By: Max Walter, DNR Fisheries Biologist One of the really special aspects to early summer fishing is how visual it can be. There’s something very thrilling about seeing a school of big crappie, or a chunky cruising smallmouth bass and then trying to tempt them to bite. Situations where you can see the fish are…

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Hi.  This is my first blog for this website, so I’ll introduce myself.  My name’s Matt, and I work at the information desk at Hayward Lakes Visitors & Convention Bureau.  Last week I got the bright idea of calling New Moon Ski & Bike and asking Chris, “If I write a blog entry about my…

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Tips to Viewing Fall Colors on the Namekagon River If you live or visit Wisconsin in the fall, then you know that it is a MUST to take some time to stop and admire the vibrant fall colors that surround you. Wisconsin boasts some of the most beautiful views of fall foliage in the entire…

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A family adventure at every turn – Max Wolter, WDNR Senior Fisheries Biologist It’s summer! Which means it’s time to make some outdoor family memories. Some of my earliest fishing memories are of catching my first walleye and musky in the Hayward area. Now, I am blessed to be raising my family here and helping…

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By: Amy Walter Since I missed you last week, Happy Thanksgiving! Hopefully you all enjoyed it and ate way too much food like I did. This year my family had a very small get together but the time with my immediate family was much appreciated. I’m of course thankful for them all the time but…

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