal due to cold temperatures and expected worsening of ice conditions. Coyote hunters have been taking advantage of the last bit of winter and have had success. Reminder that early trout season is open until April 27 and all licenses expire on March 31.

Iowa County - Walleye fishing has been slow on the river in the past few days due to the colder weather.

Richland County - Sandhill cranes are gradually migrating back into the area. Areas with snow still exist, but ice fishing activity along the Lower Wisconsin Riverway is still possible in areas not affected by flooding. Late fishing ice fishing is normally productive but caution should exist when venturing out on late season ice. Ice picks and ropes are good tools that can assist if someone was to fall in through the ice. - Michael Nice, conservation warden, Richland Center

Sauk County - The walleyes and saugers are starting to bite on the Wisconsin River below the Prairie du Sac dam. Anglers and boaters are reminded to be careful on the river due to spring debris and possible high water levels - John Buss, conservation warden, Prairie du Sac




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Full Report: South Central Region: Lower Wisconsin State Riverway - There have been fishermen fishing below the Prairie Du Sac dam reporting some walleye action. Ice fishing conditions are beginning to deteriorate quickly with all the rain and warm weather. Use caution when venturing on the ice and remember that ice conditions can change quickly depending on where you are.- Matthew Sequin, property manager

Grant County - The recent warm weather and rain definitely impacted outdoor activities. All the local rivers and streams flooded including the local trout streams for early catch and release trout fishing. The Grant and Platte overflowed their banks and the resulting influx of water to the Mississippi raised levels considerably and opened the main channel areas to flow. The ice on many of the backwater areas such as OLeary Lake below lock and Dam #11 near Dubuque rose and opened near the shorelines and weakened the ice even further. Ice conditions are poor in many areas. Early season sauger and walleye fishing will be delayed for some time until the water and debris passes. - Richard S. DeWitte, conservation warden, Cassville

Jefferson County - County snowmobile trails are closed. Ice conditions are rapidly deteriorating on all county lakes and rivers. If venturing out onto the ice don't do so alone. Let someone where you are going, how long you will be gone and take a cell phone in case of emergencies.- Ryan Ellifson, conservation warden, Jefferson County

County - Walleyes and saugers are just starting to bite on the Wisconsin River below the Prairie du Sac dam. If anglers go to this area remember that the water temperature is very cold and their fishing presentation needs to be slow. Anglers going out early to open water fishing need to remember to check over their boats for safety and other equipment. Please keep in mind that we all need to do our part on cleaning boats and trailers so invasive species are not spread throughout the state.- John Buss, conservation warden, Prairie du Sac

Area creeks and stream are up in flow with the recent rains and snow melt this past weekend. Fishing has remained slow across Lake Redstone and Dutch Hollow Lake. - David Horzewski, conservation warden, Reedsburg




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Full Report: South Central Region: Grant County - Snowmobile trails in northern Grant County are in poor condition after a weekend of heavy use and warm temperatures. The trails in the northeast also had many areas of ice remaining from the previous warm weather which made for difficult hill and corner conditions. Several snowmobiles slid off the trail and into nearby trees and brush. Tuesdays snowfall added 3-5 inches of new snow and should improve trail conditions. Ice fishing remains slow with a few bluegills and crappies caught below the Lock and Dam #10 spillway near the first island, and at Bertom Lake South of Cassville. Early sauger anglers have ventured out below the Lock and Dam #11 at Dubuque using the northeast parking lot and launching into the O Leary Lake cut. A few small saugers have been caught on the Iowa side near the bull nose and along the lock wall of the Lock and Dam. Hawthorne boat landing on the Iowa side remains iced in. - Richard S. DeWitte, conservation warden, Cassville

Iowa County - Anglers are reporting that the bluegill and crappie fishing has slowed on Birch Lake. Some nice sized crappies have been caught in the past week at Long Lake west of Spring Green. Anglers are reporting that they have been catching perch on tip-ups at Long Lake. The fishing has slowed down at Helen Lake off of Hwy. 14 as well. Northern have been biting at Helen Lake off of Hwy. 14 and at Bakkens Pond as well. - David Youngquist, conservation warden, Dodgeville

Wyalusing State Park - Mississippi River level at Prairie du Chien is at 7.9. The boat landing is a popular place for ice anglers. Number of anglers on the ice late last week and over the weekend must mean that the fishing report was good. Local anglers report that fishing was not as good early this week as it was over the weekend. We do not monitor ice conditions. If there are any questions about the condition of the road to the boat landing due to snow or ice, please call the park office at (608) 996-2261. - Beverly Pozega, visitor services associate.

Sauk County - Angler are reminded that ice shelters need to be removed from the area lakes by Sunday. Ice fishing across the area lakes is slow. Some crappies are biting on white plastic baits as well as jigs baited with wax worms. Bluegills fishing has been slow with the majority of the bluegills that are being caught are small in size. Some nice size perch have been caught on the west side of the lake along drop offs. Those have success catching perch have been using jigs baited with minnows. Schools of gizzard shad are prevalent across Lake Redstone. Some walleyes have been caught at night on Dutch Hollow Lake. Despite the recent snow the Sauk County snowmobile trails along with the 400 State Trail remains closed until additional snowfall is received. - David Horzewski, conservation warden, Reedsburg




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Full Report: South Central Region: Grant County - Ice fishing activity has tapered off on the Wisconsin River backwaters. A few small panfish are still being caught at Goodweiler and Jones lakes. Large stretches of the Wisconsin River are open and bald eagles are moving up and down the river, presumably to capitalize on the best fishing opportunities.

Lafayette County - Green and Lafayette counties have poor ice conditions in some areas, so never assume the ice is safe. Ice anglers are doing well but still not as good as last year. The crappies out at Yellowstone are typically in the 9.5 inch range with some nice walleyes being caught outside the slot. - Nick Webster, conservation warden, Darlington

Richland County - Extreme weather conditions throughout the area have limited outdoor activities. Fishing on the Lower Wisconsin Riverway has been slowed by fluctuating water levels due to runoff.

Sauk County - Area snowmobile trails and ski trails are in poor winter condition. Viewing of bald eagles in the Prairie du Sac area has been excellent. The bald eagles will be in the area for another week or two depending on weather. The ice fishing activity has remained slow, but always subject to daily change. - John Buss, conservation warden, Prairie du Sac

With the warm up and rain, the Sauk County snowmobile trails are closed and ice conditions on area lakes is poor. Vehicle ruts in the soft slushy snow has now refroze making for rough driving conditions. Fishing on area lakes has been slow. Some bluegills and crappies have been caught, but they have not been jumping out of the holes. - David Horzewski, conservation warden, Reedsburg



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