With this nice spring weather we’ve had here fishing opportunities are opening up everywhere for a variety of species in the midwest. Wisconsin’s early trout season has been open since January, steelhead tributaries in southern Wisconsin have been free of ice and should be providing some of the best lake-run trout fishing of the year, and my local ponds and lakes are open and also giving up some nice fish. The biggest problem now is deciding what to chase. I may have to try for steelhead this week if I can get out. The tributary rivers are shaping up with perfect flows and clarity, and I did get a small stream trout fix and a really productive hour on my work break fishing my favorite local pond for bass and crappie. Spring is a great time to enjoy the outdoors. Less bugs, weeds, and people to distract you from just taking it all in. Get some!!