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Lake-Link Angler's Library

The Angler's Library is collection of educational information for the angler. From tips to educational articles to weather, the Library will help keep you on top of your game or prepare you for your next trip.

Article Archive
Lake-Link Members have access to a wealth of angling info in the Article Archive.
Canadian Destinations
Looking to head to the great North? Lake-Link has some great recommendations on where to go. Check out our Canadian Destinations section.
Invasive Aquatic Species
As Americans, we love to spend time on the water. Protecting these resources is an important part of our overall enjoyment.
Fish Identification
Get to know your fish! Learn about the habits and identification of many freshwater fish.
Coho Salmon
 COHO SALMON (Oncorhynchus Kisutch) 
A member of the Salmonidae family, the coho salmon is an extremely adaptable fish that occurs in nearly all of the same waters as does the larger chinook salmon, but it is a more spectacular fighter and the most acrobatic of the Pacific salmon. It is one of North America's most important sport- and (more)
Moon Charts
Although it can't be thoroughly explained by science, the phase of the moon does have an effect on the habbits of animals. Use Moon phases and fishing solunar tables as another tool in your fishing arsenal to help you be more successful on the water.
Lake-Link's Outdoor Calendar
Thursday July 24 - Saturday July 26
Lumberjack World Championships
Friday July 25 - Sunday July 27
33’rd annual Cleveland fishing derby
Saturday August 2
Carp-A-Thon
Saturday August 2
Dock of Dubay Bass Challenge
Saturday August 9 - Sunday August 10
Butternut Lake Muskie Tournament
Thursday August 14 - Sunday August 17
Sawyer County Fair
Saturday August 23
Veterans Appreciation Day
Friday September 5 - Sunday September 7
World Championship Musky Classic
Friday September 12 - Sunday September 14
Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival
Saturday September 20
Hayward Fall Festival
Saturday October 4
Stone Lake Cranberry Festival
Friday October 10 - Saturday October 11
Musky Fly Fishing World Championship
Saturday October 11
Hooked on Scouting
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Outdoor Links
Here are some other sites with some great information for the outdoors person. Choose a category below to view the links. Click here to add your link.
Outdoor Recipies
All these recipies are submitted by fellow Lake-Linkers. Share your favorite recipie. Below is a sampler:
Weather Center
Don't let the weather spoil your next outing. Enter your zip code below to begin:
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Fishing Knots
Avid anglers know that a propery tied knot can be the difference between that trophy fish and and staring at your fishing line with nothing at the end.
Click here to learn them.
Photo Gallery
We want to see your catch! See more photos in our Photo Gallery. Submit your photo here.
Muskellunge (Muskie) caught by joe b  caught by Mark Vandenberg Muskellunge (Muskie) caught by Mark Vandenberg Largemouth Bass caught by Derek Wasley  caught by Eric Swanson  caught by Eric Swanson  caught by Eric Swanson Muskellunge (Muskie) caught by joe b Muskellunge (Muskie) caught by joe bergner Muskellunge (Muskie) caught by SAL LUCA Smallmouth Bass caught by Kenton Miller Carp caught by Jeff Ward Carp caught by Cole Ward Muskellunge (Muskie) caught by Ryan McElligott Northern Pike caught by Stephanie Sherman
Ice Fishing
Ice fishing's popularity has been growing steadily over the decades. If you are new to ice fishing or a seasoned pro, you will find some great information here to get you started or help increase your success on the ice.
Online Games
Kill some time or just take a break and have some fun playing these games:
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