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A Historic Manitowish Waters Welcome

From the earliest times to present day, the history of the Northwoods of Wisconsin has been written by the lakes, rivers, forests and changing seasons. Bands of Native Americans were the earliest inhabitants of Manitowish Waters, drawn by its abundant wild rice, fish, game and maple syrup that they harvested to sustain generation after generation.

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An Outdoor Paradise Awaits Discovery

By Bob Holzhei

     Ten lakes comprise the Manitowish Chain of Lakes in Manitowish, Wisconsin which total 4,266 acres with 58.5 miles of shoreline.  Great fishing includes musky, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, walleye, northern pike, crappie, perch and bluegill.  With over 1,300 lakes in Vilas County, lake front property is plentiful.

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Hidden Treasures in Wisconsin’s Northwoods

By Bob Holzhei

This outdoor adventure had all the elements one might expect in preparing for the harvest! Anticipation of a sighting when least expected was blended with getting in range for the shot; not just an ordinary shot one might take with a high probability of success, but rather a shot with a camera.

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