Outdoor News

Flooding closes parts of Fort Snelling State Park

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has closed significant areas of Fort Snelling State Park due to flooding. The…

Bob's Blog

Golf News

Trempealeau Mountain Golf Club opening on Friday

TREMPEALEAU, WI - Trempealeau Mountain Golf Club is opening on Friday, April 10, but not without strict guidelines.Wisconsin…

French Island's Catgut Slough a popular spring perch fishing spot

  • 6springgobblers450x265_op.png
  • aaacanadagoose450x265_op.png
  • deerinfield450x265_op.png
  • eagleinmaple450x265_op.png
  • fishingfromdock450x265_op.png
  • floodedlaunch450x265_op.png
  • gobblersdisplayforhen450x265_op.png
  • greatblueheron450x265_op.png
  • nuthatchnut450x265_op.png
  • robinearlyspring450x265_op.png
  • springcatgutslough450x265_op.png
  • troutangleralone450x265_op.png
  • woodduckpairincreek450x265_op.png

Area Report

  • Bob Lamb

    Out and About with Bob

    Pelicans are returning to the Coulee Region."Junior" and I watched a dozen or more sail over our heads on Tuesday when checking out the spud poles at Ol' Tom's boathouse on French Island. "I wonder where are they going?" asked Junior."Probably to…
  • Jerry Davis
    Apr 08, 2020

    From Southern Wisconsin

    Even before an insidious, perplexing, parasitic particle was named novel coronavirus, trout anglers were driving a few miles, sometimes a day, to…
  • Wild Birds Unlimited
    Apr 08, 2020

    Karen Perry from Wild Birds Unlimited

    Let's think colorful thoughts of orioles.Mid-April is the month a lot of people start seeing or hearing the Baltimore orioles. I think this Easter…
  • Scott Gartner
    Apr 08, 2019

    Island Outdoors on French Island

    The river has now crested and is more or less sitting at the top and only falling slowly, only inches a day, according to Scott Gartner, owner of…

Fishing is Tom Monsoor's life

Kathy's Blog

  • Change is in the air

    The coronavirus has changed us all to a certain extent. At this shocking time in our country’s history, we can’t live our…
  • 'Bully Boy' is back!!!

    Our snowbird has returned from a balmy winter. Last fall was the second year he left La…
  • Out-hunting The Outdoors Guy

    I gotta have a little fun with The Outdoors Guy once in awhile. I’m serious when I tell…

County Am

County Am champ anxious for 2020

Ben Skogen already knows what he is doing the first weekend of August in 2020.Skogen…

Bob's Recipes

Frenchy's fish casserole

What you need2 pounds fish filletsA generous 1/2-pound of cheddar cheesePotato chipsRanch dressingWhat to doPre-heat oven to…