Travelogue

Playing “Tag” Here Can Be Rewarding for Anglers in Chetek’s Fish-o-Rama

April 30, 2021

The Chetek Resort Owners’ Association invites you to come to Chetek – “City of Lakes” – and take part in their 35th annual Fish-O-Rama, which gets underway Saturday, May 1, and goes until Friday, Oct. 1. Those entered in the season-long contest are looking for …

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Test Your Arm and Discover Remnants of Mining’s Heyday at Iron River’s Tailings Disc Golf Course

April 30, 2021

Discs of all colors will be flying in Iron River this summer, which boasts a challenging and beautiful disc golf course.

The 18-hole Tailings Disc Golf Course was completed in the summer of 2010 along an old mining operation. During the heydays of mining, iron ore …

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Bewabic State Park Is Popular for Its Beauty

April 12, 2021

Not only is Bewabic State Park an ideal place to have a picnic, to camp or take a hike or swim, it’s also steeped in Civilian Conservation (CCC) history. Several CCC structures are still in use, including a log bathhouse constructed in 1937.

Located four miles …

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Take the Challenge on the Chippewa Flowage

April 12, 2021

It’s a time of organizing tackle boxes, putting fresh line on spools, sharpening hooks, looking over fishing maps, and contacting resorts for accommodations. Some of that planning centers on taking part in any number of fishing tournaments.

You would have to cast far and wide to …

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Birders Are Flocking to Marinette County

April 12, 2021

As the days lengthen and temperatures warm, the wetlands, fields and forests in Marinette County come alive with the sounds of our returning feathered friends, including red-winged blackbirds, loons, and warblers.

You may have picked up the Great Wisconsin Birding and Nature Trail, a mapped auto …

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U.P. Waterfalls Worth the Trip This Spring

April 12, 2021

You will oftentimes hear them before you see them. We’re talking about waterfalls in the Upper Peninsula. And springtime is prime time to hear them roar as they flush the snowmelt and spring rains to their final destinations—either Lake Superior or another, larger river system.

We …

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River Bend Trail: The Latest Attraction to the City of Parks

April 12, 2021

The progressive city of Merrill offers a lot to vacationing families. The attractions include the historic and beautiful downtown courthouse, its many parks (including Council Grounds State Park just north of the city), trout fishing on area streams, a summertime rodeo, and hiking and biking …

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Grab the Net: It’s “Fish On!” Tournament Time

April 12, 2021

We’ve netted a pair of fishing tournaments for our readers to consider for a trip to the Northwoods or if you are already here.

The St. Germain Chamber of Commerce and Rob Manthei’s Guide Service are hosting their fifth annual Fishing with the Stars tournament on …

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Reel in Some Fun and a Fish Fry in Hayward at Governor’s Fishing Opener

April 5, 2021

By Dean S. Acheson

You may not be one of the lucky ones invited to the annual Wisconsin Indian Head Country’s Governor’s Fishing Opener, but you can still reel in an open invite to another event on Friday, April 30, in Hayward. More on that later.

The …

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Lake Pacawa and Nearby Parks Offer Abundant Options for Spring Activities in Central Wisconsin

April 5, 2021

By Dean S. Acheson

 

Just a short drive from the Town of Plover is Lake Pacawa, a small 23-acre lake that boasts two parks and a memorial honoring those who served during the Korean War.

Worzella Pines Park on the shore of Lake Pacawa provides a large …

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