While we may not be the land of 10,000 lakes, we prize quality over quantity, and there are some great places for recreation and reflection within a quick drive from Milwaukee. Here are some of our favorites.
A and C Live Bait Shop, 314 E. Center St., is the oldest bait shop in the state, and the only black-owned bait shop in the Midwest, according to Greg White. White's parents, Acie and Carrie White, opened the shop together 42 years ago.
A Blue's Egg customer turning red. A huge fish. A complaint about an invasion of inappropriate snowman. Wisconsin social media: You're outdone yourself this week.
The Milwaukee Ice Fishing & Winter Sports Show returns for its fourth year at the Wisconsin State Fair Park, running Dec. 8-10, with 64 of the nation's leading fishing and outdoors vendors exhibiting products and services for ice fishing and winter sports enthusiasts.
OnMilwaukee.com recently made the trek out to Panga and realized that it really wasn't much of a trek at all. Mike and Kristyn Eitel, who also own The Nomad and the BelAir chain, acquired the Oconomowoc-based Panga in early June.
The longest running show in the history of Milwaukee Public Television premieres its 30th season tonight.
As the spring weather finally takes hold and the ice that covered area lakes and streams melts away, anglers have been prepping their rods and reels to go after the big one. Fishing season is upon us, and that means so are the outdoors shows.
Here's an introduction to some of the best places to angle in the Brew City area, along with info about tackle shops and fishing charters. In fact, it's almost everything you need to get started fishing Lake Michigan and other area waterways.
I go through the same routine every spring. I watch the weather get nicer. I listen to my friends talk about their new clubs or their first round of the season. I watch The Masters.
With kids back in school, and many summer vacations spent, those who have the time and freedom to travel Wisconsin in the fall can find many advantages.
Housed in Bay View's hidden Hide House, owners Josh Fraundorf, Steve Lindner and James Godsil transformed warehouse space into three (eventually to be four) operating fish troughs or raceways.
Located on Little St. Germain Lake, 1000 Pines Lake Home is incredible. The property includes two buildings: a main vacation home and an adjacent guest house located over a free standing garage. Originally built in the 1960s, a two story addition and remodel plus the guest house were completed 10 years ago.
When the wanderlust strikes, turn a day trip into a staycation and retreat into Wisconsin. Pike Lake State Park is about a 45-minute drive northwest of Milwaukee via U.S. Hwy. 45/41 and is a unit of the Kettle Moraine.
Jon Bales and Leon Todd plan to open the Urban Aquaculture Center (UAC), a large-scale production and educational facility, to serve as an “urban fish farm.”
If you thought you had to fly to Canada for big-time musky action, or head to the Pacific Northwest to catch Coho and Chinook, think again.