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Wisconsin Fishing Reports & Outdoor Report for September 29, 2016

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Fall colors are coming on strong across the Northwoods with some areas now reporting 50 to 75 percent peak color on the Wisconsin Department of Tourism's Fall Color Report (exit DNR).Recent rains have Big Manitou Falls at Pattison State Park flowing higher than normal for fall.Photo Credit: DNRWater levels continue to be very high across much of Wisconsin from recent rains. Big and Little Manitou Falls at Pattison State Park are putting on impressive displays due to the high flows. The Lower Wisconsin State River is running at nearly five times its normal flow for this time of year with sandbars submerged and flows so high that only experienced paddlers should be plying the river now. Fishing has actually improved in the eddy areas on the Wisconsin River with a lot of walleye and white bass being caught. The high water now has the fall chinook salmon run in full swing on the Manitowoc River, with salmon seen at all area dams including Clarks Mills, Shoto, and Mishicot. But the run has yet to really take off on most other tributaries, with some chinook and browns moving up the Milwaukee River and some chinook moving up the Root River. The Root River Steelhead Facility processed fish for the first time this week, passing 57 chinook upstream.

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