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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.
Lake Trout
 LAKE TROUT (Salvelinus Namaycush) 
The lake trout is one of the largest members of the Salmonidae family, which encompasses salmon, trout, charr, and whitefish. This fish is not actually a "trout" but a charr, and thus a close relative of the brook trout and the arctic charr. It probably should be known as "lake charr," but the whole (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
Saturday April 26 - Sunday April 27
WBA Bowfishing Tournament
Saturday May 3 - Sunday May 4
WBA Bowfishing Tournament - State Championship
Saturday May 10
DOUSMAN BASS TOURNAMENT
Saturday May 10
dousman bass tournament
Saturday May 17 - Sunday May 18
WBA Bowfishing Tournament
Saturday May 31 - Sunday June 1
WBA Bowfishing Tournament
Friday June 6 - Sunday June 8
Smallie Weekend in Door County
Thursday June 19 - Sunday June 22
Hayward Musky Festival
Saturday June 21 - Sunday June 22
Carpzilla/RoughFishAssassins Bowfishing Tournament
Friday July 18 - Sunday July 20
LCO Honor the Earth Pow Wow
Thursday July 24 - Saturday July 26
Lumberjack World Championships
Thursday August 14 - Sunday August 17
Sawyer County Fair
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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.
Tiger Muskellunge (Tiger Muskie) caught by John Kennedy Walleye caught by Dustin Ambort Sauger caught by ROBERT BURMANN Largemouth Bass caught by jay & bret westwood Largemouth Bass caught by jay & aaron westwood Carp caught by Izzie Torres Largemouth Bass caught by Izzie Torres Drum (Sheepshead) caught by Izzie Torres Walleye caught by Jory Simmons Northern Pike caught by Dennis Cossiboon Smallmouth Bass caught by Mike Dudka Northern Pike caught by Mike Dudka Muskellunge (Muskie) caught by Mike Dudka Walleye caught by Jeff Schmidt Largemouth Bass caught by Gregory Alwes
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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