Ron Hustvedt

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Hate elections? Consider the easy life in a dictatorship

Hate elections? Consider the easy life in a dictatorship

Even fun, recreational outdoor issues demand citizen engagement, responsibility, and action

October 2014
The great Minnesota Scientific and Natural Areas debate

The great Minnesota Scientific and Natural Areas debate

Public lands: Let's trust hunters and trappers to ethical access state SNAs

June 2014
BWCAW camper and family vows: “We shall return.”

BWCAW camper and family vows: “We shall return.”

Learning from generals Washington and MacArthur, then letting common sense prevail outdoors so you can camp another day

June 2014
Making Take-A-Kid Fishing Weekend more than an annual event

Making Take-A-Kid Fishing Weekend more than an annual event

Recipe for youth angling success: Find water, chuck a lure into it, retrieve, and see what happens. Repeat as needed. Keep it fun.

June 2014
A look back at the excellent 2014 Governor's Fishing Opener on Gull Lake

A look back at the excellent 2014 Governor's Fishing Opener on Gull Lake

Angling skills expand in walleye hunt, but essence of opener – family and fun – stays the same.

May 2014
Border country ice-walleye trip becomes parable for tending to your cold-weather gear

Border country ice-walleye trip becomes parable for tending to your cold-weather gear

Damaged equipment during an epic ice fishing snowmobile ride to the far-reaching walleye, sauger, and perch grounds of Lake of the Woods

January 2014
A crucial element for Minnesota's early Canada goose hunt: the decoys

A crucial element for Minnesota's early Canada goose hunt: the decoys

A young hunter needs to borrow some waterfowling decoys for the Sept. 1 goose opener, and the author obliges

August 2013
Top smallmouth bass angling action in Wisconsin's Lake Winnebago

Top smallmouth bass angling action in Wisconsin's Lake Winnebago

Visit to in-laws becomes fun fishing trip with Mr. Bluegill

May 2013
Ice fishing wrap-up on the most addictive of lakes

Ice fishing wrap-up on the most addictive of lakes

Lake of the Woods provides incredible late-ice action during a cold March.

March 2013
As walleye seasons wrap up, start planning for ice-fishing 2013-2014

As walleye seasons wrap up, start planning for ice-fishing 2013-2014

While transitioning from ice-fishing to open water, watch for deals on hard-water angling equipment.

February 2013