DNR to get the lead out for three research lakes in Vilas Co.

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  1. DNR Central Office - MADISON - Beginning April 1, 2014 the use of tackle containing lead will no longer be allowed on three research lakes in the Northern Highland American Legion state forest in Vilas County. The three lakes, Escanaba, Pallette and Nebish, will restrict the use of lead containing jig heads, split shot and weights less than one ounce, or any lead containing items smaller than one inch in any dimension. A limited supply - of non-lead alternatives will be available free of charge at the Escanaba Lake Research Station.