Outdoor Report

Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 2-5-2018

  By: Steve Suman The forecast indicates a decent, though somewhat cold week ahead, followed by warmer temperatures next week, an oft-repeated cycle this winter. It IS winter, so dress for the day and get out and enjoy any outdoor recreation the North Woods offers! “Fishing interest fell off somewhat with the arrival of more…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 1-29-2018

by: Steve Suman This week’s forecast seems to change nearly hourly, but general indications are for a return to cold (i.e., seasonal) temperatures. A front currently scheduled to arrive Tuesday “could” bring some snow accumulation, as could Arctic air arriving mid-week. Enjoy! It’s winter in the North Woods! “Recent snowfall renewed the snowmobile and ski…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 1-22-2018

  By: Steve Suman The new, additional snow is welcome by snowmobilers and cross-country skiers, but less so by the ice anglers. While the “current” forecast continues to shift, it appears much of this week could be mild and somewhat clear, with 40 degrees Friday. Looks like a good week to catch up on some…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 1-15-2018

  by: Steve Suman Weather this week could be interesting! Forecasts indicate another “break” from the cold, with highs in the mid to upper 20s and even into the 30s late in the week. Late in the weekend, there is “potential” for a large storm. This is good incentive to get out and enjoy the…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 1-8-2018

  by: Steve Suman The North Woods receives a brief, but well-deserved break the first part of this week, enjoying a few 30-degree temperatures. What a welcome respite! Take time to get outside and enjoy it while you can! “Bitter, freezing, cold weather affected all outdoor activities during the holiday season,” says Pat at Happy…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 1-1-2018

By: Steve Suman The cold and snow continues, but if you can survive until Sunday, the forecast shows a warming trend. The high numbers will still be very similar – but they will be above zero! “This cold weather made some great ice,” says Pat at Happy Hooker, “and crews are finally able to stake…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 12-26-2017

  By: Steve Suman Winter “officially” started last Thursday, December 21, and the forecast certainly shows winter has arrived! This week is snow and cold, and cold and snow, and some days offer the combination. Cold temperatures will go a long way to building ice for anglers and snowmobilers, while new snow should help with…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 12-19-2017

By: Steve Suman This week’s forecast for the North Woods indicates snow from Wednesday into the weekend, followed by a major change to colder temperatures starting Saturday and continuing into the New Year. It would be most helpful to get the cold temperatures to build more ice depths before receiving any major snowfall, but the…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 12-11-2017

BY: Steve Suman Starting Tuesday evening, the forecast for the remainder of this week is as simple as a forecast can be – “chance of snow showers,” though the chances vary somewhat each day. Temperatures (according the current forecast) will not reach above 32 degrees, but will dip into single digits a few times. The…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 12-5-2017

  By: Steve Suman This week, the forecast promises a considerable change in weather patterns and temperatures that will bring joy or consternation, depending on personal recreational and lifestyle preferences. The temperatures in particular might come as a shock, as lows hit the single digits and with some highs only in the teens. If nothing…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 11-27-2017

by: Steve Suman The week ahead, according to the forecast, looks very pleasant for this time of year, starting out with sunshine and temperatures mostly in the upper 30s and into the 40s. Look for somewhat of a cooling trend to start later in the week, but even next weekend the highs will be in…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 11-21-2017

By: Steve Suman This week’s Hayward forecast – up to Friday – includes many “mostly sunny” days. Temperatures will spread across quite a range, often accompanied by some very strong winds. This Friday shows a high in the mid-40s, but with chances of various forms of precipitation. This is definitely one of those times when…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 11-13-2017

  by: Steve Suman The forecast for this week indicates a damp one, with moderate, more “seasonal” high temperatures until the coming weekend. The forecast shows lows for the week in the 20s and 30s, which combined with expected precipitation, could make for slippery driving conditions, especially in the early morning and evening hours. There…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 11-6-2017

by: Steve Suman Highs in the mid-20s to mid-30s this week, according to the forecasts, with lows in the teens – except for a predicted single-digit low Thursday night! The forecast also includes more snow, though not any appreciable amount (at this time.) If you are not ready and/or prepared for the transition from fall…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor report 10-30-2017

  by:  Steve Suman Forecasts show highs in the 30s/40s and lows in the 20s for much of this week, with chances for “mixed” types of precipitation. However, there is a warming trend at the end of the week and through the weekend. Dress for the occasion and you should be comfortable while pursuing your…

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ATV/UTV Trail Report

July 23rd,2018  Hello Riders! All of our trails are OPEN and in EXCELLENT condition! GOOD NEWS! the Chequamegon National Forest and the Flambeau Forest  are all open to UTV’s 65″ or less.  No restrictions in Sawyer County – but check your map when riding into Bayfield County. Miles and miles of trails to ride and the…

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Hayward Lakes Outdoor Report 10-23-2017

by: Steve Suman No matter your weather preference (barring 90 degrees, dry, and still), there should be at least one day this week that just about anyone should find favor. Probably just one day per person, per preference, but the forecast shows quite a mix! “The first frost finally made its way into northern Wisconsin,”…

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