January 4

Buckhorn State Park Wisconsin Fishing Pond

Buckhorn State Park Wisconsin Fishing Pond

Please Practice Catch and Release at the Fishing Pond

Main Page – http://www.thelandman.net/buckhorn-state-park-wi-fishing-pond.html

Buckhorn State Park Wisconsin Fishing Pond – This area is mainly set up for the kids with a short hiking trail called the Turtle Trail; which starts at the parking lot then leads up to an information sign that has the types of panfish and pond fishing rules.  The trail goes around the panfish fishing pond – please practice catch and release.  The two main features are a fishing pier and a large picnic pavilion with picnic tables.  If you get the kids hooked on fishing, you can take them to the other fishing pier on Castle Rock Lake for the big fish: Musky, Northern Pike, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, Catfish, Carp and more…

Buckhorn State Park is located in Germantown Township of Juneau County, Central Wisconsin on both Castle Rock Lake and the Yellow River.  The park consists of about 6,000 acres of outdoor haven offering a little bit for everyone including the local Wisconsin Wildlife.  There’s lot of outdoor photography opportunities and nature experiences to have if its camping, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, hunting, trapping, boating, swimming, fishing, backpacking, picnicking or just sitting back and watching the natural world go by.

http://www.lake-petenwell.com/buckhorn-state-park-wisconsin.html

Buckhorn State Park Wisconsin Fishing Pond

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January 4

Buckhorn State Park Wisconsin Sandblow Vista

Buckhorn State Park Wisconsin Sandblow Vista

Buckhorn is part of the WI Central Sands

Main Page – http://www.thelandman.net/buckhorn-state-park-wi-sandblow-vista.html

Buckhorn State Park Wisconsin Sandblow Vista is one of the parts attractions and part of the Central Sands Trail located by the Wildlife Observation Blind.  This whole area along the Wisconsin River in both Adams and Juneau Counties was once underwater; part of Wisconsin’s Glacial Lake.  Now it’s considered part of the Central Sands also known as Wisconsin’s Desert because of the sandy soil which gets hotter than the surrounding soils.  The Sandblow Vista is basically a boardwalk up to an observational deck with two informational plaques talking about the area history and how the sand blows.

Buckhorn State Park is located in Germantown Township of Juneau County, Central Wisconsin on both Castle Rock Lake and the Yellow River.  The park consists of about 6,000 acres of outdoor haven offering a little bit for everyone including the local Wisconsin Wildlife.  There’s lot of outdoor photography opportunities and nature experiences to have if its camping, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, hunting, trapping, boating, swimming, fishing, backpacking, picnicking or just sitting back and watching the natural world go by.

http://www.castle-rock-lake.com/buckhorn-state-park-wisconsin.html

Buckhorn State Park Wisconsin Sandblow Vista

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January 4

Buckhorn State Park Wisconsin Wildlife Blind

Buckhorn State Park Wisconsin Wildlife Blind

Mushroom Hunting at Buckhorn Wildlife Area

Main Page – http://www.thelandman.net/buckhorn-state-park-wi-wildlife-observation-blind.html

This area has the Sandblow Vista and a hiking that cuts through the woods from Buckhorn Park Ave to 20th Ave with the Buckhorn State Park Wisconsin Wildlife Blind located in between.  This location is a great spot for mushroom hunting, bow hunting and wildlife photography. The park is located in Germantown Township of Juneau County, Central Wisconsin on both Castle Rock Lake and the Yellow River.  The park consists of about 6,000 acres of outdoor haven offering a little bit for everyone including the local Wisconsin Wildlife.  There’s lot of outdoor photography opportunities and nature experiences to have if its camping, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, hunting, foraging, trapping, boating, swimming, fishing, backpacking, picnicking or just sitting back and watching the natural world go by.  The state park includes miles of frontage and several boat launches offering tons of water activities on the Yellow River and Castle Rock Lake part of the Wisconsin Flowage system.

http://www.wisconsin-wi.com/buckhorn-state-park-wisconsin.html

Buckhorn State Park Wisconsin Wildlife Blind

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November 22

What is a Remnant

What is a Remnant?

A Fishery REM or Creek Remnant

Main Page – http://www.thelandman.net/what-is-a-remnant-creek.html

REM or Remnant refers to an area in protected tract of land whose fishing habitat is preserved.  These Remnants are mainly along trout streams for cold water species like Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout and Brook Trout.  These Fishery Areas are scattered throughout Wisconsin with an estimated 12,000 acres with some having natural springs.  They are important spawning grounds for the species they harbor.  Some of these Remnants provide easements through private lands to give the public access to fish these waters.  Remants are typically open as Wisconsin Public Land for both hunting and fishing grounds but always check the local rules and regulations first for that time of year.

What is a Remnant?

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September 18

Amey Pond Wildlife Refuge

Amey Pond Wildlife Refuge

Wisconsin Public Land – NO Hunting

Main Page – http://www.thelandman.net/amey-pond-wildlife-refuge-area.html

Amey Pond Wildlife Refuge is located in New Haven Township, which is the southeast corner of Adams County, Central Wisconsin, just north of Columbia County and West of Marquette County.  It consists of 100% of the land around Amey Pond which is 56 acres of water owned by the State of Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.  There’s a little creek about 2 city blocks long that link Mason Lake and the pond together.  Just like Mason Lake, it has Northern Pike, Largemouth Bass, Panfish and possibly some Walleye with a maximum depth of about 7 feet.

