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Jeremy Staats shared this photo of his 5-year-old daughter Emma Staats with her January ice trophies. The bottom fish was her first fish caught while ice fishing—an 11 inch bluegill. The other fish is a 10 inch pumpkinseed.
In a heartbeat, tranquility exploded into chaos for Justin Stevens, as his life tumbled into a free fall. One moment, he was holding his breath in a tree stand, aiming his bow at unsuspecting turkeys. He readied to let his arrow fly when . . . STORY & COMMENTS
Wisconsin deer hunters have hauled their kills to roadside taverns or gas stations to be counted for decades, hanging around after the work is done to slug beers, swap stories and show off their trophies. Now, the Department of Natural Resources has proposed moving to online and telephone reporting as soon as this fall. STORY & COMMENTS