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Teach Your Kids to Fish in Oshkosh

Given that 21st-century children are constantly surrounded by different types of electronic entertainment, it is important to make some time to introduce them to a few outdoor hobbies, like fishing. Most kids love to learn how to fish, and it is a great way to spend an afternoon with your family…

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Top 5 Oshkosh Trails To Enjoy This Summer

Did you know Winnebago County is covered with beautiful trails? They are perfect for the warm months of biking, winter snowmobiling and even horseback riding. Find your path along five of our top-rated Oshkosh trails! Wiouwash State Trail The Wiouwash State Trail is a flat, high trestle trail…

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Beautiful Winter Walks

Oshkosh is a city that’s great for walkers year-round. This activity is perfect for nature lovers. Surrounding wildlife areas provide excellent habitat and ensure that there are always lots of beautiful birds to see in and around Oshkosh. During the winter, wild spaces are absent of foliage and it’s…

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Battle on Bago

The last weekend of February, thousands will head onto frozen Lake Winnebago chasing big dreams. Feb. 27, 28, 2015 Oshkosh WI The eighth-annual Battle on Bago fishing tournament takes place Feb. 27 and 28 and features more than $250,000 worth of prizes. The biggest fish will bring bragging rights…

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Fishing Oshkosh: ‘Bago Basics

An angler could spend a lifetime fishing Lake Winnebago and still not know all its secrets. This enormous lake offers 138,000 acres of open water. It stretches for nearly 30 miles from north to south and eight miles from east to west. And the fishing? Lake Winnebago offers a fishery to match its…

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Discover the Wiouwash State Trail this Spring

The Wiouwash State Trail is the perfect place for a spring ride. As the trail runs north from Oshkosh, it passes through wetlands, prairies, patches of forest and sprawling farmland. As you pedal along, you’ll see the landscape coming back to life after a long winter’s slumber under a heavy blanket…

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Big Lake, Big Bass: Lake Winnebago Smallmouth and Largemouth

The Lake Winnebago System is Wisconsin’s largest inland lake and one of the Midwest’s greatest bass fishing destinations. The system includes 138,000-acre Lake Winnebago, as well as Big Lake Butte des Morts, Lake Winneconne, Lake Poygan and the Wolf River. Over the past decade, the bass fishing on…

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Stay Cool in Oshkosh

Summer in Wisconsin can be beautiful. But, every once in a while, the mercury really soars. What’s a visitor to do? Here are some ways to cool off in Oshkosh. The most popular place to beat the heat in Oshkosh is the Pollock Community Water Park. In addition to an excellent swimming pool, you’ll…

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Fishing Wisconsin’s Largest Inland Lake

Lake Winnebago is Wisconsin’s largest inland lake and, arguably, its most important fishery. The walleye fishing on Lake Winnebago is widely thought to be some of the best in the country. Anglers come from miles around to try their hand at Winnebago’s jumbo perch. And, bass anglers from around the…

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