Warm Weather Down, Tip Ups Up! After about a week of unusually warmer weather making the lakes slushy on top, the colder temps and light snow have returned, making the lakes easier for movement and travel. Make sure to check the ice depth along your pathway to make sure it is thick enough. Remember that … Continue reading Colder Temps Return to the Northwoods
A FLURRY OF WINTER FUN PLANNED FOR THE NORTHWOODS BLIZZARD BLAST The Northwoods Blizzard Blast Event Committee has announced the event schedule for the upcoming winter fun festival to be held February 18th at the Conover Community Park. All proceeds from the event benefit Northwoods area Fire and EMS Departments. Billed as Winter Fun for … Continue reading A Flurry of Winter Fun
It’s time for the 2017 Snowman Building Contest!! Competitors may build a snowman, snow girl, snow family and/or a snow pet to showcase their creative talents. The contest is open to residents, businesses, schools and organizations within 30 miles of Conover, Land O’Lakes & Phelps. Participants are encouraged to add their own creative touches that … Continue reading Northwoods Blizzard Blast Snowman Contest
31st Annual Great Northern Ice Fishing Tournament The Phelps-Land O’ Lakes Lions Club will again be hosting the Great Northern Ice Fishing Tournament this Saturday, January 28th and they say that there is still time to register! The event will beg held at the West Shore Boat Landing on Lac Vieux Desert near Sunrise Lodge, … Continue reading Still Time to Enter Saturday’s Ice Fishing Tournament!
So You Want to Try Ice Fishing…Here’s the Basics Want to be adventurous this winter? How about trying ice fishing? Both Wisconsin and Michigan have added free fishing weekends in the winter season to allow and encourage trying the sport of ice fishing. The free fishing dates for this winter in Wisconsin were January 21 … Continue reading The Basics of Ice Fishing
Is it Safe To Fish? Given the warmer temperatures we have been experiencing in the Northwoods, now is a good time to discuss safety for a fun ice fishing experience. Before you venture out onto the ice, there are steps you need to take to make sure that you have a safe and enjoyable … Continue reading Staying Safe While Enjoying Ice Fishing