Spring Cleanup Details

The Club’s cleanup day will take place on April 27th (rain date May 11th). We will meet at 9 AM at the Brule pavilion for assignments. We are planning to provide lunch when the clean-up volunteers are finished at noon.

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March Fly of the Month

The Nuke Egg Dean Wellman, BRSC Financial Secretary – Brule, WI We featured the Glo Bug egg fly in March of 2023.  This March, we’re featuring the “Nuke Egg,” which is a very simple fly using one piece of yarn on top of the hook shank with an added translucent “veil” around the egg.  The…

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Fly of the Month Series

The monthly flies from 2020 – 2023 are now available in a soft-covered booklet.  If you’d like to get a copy, contact a board member or visit the Club Store by clicking on Club Store.

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Oak Wilt Found in Bayfield County

Oak wilt was first found in 2018 and is most commonly spread along road rights-of-way. It can often be prevented and controlled if NO damage (cutting, pruning, mowing) is done to an oak tree from April 15th through July 15th. For more information, click on Oak Wilt or watch this video Oak Wilt Video. You can also…

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Fall 2023 Fishway Update

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) video-monitored trout and salmon migration at the fishway from July through December. Individuals were larger than normal, mainly due to their feeding on the high cisco abundance in the lake. August and September brought large rain events, which jump-started the fall runs. Most steelhead (59 percent) ranged from…

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DNR Approves Additional Barrens Management at Mott’s Ravine

An approved variance updates management prescriptions for Motts Ravine by increasing the acres of core area dedicated to barrens management from between 200 and 400 acres to between 1,000 and 1,200 acres. The Motts Ravine area has been identified as capable of supporting and expanding the globally rare and imperiled pine-barrens community type. For more…

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South Shore Railroad Grade Update

October 1, 2023 Update Work on the grade removal is finished! All that remains to be done is to shore up all the erosion control work. You will also note that trees (white pine, red pine, oak, spruce and birch) have been planted in the erosion matting and  grass is even beginning to poke through…

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Emerald Ash Borer

Douglas County in Wisconsin is going to work with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to save ash trees. The Douglas County forestry committee approved the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service to release parasitoid wasps on 20 acres of land in the town of Maple to combat emerald ash borers. Click on Ash Borer…

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