Category Archives: Wisconsin Fishing

Fishing team helps others with their passion

Scott Stankowski Senior Outdoor Writer March 3, 2018 Oshkosh—The 11th annual Battle On Bago took place this past weekend at Menomonee Park in Oshkosh with a record crowd.  Weather and ice conditions were the best they have been all year and the ice averaged about 22 inches thick. Anglers hit up the lakes of Winneconne,… Read More »

Rapids CO-OP places second at state meet

Scott ‘ Coach’ Stankowski-Senior Outdoor Writer 2-19-18 Minocqua—  The high school ice fishing circuit known as WIFA or the Wisconsin Interscholastic Fishing Association held its annual ice fishing championship on Lake Minocqua and a portion of Lake Tomahawk this past Saturday. The Wisconsin Rapids CO-OP ice fishing team defending three straight previous titles came out… Read More »

A quest for a trophy brown trout

Austin Stankowski Junior Outdoor Writer January 25, 2018 Milwaukee- For months I had been on a quest to catch a trophy brown trout ice fishing.   It was something that soon consumed me.  I began to learn the ins and outs of it and realized it was not as easy as I first thought. I figured… Read More »

Green Bay whitefish white hot

Austin Stankowski Junior Outdoor Writer January 18, 2018 Door County- It was a very cold-early January morning, my friend Brady and I were on our way to hopefully, some of the best fishing we’ve had in a while. Guide Scott Allen of Allen’s Guide Service was going to be taking us out on Green Bay… Read More »

Fishing team helps kids less fortunate

Central Wisconsin Sports Desk December 13, 2017 Stevens Point and Wisconsin Rapids- The Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln CO-OP ice fishing team members have it pretty good.  They have involved parents that have shown them the ropes of how to catch fish and equipped their kids with a lot of state of the art equipment. Being blessed… Read More »

Big Eau Pleine, Big Problems Ahead

Scott Stankowski Senior Outdoor Writer August 10, 2017 Stevens Point-   For Father’s Day we were supposed to play baseball, but Mother Nature had some other plans.  Seems as though I might not need to trailer my boat to the boat landing if this weather keeps up the way it is. With baseball fields washed out… Read More »

4-Stroke Mercury motor on target

Scott Stankowski-Senior Outdoor Writer 7-27-17 Stevens Point-   I felt it was time; time to put a new motor on the boat.  I had been using a Mercury 2 stroke and it had always run me just fine.  I was sick of hearing from others how much they liked their 4 stroke motors and so I… Read More »

Trophy walleyes on the Bay

Scott Stankowski Senior Outdoor Writer July 20, 2017 Green Bay- Three years ago I was introduced to Scott Allen, a fishing guide on Green Bay, owner of Allen’s Guide Service.  I have been around a lot of fishing guides during my writing career and have met a variety of characters.  I can give you a… Read More »

No Butts About it, Alaska Fishing Fantastic

Scott Stankowski Senior Outdoor Writer July 13, 2017 Homer, Alaska-   After we fished in Seward, the Luckasson’s took us on a great ride towards the city of Homer Alaska.  Homer is basically the Halibut capital of the world.  We stayed at a beautiful air b&b about 4 miles from Homer up on a bluff near… Read More »

Coho Salmon Fishing Hot

Scott Stankowski Senior Outdoor Writer June 9, 2017 Port Washington-   With the recent reports of limiting out on Coho Salmon in the past week, the boys and I were itching to get out and give it a whirl.  We watched the Lake-link reports online and knew our best odds would be to head a little… Read More »