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Wardens remind all anglers to be safe - no matter the weather

Snow in the north, floods in the south, lightning and ice in between

1:59 PM, May 3, 2013

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The much-anticipated Wisconsin Fishing Opener arrives on the heels of an equally unanticipated May snowstorm - not big enough to halt this annual outdoor party but big enough to require all who hold a rod or throw a line this weekend to have a lot of fun with the highest regard for safety.

That's the ice safety message because, as of May 2, there are lakes in the north with up to 20 inches of lake ice beneath the new foot of snow. When you think of Wisconsin's fishing opener - it typically does not mean the ice fishing opener.

Head to the south and the story is saturated soils, overflowing lakes and -- in ...

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