- Al Cline of Rhinelander was the latest of a long line of successful anglers reportedly finding luck on Little Duffy Lake. Using a Rappa Fire Tiger, he reeling in this 30 inch Walleye. It's the second biggest one's he's ever landed. This prize is getting mounted.
Cecil's Jim Britton had quite a day on the Wolf River between Shawano and Keshena. using a Mepps spinner, he landed this 38 inch Northern Pike. After the picture the fish was released.
Mari Szews of Sugar Camp was fishing with her grandparents when she landed family bragging rights. With a crappie minnow, the 8-year old hauled in a HUGE 23 inch walleye.
Her sister Kaya nabbed this 18-inch largemouth bass just a couple of days later. She was using a night crawler. I understand Both young ladies are now giving their dad some pointers.
EAGLE RIVER - Eagle River's annual Paul Bunyan Fest brings out thousands of people. This year was no exception. Organizers say about 3,000 people filled the streets of downtown Eagle River on Wednesday.
The 37th annual Paul Bunyan Fest featured chainsaw carving demonstrations, more than 80 arts and craft booths, and music.
RHINELANDER - You probably wouldn't consider a dark, smelly alley an ideal place to sit and relax. Maggie Steffen agrees, which is why she's planning to transform an alley on Brown Street in Rhinelander.
Steffen plans to tackle the project in three phases. Phase one is lighting the alley, which sits between The Brick restaurant and Bath and Body Creations. Downtown Rhinelander, Inc. agreed to pay about $2,800 for five LED lights if the city would pay for the electricity.
RHINELANDER - DNR Furbearer Research Scientist Dr. Nathan Roberts calls bobcats "a conservation success story." Their population numbers are up across the United States.
The DNR doubled the harvest quota this year at 750 bobcats because of that healthy population size.
"While the population's grown, we've also increased our understanding of bobcats considerably. Working together with hunters and trappers across the state we've increased our understanding of bobcats and our ability to monitor bobcats," said Roberts.
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