Explore Some Scenic Outdoor Recreation Spots
Outdoor adventurers need not travel far to experience a variety of outdoor recreation. Wisconsin's varied, natural landscape provides unique settings for fantastic outdoor activities, events and destinations.
From hooking that trophy musky to paddling down class four rapids on the Peshtigo River to witnessing the majesty of bald eagles, Wisconsin offers endless opportunities for outdoor fun.
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. Both angling experiences can be had in Wisconsin. With more than 10,000 miles of trout streams, the state continues to be a hot bed for anglers in pursuit of everything from musky to trout.
On May 1, join Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle as the first of a million-plus fisherman to hit Wisconsin's lakes this
season as part of the 45th annual Governor's Fishing Opener. The event, held in northwestern Wisconsin, is a ritual started in 1965 by Gov. Warren Knowles as the official beginning to Wisconsin's fishing season.
* The Apostle Islands on Lake Superior are heralded as a world-class location for sea kayaking, and with good reason. Living Adventure Inc. in Bayfield has several trip options for both those who are new to kayaking and those who have many miles under their paddle. (866) 779-9503; www.livingadventure.com.
* The Bear Paw Outdoor Adventure Resort in White Lake offers several trips and classes that take kayakers and canoe riders down northern Wisconsin's Wolf River. …