Upcoming events• June 7: Family Fun Day at the Bois Brule Fish Hatchery and Bois Brule Canoe Landing offers numerous activities and demonstrations including catch and release fishing, fly tying, fish filleting, turkey calling and more.
• June 7: Family Fun Day at the Bois Brule Fish Hatchery and Bois Brule Canoe Landing offers numerous activities and demonstrations including catch and release fishing, fly tying, fish filleting, turkey calling and more. Hatchery tours, canoe trips gyotaku (fish printing) on T-shirts is also available. Participants may bring their own shirts or purchase one for $5 at the event. For more information or to volunteer, call 372-5678 or 372-4820.
• June 7: National Trails Day Celebration at the Douglas County Bird Sanctuary offers something for the whole family, with coffee at 7:30 a.m. and a guided birding hike at 8 a.m. A nature program begins at 10 a.m., free lunch is served at noon and a hike of one to seven miles begins at 1 p.m. on the North Country Trail. A shuttle is provided. For more information, contact Lynne Nason at (715) 378-4412 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Bird Sanctuary Clubhouse is three miles south of Solon Springs on Highway 53, right on County Road M for 1/2 mile, right on Bird Road for 3/4 mile, the clubhouse is a log building on the right.
• June 7: The Les Voigt State Fish Hatchery, near Bayfield, hosts an open house as part of Wisconsin’s Free Fishing Weekend activities. The event runs 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with tours of the cold-water hatchery. DNR staff will provide activities throughout the day including casting games, fly tying, archery demonstrations, a cookout and more. Attendees can also hike the nature trail. For more information call Carey Edwards at (715) 779-4021.
The Les Voigt State Fish Hatchery is two miles south of Bayfield and 18 miles north of Highway 2 on Highway 13.