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Archive: Sports & Recreation

Battle on Bago

February 10, 2015

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The last weekend of February, thousands will head onto frozen Lake Winnebago chasing big dreams. Feb. 27, 28, 2015 Oshkosh WI The eighth-annual Battle on Bago fishing tournament takes place Feb. 27 and 28 and features more than $250,000 worth of prizes. The biggest fish will bring bragging rights, but smaller fish will win big. […]

Lake Winnebago

Fishing Oshkosh: ‘Bago Basics

April 17, 2014

Attractions, Blog, Enewsletter, Event Minute, Family-Friendly, Science & Nature, Sports & Recreation

An angler could spend a lifetime fishing Lake Winnebago and still not know all its secrets. This enormous lake offers 138,000 acres of open water. It stretches for nearly 30 miles from north to south and eight miles from east to west. And the fishing? Lake Winnebago offers a fishery to match its size. The […]

Discover the Wiouwash State Trail this Spring

April 13, 2014

Attractions, Blog, Enewsletter, Family-Friendly, Science & Nature, Sports & Recreation

The Wiouwash State Trail is the perfect place for a spring ride. As the trail runs north from Oshkosh, it passes through wetlands, prairies, patches of forest and sprawling farmland. As you pedal along, you’ll see the landscape coming back to life after a long winter’s slumber under a heavy blanket of snow. It’s the […]

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Oshkosh Track & Field: WIAC Conference Championships

April 02, 2014

Blog, Enewsletter, News, Sports & Recreation

May 2 J.J. Keller Field Oshkosh Sports Complex Some of the best athletes in Wisconsin will assemble in Oshkosh on May 2 for the WIAC Conference Championship in Track & Field at the J.J. Keller Field Oshkosh Sports Complex. It will be an exciting day of competition in a long list of events, including high […]

Fishing on Lake Winnebago

Big Lake, Big Bass: Lake Winnebago Smallmouth and Largemouth

July 15, 2013

Blog, Enewsletter, Sports & Recreation

The Lake Winnebago System is Wisconsin’s largest inland lake and one of the Midwest’s greatest bass fishing destinations. The system includes 138,000-acre Lake Winnebago, as well as Big Lake Butte des Morts, Lake Winneconne, Lake Poygan and the Wolf River. Over the past decade, the bass fishing on Lake Winnebago has been outstanding. Long famous […]

Swimming at Pollock

Stay Cool in Oshkosh

June 10, 2013

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Summer in Wisconsin can be beautiful. But, every once in a while, the mercury really soars. What’s a visitor to do? Here are some ways to cool off in Oshkosh. The most popular place to beat the heat in Oshkosh is the Pollock Community Water Park. In addition to an excellent swimming pool, you’ll find […]

Fishing Wisconsin’s Largest Inland Lake

April 11, 2013

Blog, Enewsletter, Sports & Recreation

Lake Winnebago is Wisconsin’s largest inland lake and, arguably, its most important fishery. The walleye fishing on Lake Winnebago is widely thought to be some of the best in the country. Anglers come from miles around to try their hand at Winnebago’s jumbo perch. And, bass anglers from around the Midwest are beginning to take […]