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April 14, 2011


The Madison area is stuffed to the gills with shore fishing opportunities! Wouldn’t it be handy to have a resource for finding these fishing spots? Posts will detail one particular fishing spot. You’ll get a description, photos, and a map! Use the categories on the left to browse through the fishing spots. Or use the […]

Posted in: News

Fall Shore Fishing Video

October 7, 2012


Fishing during this fall season can be very productive and a lot of fun. The weather probably won’t feel quite as nice as when going out in the spring after spawning fish, but there will usually be far fewer people lining the shores. To illustrate how incredible the shore fishing can be this time of […]


New Parking Rules at Brittingham Park

September 19, 2012


Over the summer, the Madison Common Council approved changes to the rules for parking in the parking lots at Brittingham Park and Henry Vilas Park. Instead of the three hour limit during business hours, the three hour limit is now in effect at all times. Following is an excerpt from the City of Madison website: […]

Posted in: Lake Monona, Madison, News

Kids’ Fishing Clinics

May 3, 2012


Introducing kids (and adults!) to fishing encourages participation in a potential life-long outdoor hobby that can be enjoyed twelve months out of the year. Getting started is easy and can be inexpensive, too. There’s no shortage of places to go shore fishing in the Madison area and I will continue to post more fishing spots […]

Posted in: Articles, News

Babcock and LaFollette Locks and Dams Upgrades

April 1, 2012


Nearly $1.5 Million Lock & Dam Restoration, Increase of Public Fishing Access, in Dane County Parks
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3/30/2012 Issued By: County Executive... [Read more...]


Lake Monona Fish Survey

January 7, 2012


One topic that always causes great debate is the health of the panfish population in Lake Monona. The debate really heats up when the ice fishing hordes descend upon Monona Bay and it seems only the little bluegills want to cooperate. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WI DNR) spent the spring of 2011 performing […]


Lake Conditions

January 5, 2012


Today, I'm posting more links that I've been collecting. This batch of links has to do with lake conditions.... [Read more...]


Panfish Tackle

December 7, 2011


Well, December is upon us now and that means many folks have put away their shore fishing gear. Ice fishing season is approaching quickly and will offer us shore anglers the opportunity to roam the lakes and fish areas unreachable from the shoreline. Many of our shore fishing spots are also excellent lake access points […]

Posted in: Articles

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