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Under right conditions, catching muskies can be quick
The right combination of timing, location and luck makes it much easier to catch Wisconsin's state fish.
After 30 years, D.S. Pledger turns in outdoor pen
Outdoors columnist D.S. Pledger reflects on his three decades of writing for The Gazette.
Prospects better during late turkey hunts
Outdoors columnist Ted Peck shares his advice for filling a turkey tag.
Anglers set out across Wisconsin in search of walleye
As the walleye spawn winds down, location matters if fishermen want to snag trophy walleye.
Encounters with grizzly bears dangerous but uncommon
Before heading West to hunt elk in the Rockies, outdoors columnist D.S. Pledger brushed up on what to do if he were to meet a bear on his journey.
Rough fish deserve softer treatment
Rough fish such as carp have the reputation of second-class citizens, but prepared properly, they're still good to eat.
In need of a fishing fix
With opening day of fishing less than two weeks away, finding a site becomes the No. 1 task for anglers.
Ted Peck: As moon waxes toward full, catching walleye demands night excursions
The next 10 nights offer the best chance of the year at pulling a trophy walleye from the Rock River and its tributaries as Wisconsin's favorite gamefish eases upstream to lay eggs over rocky-rubble bottoms in water with just a hint of current.
D.S. Pledger: AR rifles gain popularity among modern hunters
The AR platform might not completely eclipse the traditional sporting rifle, but the fact that such weapons are now referred to as modern sporting rifles reflects their growing popularity.
Walleye watch: Fish slowly emerging from winter stasis
Gazette outdoors writer Ted Peck gives advice for catching walleye as waters warm in the coming weeks.