WEAVER — Twenty acres of the sprawling Weaver Bottoms, a major backwater of the Mississippi River south of Kellogg, will be dredged next year or the year after to add more fish habitat and to make it easier to put in a boat at Pritchard’s Landing on the north side.
Brueggen and Caulum double up on the weekend with a 16.04-pound limit on Sunday’s Spro Frog Only tournament on Pool 9 out of Lansing, Iowa. A total of 67 teams competed.
Brueggen and Caulum top 99-boat field launching in Pool 10 at Prairie du Chien with 17.60-pound limit.
The Mississippi River is losing an iconic legend this week. On Friday afternoon, Bernie Schonoff will pull the proverbial plug and retire, ending his stellar, 30-year plus career as a fisheries biologist with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.