Tim Lesmeister

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Another look at access rules in the B-Dub

Another look at access rules in the B-Dub

BWCAW policy on pedal-drive kayaks ultimately keeps young people from experiencing, appreciating, and fighting for the future of American wilderness.

August 2015
Stop the Mille Lacs blame game and fix the fishery

Stop the Mille Lacs blame game and fix the fishery

Many factors, including tribal gill nets, have contributed to the walleye fishery closure on the central Minnesota lake, but out-of-the-box solutions exist to turn it around.

August 2015
Fishing Alaska: Expect the unexpected

Fishing Alaska: Expect the unexpected

Whether it’s rainbow trout and salmon on rivers or huge saltwater halibut by charter or kayak, the Last Frontier contains a lifetime of fishing opportunities.

June 2015
Appreciating the USA after fishing in England

Appreciating the USA after fishing in England

The author visited the United Kingdom last week and reminds readers: Don’t take public access to lakes, streams, and angling opportunities for granted in the United States.

May 2015
Walleye, pike, and panfish tips from my favorite fishing pros

Walleye, pike, and panfish tips from my favorite fishing pros

From live-bait rigging to jigs to slip-bobbers, here are some open water angling tricks from the likes of Gary Roach, Mark Martin, and Bob Propst

May 2015
When walleyes make headlines, don’t forget bass, crappies, and pike

When walleyes make headlines, don’t forget bass, crappies, and pike

Amid last week’s decision of the Fond du Lac Band of Ojibwe to net Lake Vermilion walleyes, other prime fisheries too often get lost in the shuffle.

April 2015
Women in the outdoor sports: Making an impact!

Women in the outdoor sports: Making an impact!

A new generation of hunting and fishing gals are casting and blasting their way into success afield as well as outdoor media, seminars, and promotions.

March 2015
The language of fishing and its un-subtle nuances

The language of fishing and its un-subtle nuances

From suspended fish to lead-core to kickers and socks, sport anglers use terminology that almost require a glossary for the new or uninitiated

February 2015
Got water? Answering two tough watercraft and boating questions

Got water? Answering two tough watercraft and boating questions

When fishing big water and traveling long distances, you’ll be glad your outboard has some horsepower… and don’t forget the resale factor

January 2015
The Great Lakes wolf’s return to the Endangered Species List

The Great Lakes wolf’s return to the Endangered Species List

The Deep North, Midwest states of Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan have substantially more wolves than the West and have presented conservative models for managing the species. Why did we get stuck with relisting?

January 2015
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