Ice fishing on Lake Superior

Ice fishing is probably the most popular form of fishing, especially in places that have harsh winter conditions. Ice fishing is extremely popular in Wisconsin because of the cold but comfortable winter weather of the place. Lake Superior is probably one of the most famous places for ice fishing. In the past, Lake Superior is usually dead lake with literally no life in it until winter. When the cold weather hits, all the fish swim back to Lake Superior because it is comfortable for them there. This is definitely a great opportunity for anglers in the area to take advantage of! It is possible for anglers to catch a lot of different types of fish under the ice, you just need the patience and a great fishing ice chair to ensure your comfort. You can get trout, whitefish, and lakers in Lake Superior during the winter. And those are only ...
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Groups Vying for Share of Catch as Numbers of Lake Superior Trout Go Down

The Lake Superior Trout numbers are on the decline which is now being felt by all the groups that catch fish from this lake. There are as many as three different groups trying to get a share of the catch. The state and two tribes take 50% each of the harvest of the trout from Lake Superior as per the 10-year Lake Superior fishing agreement. The state half is further subdivided into commercial fishermen and sport anglers who want to catch trout for sport. The two tribes that are harvesting trout from Lake Superior are Red Cliff and Bad River. With the numbers of Lake Superior Trout going down, the sport anglers are the ones that are suffering the most. Dave Sorenson, the president of the North Wisconsin Road and Gun Club says that the commercial fishermen are taking all the trout and the sport anglers are left with almost none. According to him, they were taking 14,000 ...
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Wisconsin Tribes and Department of Natural Resources Extend Agreement of Fishing in Lake Superior

The Department of Natural Resources at Wisconsin has formally announced the extension of the agreement of allowing fishing in Lake Superior with two tribes from Northern Wisconsin namely Bad River and Red Cliff. The development has come after the 10-year agreement expired in November. The parties decided to extend the agreement by one year for the time being with negotiations continuing between the parties for a new agreement that would be long-term. According to the Department of Natural Resources supervisor for Lake Superior fisheries, Terry Margenau, it was important for both the parties to actually extend the old agreement and stay on table to negotiate the specifics of a new long-term agreement. Biologist from the Wisconsin tribe Red Cliff, Chad Abel, chipped in with his opinion as well on the agreement and said that a few changes were negotiated from the previous agreement in this short-term agreement. He pointed out ...
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