This area provides habitat for a variety of Wisconsin Waterfowl including: Mallard Ducks, Wood Ducks, Coots, Pelicans, Geese and more…

According to a posted WI DNR sign, there is: “#1. No Waterfowl Hunting at any time and #2.  No Entry September 1st to December 31st. More Wisconsin Public Land

Amey Pond Wildlife Refuge

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September 16

Big Roche-A-Cri Fishery Area

Big Roche-A-Cri Fishery Area

Wisconsin Public Land open to Trout Fishing

Main Page – http://www.thelandman.net/big-roche-a-cri-fishery-area.html

Big Roche-A-Cri Fishery Area is about 826 acres located in Leola Township of Adams County and Plainfield Township of Waushara County, Central Wisconsin.  This public land area is spread out in about 6 sections / zones along the Big Roche-A-Cri Creek which is a “class 1” trout stream.  Access points are limited because most of the land around the fishery area is surrounded by privately owned parcels.  The roads touching Big Roche-A-Cri State Fishery Area are Cty G, Cty KK, Archer Dr., 4th Ave and Aspen Ave.  Most of the access is roadside parking and there are 3 parking lots located on Archer Dr. & 4th Ave.   According to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, fishing, hunting, trapping, hiking, birding, photography are allowed including having pets.  Brook trout are the predominant trout species in this section of the creek, but you can find some brown trout as well.  There are a wide variety of wildlife in the fishery including; whitetail deer, beaver, eastern wild turkey, grouse, wood chucks, squirrels. You can find red oaks, white oaks, red pine, white pines, jack pines, birch trees even some row pines in the sandy low land soils. More Wisconsin Public Land!

Big Roche-A-Cri Fishery Area

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September 16

Greenwood State Wildlife Area

Greenwood State Wildlife Area

Public Hunting Land – Grasslands

Main Page – http://www.thelandman.net/greenwood-wildlife-area.html

Green State Wildlife Area has plenty of recreational opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast including; Hiking, Hunting, Trapping, Wildlife Photography, Cross Country Skiing, Snowmobiling on the designated trails, Birding and foraging for wild edibles like berries and mushrooms. You may see a wide array of wildlife in this area like whitetail deer, wild turkey, squirrels, fox, coyotes, wolves, Canadian geese, bald eagles, hawks, song birds, badgers, raccoon, sandhill cranes and more…  Also Known As Greenwood Wildlife Area & Greenwood State Wildlife Refuge.

Greenwood State Wildlife Area

 

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August 16

Friendship Lake

Friendship Lake

Swim, Ski, Boat, Fish & Enjoy

Main Page – http://www.thelandman.net/friendship-lake-wi.html

Located in Friendship, WI.

Types of Fish: Largemouth Bass, Walleye, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, and Panfish!

Size……………
115 Acres
Max Depth……..
16 feet
Average Depth…
6 feet
Public Access…..
Boat Ramps & Public Sandy Beach

Just a little south of the Friendship Public beach is the Friendship Dam (hydroelectric dam) which provides power and helps regulates the level of the lake.  The water then returns to Little Roche-A-Cri which flows through Friendship Park located right below Friendship Dam.  Homes for Sale in Friendship, Wisconsin!

Friendship Lake

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August 10

Upper Neenah Creek Fishery Area

Upper Neenah Creek Fishery Area

Public Hunting Land & Trout Stream Fishing

Main Page – http://www.thelandman.net/upper-neenah-creek-fishery-area.html

The Upper Neenah Creek Fishery Area was created in 1962 and is about 360 acres.  It’s located in New Chester and Jackson Township in Adams County, Central Wi.  This public land area is spread out over 4 locations along Neenah Creek which is also a Class 1 trout stream.  Access points are somewhat limited to roadside parking in most cases with some spots requiring access through the water or private land.  The roads adjoining the Upper Neenah Creek Fishery are County Road G, County road A, County road EE and Fawn Court and 1st Lane with the only parking area by Hill Lake on County Road EE. According to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, trout fishing, hunting, trapping, hiking, birding and photography are all allowed.  This area is also managed for Brown Trout by the Wi. DNR.  The fishery is also home to a wide variety of wildlife such as Whitetail Deer, beaver, eastern wild turkey, grouse woodchucks and squirrels. You will find red oak, white oak, red & white pine, jackpine as well as birch and maple in the sandy lowland soils.  The Upper Neenah Creek State Fishery Area is considered to be part of the Wisconsin State Park System.

Upper Neenah Creek Fishery Area

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July 13

Colburn Wildlife Area

Colburn Wildlife Area

5000 Acres of Wisconsin Public Land

Main Page – http://www.thelandman.net/colburn-wildlife-area.html

Colburn Wildlife Area is about 5,000 acres located in Colburn Township of Adams County, Central Wisconsin.  This area is south of County Road C just west of Cty G and north of Chicago Ave.  Access points are very limited because most of the land around the wildlife area is privately owned by mostly 40 acre+ parcels.  Public roads touching Colburn Wildlife Area are Cty C, 6th Ave, Blackhawk Dr, 4th Ave and Chicago Ave.  Two Creeks run through the area including Dry Creek and Carter Creek.  Most of this land was purchase back in 1947 and is currently manage by the Wisconsin DNR (Department of Natural Resources).  There is plenty of wildlife including Whitetails Deer, Eastern Wild Turkey, squirrels, rabbits, badgers (State Animal), woodchucks, fox, coyotes, wolves Ruffed Grouse, Sandhill Cranes, herons, egrets, woodpeckers and even black bear from time to time…  Activities allowed are Hunting, Hiking, Trapping, Bird Watching plus foraging for natural wild edibles like berries and mushrooms. The property consists of woods, meadows, wetlands / marsh, brush, oaks, pines, and aspen trees.

Colburn Wildlife Area

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