fishing

Fake energy bill email may not look like scam, DATCP warns

Officials say people should delete message, report to police

Wisconsin's Consumer Protection Division is warning residents about a fake energy bill arriving in people's email inboxes. The bill claims to be from PG&E, but Pacific Gas and Electric out of California says the email provides fake account numbers and is not from them.

More land along Sugar River opens to public

600 acres along river near Verona will be available for fishing, recreation

Dane County Executive Joe Parisi announced a new conservation effort Monday that adds to the land on the Sugar River that is open to the public for fishing and recreation.

DNR to waive fishing, trail fees for weekend

Free weekend designed to encourage trying new outdoor activities

The state Department of Natural Resources plans to allow people to fish, hike or bike state trails and ride public ATV trails for free on June 1-2.

Inland fishing season starts

Conditions very different from last year

The conditions for the start of Wisconsin's inland fishing season are polar opposite of last year in some areas.

Early Wis. trout season set to start

Participants need a state fishing license and an inland trout stamp

The DNR has posted maps of trout waters and public access points on its website.

DNR to launch panfish hearings

Public meetings to help shape panfish management

The state Department of Natural Resources is scheduled to launch an extensive series of public hearings on panfish management this week.