News & Reports

VERY IMPORTANT! Potential amendment to the Master Plan for the Turtle Flambeau Scenic Waters Area

The WDNR is proposing an amendment to the Master Plan for the Turtle Flambeau Scenic Waters Area (TFSWA) that would permit the construction of new ATV trails in the area. You can go here to get more information – information on proposed changes to the TFSWA Master Plan. As you may know, we surveyed our members in 2014 about this and other issues. You can go elsewhere on our website to …

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TFFTL-POA 2014 Survey

The 2014 Recreational Use Survey (“the survey”) was conducted during July and August of 2014. The survey was initiated by the Association’s Board of Directors in order to obtain measurable input and opinion from members on the topic of potential new or expanded recreational activities inside the Turtle Flambeau Scenic Waters Area (TFSWA). Survey results were analyzed with oversight from a (retired) professional survey analyst. Survey results will allow the Board to more clearly represent …

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Walleye Regulations on the Turtle Flambeau Flowage

On December 6th at 6:00 PM a meeting was held in Mercer at the Haines Building to discuss 1) the results of the DNR’s recent comprehensive walleye population survey on the Turtle Flambeau Flowage, and 2) potential changes that could or should be made to walleye regulations because of the findings of this survey. The meeting was led by Iron County fish biologist Zach Lawson. Our property owner’s association distributed advance notice of this meeting …

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Scott Reinhard’s Passing

Our condolences go out to the family and friends of Scott Reinhard. Scott was the current president of the Turtle Flambeau Flowage Association, Inc. and passed away in September.

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‘Conservation on Tap’ talks Flambeau fishery

MERCER, Wis. – Those who fish the Turtle Flambeau Flowage should largely be pleased with the state of its fishery, according to Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist Zach Lawson.

Lawson provided an update on the health of the flowage’s fishery and the results of an extensive survey of the water’s fish populations at the Pines restaurant in Mercer Tuesday as latest talk in the annual “Conservation on Tap” lecture series.

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