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Tom Hagen holds up a hefty 47" late season muskie. During this time of year, waterfowl hunters and anglers often encounter one another on lakes, ponds and rivers. (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)

Dock Talk: Hunters and fall fishers must co-exist

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Throughout the past month, docks and boatlifts began hibernating on the shorelines, awaiting a blanket of snow to tuck them in until next spring.


While many people devote time toward winterizing their recreational equipment or spending free moments in the woods and along the waterways hunting, a few straggling anglers continue to fish until ice encases the lakes.

But sometimes, hunters and anglers compete for the same "hot-spots."

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