About a year ago, a man named Jeremiah Burish paddled into your reading space and talked about his exploits as a tournament bass angler, the kayak version, and the challenge – and thrill — it brings.
His fishing float isn’t the biggest, the most expensive, nor does it offer anything along the lines of hot food for sale, but William “Bill” Meyer has something equivalent to the big-boy floats at Dresbach and Genoa.
For the past decade, or more, something’s been particularly fishy in La Crosse area. And that’s a good thing if you are an angler, or happen to be one of those folks whose job it is to pump the green stuff into the local economy.
This area of western Wisconsin, one we often refer to as God’s Country, could have another moniker attached to it when it comes to wild turkeys — for them and for us.
Granted, our weather over the past several weeks has not been conducive to many outdoor activities, including fishing.
Walsh men’s league to begin
As you stumble around in your garage, vowing this is the year that you finally throw some of the “stuff” away, you wonder how long it would take to get your fishing boat out.
He doesn’t proclaim to be bilingual, but this guy can sure talk turkey with the best of them — humans and fowl alike.
There was a time when Jens Brabbit’s life was all about, well, time.
Shane Schmeling said Wednesday that he has stepped down as the Onalaska High School girls basketball coach.
Like the weather, or the stock market, ice fishing has been up, down and all over the place this winter. Met with unpredictable and inconsistent bites, hard-water anglers likely have put away their gear for the season.
Three weeks ago, I introduced you to a 40-year-old La Crosse man with a multitude of interests, both personally and professionally, whose passion for canoe racing is unrivaled.
Noah Compan worked from the right side of the floor to the left, and established position just outside the lane with his right hand in the air to send a simple message — he wanted the ball, and he was going to score.
PRAIRIE DU CHIEN — The Onalaska Luther High School boys basketball team need many things to go the right away on Wednesday to assure itself of another game on Saturday.
The Onalaska High School boys basketball team has already proven on two occasions that it has what it takes to beat top-ranked Central.
Sometimes I open the door to this column and some extraordinary athletes walk through, like Jake Hegge, Michael Borst or Dan Luebke, to name a few.
The Cuba City High School boys basketball teams lost three games all season, but it was only beaten by one team.
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. — The Holmen High School gymnastics team finished fifth out of 10 teams at the WIAA Division 1 state gymnastics meet on Saturday.
MADISON — The Onalaska co-op team exceeded expectations during a WIAA Division 1 girls hockey season that ended on the ultimate rink.
MADISON — The Holmen High School wrestling team had its second chance at a WIAA Division 1 championship on Saturday, but Kaukauna wasn’t ready to part with its spot on top of the state.
MADISON — The Holmen High School wrestling team will compete for a WIAA Division 1 championship on Saturday after beating sixth-seeded Hartland Arrowhead and second-seeded Marshfield at the UW Field House on Friday.
Coach Katie Canar knew her Holmen High School gymnastics team could have a special season.
MADISON — A players-only meeting one night prior to the WIAA girls state hockey tournament gave the Onalaska co-op girls hockey team a much-needed boost.
Judson Steinback’s 40-year life journey has left him with experiences beyond imaginable — some challenging, some heartbreaking, some beyond words.
HOLMEN — The Holmen High School boys basketball team won its season series with Logan and advanced to the WIAA Division 2 regional semifinals on Tuesday with a quarterfinal victory over the Rangers.