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National Go Fishing Day is June 18 – Celebrate by Checking out Captain Greg’s Favorite Fishing Spots!

National Go Fishing Day is a celebratory day to take a break from your daily routine to cast your line and catch a big one (plus, who needs another excuse to go fishing on a Tuesday!). Grab some fellow anglers, your fishing gear and some snacks (oh, and don’t forget the sunscreen!), and go check …

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What Fish is That? Types of Game Fish in Wisconsin (Part 2)

It’s the fish identification guide you’ve been waiting for! If you’re still undecided on your catch after reading Types of Game Fish in Wisconsin (Part 1), check out our next list of common game fish found in Wisconsin below. 1. LARGEMOUTH BASS Also known as “Bucketmouth,” the largemouth bass has a big mouth with an …

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Free Admission Day at Discovery World – a Learn 2 Fish Record-Breaking Event!

Learn 2 Fish Free Admission Day

What’s better than spending the day at Discovery World in Milwaukee? Enjoying free admission to a variety of interactive exhibits thanks to the U.S. Forest Service!  Sunday, May 5 was a day to remember for Learn 2 Fish With Us! More than 2,000 fishing enthusiasts of all ages visited the Learn 2 Fish station and learned how to identify fish, cast and tie knots, setting a Learn …

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5 Reasons Why Volunteering with Learn 2 Fish With Us is Fin-tastic!

Learn 2 Fish With Us is always looking for passionate volunteers to help out at our free fishing clinics in the Wisconsin area. Whether you’re a professional angler or only cast a rod once a year, there’s a volunteer position for everyone. We want to reel in your support, so check out our top reasons why you …

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What Fish Is That? Types of Game Fish in Wisconsin (Part 1)

Whether you’re on the water every day or a fishing newbie, check out our guide below to get to know common fish in Wisconsin waters.   1. BLUEGILL If you’re fishing in the warm, quiet waters of Wisconsin and the fish has a black spot on its “earflaps,” you most likely caught a bluegill. These fish are the most common sunfish in the …

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Congratulations on Your Retirement, Captain Greg!

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After 18+ years of working at Thrivent Financial®, our own Captain Greg will be retiring on April 26! From training hundreds of people to being involved in important key initiatives, Greg made a lasting impact at Thrivent. Joy Sams, the information technology manager at Thrivent Financial®, said Greg has been an instrumental resource on the …

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3 Different Ways to Tie a Fishing Knot

Every beginner angler should know how to tie several different types of fishing knots before heading out on the water. Check out these step-by-step tutorials to learn the different ways you can tie a fishing knot. Palomar Knot Step 1: Push your line through the eye of your hook and then push it back to …

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Captain Greg Hangs Out with the Menasha High School Fishing Team

Captain Greg with the Menasha High School Fishing Team

Our own Captain Greg paid a special visit to the Menasha High School Fishing Team on Monday, Feb. 26 to tell them all about Learn 2 Fish With Us and the National Professional Anglers Association, as well as to share a few of his ice fishing tips and tricks. Captain Greg and the Menasha High …

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Thousands of Fishing Enthusiasts Gather at the 2019 Wisconsin Fishing Expo

Captain Greg at Wisconsin Fishing Expo

The gloomy weather didn’t stop thousands of fishing enthusiasts from attending the Wisconsin Fishing Expo Feb. 22-24 in Madison. Anglers from all over gathered at the Alliant Energy Center Exposition Hall to enjoy hundreds of fishing exhibits and workshops led by nonprofit fishing clubs to help attendees improve their fishing skills and knowledge. Captain Greg …

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Learn 2 Fish With Us Host Fishing Basics Seminars At The Wisconsin Fishing Expo

Captain Greg, Learn 2 Fish With Us Angler Educator was at the Wisconsin Fishing Expo for the eight year in a row.  The weather may have been questionable due to the rain, snow and ice but it did not stop the families and adults from making it to the Fishing Basics seminar.  Fishing Basics educated …

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