Wisconsin Snowmobile Registration & Trail Pass Requirements Have Changed!

Snowmobile Trail Pass
2014 Wisconsin Act 142, effective July 1, 2015, expanded the snowmobile trail pass requirement to include snowmobiles registered in Wisconsin and increased the nonresident snowmobile trail pass fee. Beginning with the 2015-16 snow season, all snowmobiles operating on a Wisconsin snowmobile trail or corridor must display a valid snowmobile trail pass whether registered in Wisconsin or another state.


News – 10/12/15

Happy Monday!
As we start this week that marks mid October we are enjoying some nice days, yesterday the mercury settled at 79 degrees in Hayward. We did not get that warm as the mercury at my house was 73 degrees! Anyway it was a beautiful day. I hope you all enjoyed it…..


News – 10/5/15

Good early Monday morning Readers!

It looks like it’s going to be a beautiful day out there, maybe a little rain according to the Duluth Weather. But, as we all know it’s only a weather prediction….


Elk having ‘a great year,’ says DNR biologist

Gathered for their annual “Bugle Days Rendezvous” recently near Clam Lake, 65 Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) members heard an update from the state’s chief big game biologist about the health of the elk herds in Wisconsin.

They also heard a positive report from the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest supervisor about expanded timber harvest in the national forest that will benefit the elk herd.


News – 9/27/15

I have to apologize for the lack of article last week, things just got away from me and I couldn’t get it in. My err….

As we start the month of October this week , I know already, it’s time to look at the trusty birthday calendar. so here’s the birthdays of your friends and neighbors:


News – 9/13/15

It’s beautiful Sunday afternoon, the mercury on our side of Lower Clam Lake is settled in at 66 degrees. There’s a light breeze and if you sit in the sun it’s pretty nice. Sometimes fall like is the best!


Clam Lake and the Wannigans

In affiliation with my writings on Camp Fire Island, I had the good fortune to become acquainted with Kim Potaracke, a Forest Archaeologist. She has archived the story of Camp Fire Island for us. She, in return, shared some early Clam Lake history with me that she had found.