- The DNR is getting ready for the first of 28 public meetings on the future of panfish management in the state. That first meeting takes place takes place Tuesday, February 12th in Steven's Point. Anglers and others interested in panfish are invited to join. The DNR says they want input about the public's experience with panfish to help guide them with a management plan. Attendees at the meetings will be asked to fill out a short questionnaire. That form and more background information can be found on the DNR's website.
In the 2006-7 license year, 88 million fish were caught in Wisconsin. Though anglers name walleye as the most popular target, almost 58 million of those caught were panfish.
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