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Spring 2018 Fish Shocking Demonstration

Thank you to everyone who braved the light rain and cooler temperatures to see the DNR crew demonstrate fish shocking at Whalen’s Grade. DNR Fisheries Biologist Nate Nye also provided a summary of the 2017 Comprehensive Fisheries Survey which can be accessed here.  

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Lucky’s 4th Annual Ice Fishing Tournament Results

It was a gorgeous day for ice fishing at Lucky’s 4th Annual Ice Fishing Tournament on Saturday, February 10th! We had 27 entrants but not a whole lot of fish to speak of. Regardless, it was a great day and lots of folks walked away with cash, prizes, and some Vexilar, Kick’n Bass and LWA30

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Vote for your favorite photo – LWA Annual Photo Contest

We had 32 entries into our first photo contest and they are spectacular! But now we need your help deciding which photo should be the cover photo of the 2018 LWA Calendar! Please vote here. Voting closes on September 21st. Enjoy the photos!

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LWA 1st Annual Photo Contest!

We invite you to participate in our 1st Annual Photo contest! The LWA is committed to a clean Lake Wisconsin for the enjoyment of future generations and we’d like to know: “what does your Lake Wisconsin look like?” What does Lake Wisconsin mean to you? Everyone sees Lake Wisconsin through a different lens, and we30

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A Packed Merrimac Village Hall Learns about Railroad History in Sauk County

February 16, 2017 – In front of a packed crowd, Virgil Kasper presented on the history of the railroad industry in Wisconsin specifically focusing on Sauk County and the Merrimac Railroad Bridge. Virgil was the chairman of the Pink Lady Rail Transit Commission as it was formed in 1986 and served as Chairperson for 2230

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LWA Fish Shocking Demonstration Draws a Crowd!

Nearly 50 people attended a fish shocking demonstration on September 13th at Whalen’s Grade. The demonstration was one of a series of education seminars that are hosted by the Lake Wisconsin Alliance (LWA). Nate Nye and Weston Matthews with the Wisconsin DNR showed the group the equipment and methods used to complete fish surveys on the30

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THANK YOU! LWA nears 200 members

            The Lake Wisconsin Alliance (LWA) would like to express its gratitude regarding the tremendous expression of support we have received this year from citizens and local businesses supporting the organization.  Last year at this time we had approximately 50 members and this year we are just shy of 20030

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Volunteers needed for Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention!!

Don’t you just hate it when you’re cruising on the lake and you run into a weed patch. Or, you realize your favorite swimming or fishing hole has taken over by weeds? If so, you can be a part of the solution to this problem. Southwest Badger Research & Development Council has received a Clean30

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Near Shore Fishery Survey Demonstration a Success!!

A small, but lively group of guests and residents attended the Near Shore Fishery Survey Demonstration on May 19th at Camp Rest Park & Boat Launch on Tipperary Road. The demonstration was hosted by the Lake Wisconsin Alliance (LWA) and was presented by Dave Marshall and Tim Larson, both retired DNR professionals who are now30

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Lucky’s on the Lake Ice Fishing Tournament

Due to ice conditions, the 2nd Annual “Lucky’s on the Lake Ice Fishing Tournament”, originally scheduled for January 16th, was held on the backup date of January 23rd on Lake Wisconsin. It was worth the wait because we had perfect weather, excellent ice conditions, good fishing, and both the tournament and the after-tournament party at30

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