Muzzleloader Season Opens Today

Muzzleloader Season Opens Today

The close of this year’s gun deer season on Sunday signals the opening of the muzzleloader deer season, which opens today, November 30, and runs through December 9. Hunters have the option of using a muzzleloader, a bow and arrow, or a crossbow during the...
Some Like it Cold: Sheboygan Surfing

Some Like it Cold: Sheboygan Surfing

“Some Like it Cold: Sheboygan Surfing” was originally published at www.LiquidAdventuring.com and is being re-published here, with permission from the author Ken Braband. From countless hours of reading surf magazines, he realized for the first time that...
Wisconsin’s State Dog, the American Water Spaniel

Wisconsin’s State Dog, the American Water Spaniel

by Laura Bauer History The American Water Spaniel was bred in the Midwest for hunting birds from boats. Wisconsin hunters needed a versatile, hearty dog that could withstand cold temperatures and would easily fit in a skiff. It is generally thought that the Irish...
Last Laugh

Last Laugh

By Dave Jones It’s 5am, 20-something degrees Fahrenheit and windy when I arrive at my father’s house laden with buckets, tip-ups, tackle, rods and reels, grill, beer, and a copious amount of coffee. He’s been busy gathering all his gear including, thankfully, a small...
Island Hopping on Lake Michigan

Island Hopping on Lake Michigan

by Ken Braband, republished with permission from www.LiquidAdventuring.com During the final weekend of September I paddled and camped a portion of what might one day be America’s newest national park. There’s an effort underway to place The Grand Traverse Islands –...