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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Steamboat on Long Lake owned by Lorenzo Newman of Chippewa Falls. It is anchored at Newman Peninsula on Long Lake near a wet boathouse. The boat was operat...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Man fishing for trout at edge of river.

Date: 1973 ca.

Description: An International Scout hauling a camper is parked next to a body of water. A man is fishing while a woman looks on from the banks of the water.

Photograph

Lyndale Bay Resort

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from water of men fishing from boats along lakeshore in front of three cabins on Upper Eau Claire Lake.

Date: 1940 

Description: The photographer holding a large Northern Pike and smoking a pipe in a living room.

Photograph

Morris Resort

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: View from lawn of a dog on a dock watching family fishing near shoreline of Eau Claire Lake.

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Description: A crew of people from the circus, possibly Ringling Brothers, Barnum, and Bailey, holding up their catch after a fishing trip.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Two men holding large fish pose near an ice fishing shanty off of Fish Creek. Another man stands behind them. There is man on an iceboat in the left backgr...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Concrete walleye decoy purchased at PARR Rally in Minocqua, Wisconsin, April 15, 1989. (Museum object #1990.178.1)

Date: 1926 

Description: View from shoreline of boat landing. A boy rows a boat nearby, and another boy fishes from a boat resting on the shoreline.

Date: 1951-01-19 

Description: Russ Bartholomew, left, and "Bud" Bond ice fish on Lake Mendota.

Date: 1870 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Whitewater, with insets.

Lesson Plan

Teal Lake Lodge, 1923

Learn about the development of tourism in northern Wisconsin by examining a a family-owned resort which has operated since the 1920s

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Elevated view of people in a park along the shoreline waiting for the White Bass run.

Date: 1928 

Description: A young man fishes on the rocky shore by the Old Mill. The Mill is three-stories high and features a cupola with a wind vane on top.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Four men, three holding large fish, pose near an ice fishing shanty off of Fish Creek. Some of their gear is on the ice.

Photograph

Lone Fisherman

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Description: Laurie Peterson, son of the photographer, fishes from a rock on a misty morning near the family home near Scandinavia.

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Outdoor portrait of a man wearing boots, pants, shirt, sweater and hat holding a large fish by its gills while standing in front of an automobile.

Photograph

Ottawa Indian Camp

Date: 1889 

Description: Beach fishing camp showing several people around a fire drying fish with a tent in the background. Captioned: Ottawa Fishing Camp -- On the Island at Fran...

Date: 1953-04-27 

Description: Fishing store window display "Husky Musky" at the Wisconsin Felton Sporting Goods Store.

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