May / June 2017 Issue

 May-June-2016-cover

Feature Stories

Prime Time for River Catfish
BY LARRY SMITH

Trolling for Crappie
BY JESSIE QUALE

Musky Memories
BY LARRY BALLEINE

Scouting Report BY WISCONSIN'S TOP GUIDES

Sportsman Guide

Fishing in the Forties BY JERRY KIES

Musky Basics BY KYLE SORENSEN 

Departments - Our Regular Features

  • Random Thoughts - Comments from our publisher
  • Not So Totally Bland–O - Tony Blando's irreverent look at the outdoor world
  • Beyond the Water - Lake-Link's review of Wisconsin-area fishing areas
  • The Next Bite - by Gary Parsons and Keith Kavajecz
  • The Reel Shot - by Marc Drewek
  • Food Plots - by Steve Jordan
  • Looking Back - by Mike Yurk
  • Hunt, Gather, Cook - The best of outdoor-related recipes from the Badger Sportsman staff
  • Plant Matters - Lawanda Jungwirth's always-interesting commentary on "all things flora"
  • Writing Shotgun - by Rich Nemitz, a WSCA hall of famer and four time champion
  • Badger Bigshots - Showcasing your trophies
  • Howlin' at the Moon - The slightly off-kilter sportsman