Outdoor Report

Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 7-16-2018

By: Steve Suman The forecast predicts a fine week through Wednesday, with showers possible Thursday and maybe Friday, then back to mild, sunny weather. Enjoy! “Fish are feeding in early morning and at night,” says Pat at Happy Hooker. “Anglers can catch fish during the day, but boat traffic, heat, and sun affect the bite.…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 7-9-2018

by:  Steve Suman According to current forecasts, the week ahead should be warm, sunny, and dry. The exception is possible thunderstorms Wednesday night through Thursday, but then right back to warm and sunny. This is summer prime time for all outdoor recreation – make good use of it! “A savvy old angler once told me…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 7-2-2018

By: Steve Suman The forecast for most of this week includes warm (to warmer) temperatures and clear skies – except for chances of showers Wednesday, July 4… Well, of course. That is only one day out of the week, however, and “sometimes” the forecasts are wrong. It is summer – get out and enjoy all…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 6-25-2018

By: Steve Suman Musky Fest weekend participants enjoyed nearly perfect weather, without a hint of rain or thunderstorms, which was quite a change from the previous weekend. This week, look for a mix of weather from wet to hot by the weekend, but with pleasant days intermixed. “Thunderstorms a weekend ago raised lake levels more…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 6-18-2018

By: Steve Suman Severe weather in the North Woods made for a rough weekend. This week’s forecast (should it hold true) shows a reprieve and some very pleasant weather, at least until possible showers Friday. If you plan to travel in the area this week, particularly north of Hayward, check ahead for road closures and…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 6-6-2018

By: Steve Suman The forecast for this week predicts mild temperatures, with chances for rain thunderstorms, and (for some) – relief from the 90-degree temperatures. Great weather for nearly all outdoor recreation! “Summer-like temperatures are giving way to spring-like conditions,” says Pat at Happy Hooker. “Water temperatures in the upper 70s should cool with the…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 5-28-2018

By: Steve Suman It’s been a hot time in the North Woods, but this week’s forecast shows rain chances possible throughout the week, with cooler temperatures breaking the “warm” spell. For a change, it appears the weekend will see very nice conditions for most outdoor activities. Summer weather is here – take advantage of it!…

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Hayward Lakes outdoor Report 5-22-2018

  By: Steve Suman This next week should be interesting. There are chances for showers starting mid-week and increasing for the weekend (some strong storms possible), followed by some very warm days through next Wednesday. However, it took a long time for spring/summer weather to arrive, so (mostly) no one will complain. Enjoy your Memorial…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 5-15-2018

By: Steve Suman The current forecast predicts warm and slightly windy weather, with rain possible toward the end of the week into the weekend. Spring’s late arrival makes 80-degree temperatures quite welcome, even if accompanied by precipitation. Ice is gone and fishing (and other water recreation) is on! “Welcome to the new season,” says Pat…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 5-7-2018

  by: Steve Suman Discussions during the preceding weeks centered on IF ice-out would occur before or after the gamefish opener. In the end, most lakes were open, with only the deep, clear lakes retaining ice. Sunshine and warm temperatures made the weekend very pleasant for anglers – and for anyone recreating in the North…

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