• Nov. 4 — Minnesota firearms deer season opener
• Nov. 18-26 — Wisconsin gun deer season.
• Nov. 25-Dec. 10 — Minnesota muzzleloader deer season.
• Nov. 27-Dec. 6 — Wisconsin muzzleloader deer season.
• Dec. 30 — Opening of lake trout and stream trout seasons in lakes entirely within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
• Jan. 13 — Opening of lake trout and stream trout seasons in lakes outside or partly outside the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
• March 31 — Brule River steelhead opener.
• May 5 — Wisconsin general fishing opener.
• May 12 — Minnesota general fishing opener.
Consult regulations for other seasons.
"Steelhead fishing is a random crapshoot. All you can do is fish good water well, the best way you know how. There's no right answer to it."
— DAMIAN WILMOT, Superior fly-fishing guide
DO IT: Ride the Munger
Summer repair work on the Willard Munger State Trail in Duluth is now complete. Take your bike for a nice fall spin and watch the leaves coming down. Access in Duluth is from a parking lot behind the Willard Munger Inn on Grand Avenue near 74th Avenue West.