Tag Archives: spawning

Fish Fry Day: Jumpin’ Muskies

Well, we’ve once again made it to the day when fried fish dominates Wisconsin menus, which means it’s Fish Fry Day on the blog! Every spring, fish all over the world feel the warming waters and head upstream to spawn. … Continue reading

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Fish Fry Day: Northern Pike

Well, it’s that time of the week again. The day in Wisconsin offers up its fabulous fish fry dinners and the day here at the blog where we celebrate some of our favorite fishes. If you missed the first installment … Continue reading

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Introducing “Fish Fry Day”

Here in Wisconsin, the end of the work week is often celebrated with a dinner of lightly battered, deep-fried deliciousness. We’re talking bluegill, perch, walleye and, for those not yet hip enough to eat our delectable native fish – cod. … Continue reading

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Limno in the Lab: Fish Ears, “Tree” Rings and a Sectioning Saw

After the spring and summer field seasons, it’s time to return to the lab to work up all the specimens collected in the field. For many grad students at the Center for Limnology, this means days, if not weeks, hunched … Continue reading

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Tracking Northern Pike in Green Bay

CFL grad student, Dan Oele, is trying to see if pike return to their “birthplace” to spawn or if any ol’ tributary will do. Thanks to funding from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, Oele is out in Green Bay working … Continue reading

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