abc
QUICK LINKS:

Extra Money Leads to More Walleyes in Wisconsin

Created: 07/11/2014 10:31 AM WDIO.com

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin's lakes will be more heavily stocked with walleyes this year thanks to extra funding from the state and private sector.

Oshkosh Northwestern Media reports that hundreds of thousands of walleye will be stocked this year.

In 2012, the state Department of Natural Resources raised 40,000 growth fingerlings for the year. During the first year of a three-year initiative to bolster walleye numbers in 2013, they raised and released more than 440,000 growth and extended-growth fingerlings into 100 lakes across the state.

Over the next two years, 400 different lakes will welcome more than 1.5 million growth and extended-growth fingerling walleyes. The first of the releases of growth fingerlings will take place near the end of this month.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Front Page

  • Vikings Place Adrian Peterson on Exempt List

    The move that will require Peterson to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges.

  • Adrian Peterson (archive photo) Statement From Vikings Ownership Regarding Adrian Peterson

    Peterson will be placed on the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission list, which will require that he remain away from all team activities while allowing him to take care of his personal situation until the legal proceedings are resolved.

  • Police: Duluth Man Admitted to Killing Mother

    A 37-year-old man called police early Tuesday morning and told dispatchers to send officers to a Lincoln Park residence.  The man allegedly met officers at the door and told them they should arrest him because he just killed his mother.

  • Pine Co. Sheriff's Office Reports Children Missing

    The Pine County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in locating a man and two children who have not been seen since last week.  Authorities say 44-year-old Peter John Kunze and his two juvenile children failed to appear in court for a custody hearing on Friday and they are concerned for the children's welfare.

  • Matthew R. Reder and Jordyn A. Mazanec Runaway Teen Sought in Ironwood

    Jordyn A. Mazanec, 16, was last seen Monday in Ironwood after having a verbal disagreement during a phone call.  Mazanec's vehicle and cell phone were located near the Mt. Zion ski hill in Ironwood.

 
Advertisement