News & Reports

New Proposed Walleye Regulation for the TFF will be addressed at DNR Spring Hearings on April 8

The DNR Spring hearings will be held in all 72 counties at 7:00 PM on Monday, April 8. Detailed information is available here – 2019 DNR Spring Hearings. The Iron County meeting will be held at the Iron County Memorial Building, 201 Iron St., Hurley, WI 54534.

A fisheries management question extremely important to the TFF is on the agenda. Question 17 asks: Do you favor applying a 12-inch minimum length limit, …

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2018 Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) report for the TFF

Zach Wilson of the Iron County Land & Water Conservation Department recently prepared the annual 2018 Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) report for the TFF. Much of the work on AIS control has been done by Zach, two summer LTEs and volunteers from our association led by Randy Payne. Related work on water quality in the TFF was also done by many of our volunteers led by Mike and Beth Myers. Thanks to everyone involved, you …

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TFF Water Level Graphs 2018

The 2018 open water season on the flowage will be remembered for its late start but also for the higher than average water levels throughout. The 2018 flowage water levels exceeded the prior year levels and our desired minimum targeted levels from July 1 st through October 31 st .

We started the season with a very high regional water table level which the summer and fall rains perpetuated, insuring ample water for recreational use. Here’s …

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WDNR Recommends taking No Action at this time on proposed ATV trail in TFSWA

The WDNR has evaluated a proposed new ATV trail through part of the Turtle Flambeau Scenic Waters Area (adjacent to the Little Turtle River). They evaluated this proposal in the context of budgetary priorities and comments that they received as part of the review process. The department has recommended that, rather than considering a new ATV trail through a Master Plan amendment at this time, they would consider ATV trails and options when a full …

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Stream Monitoring Webinar Series Announced

Water Action Volunteers is Wisconsin’s volunteer stream water quality monitoring program – basically a stream-based equivalent to our CLMN lake monitoring program. All of these webinars are free and open to the public, but there is an online registration link for each one below the webinar description.

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