A familiar face around the state’s fishing and governor’s opener scene, “Fritzie” hailed from Sleepy Eye, Minn., and even marketed his own fishing lure.
Crappies, big pike, and evening walleyes highlight the hard-water action of early December across the ice belt.
In the ocean, everything’s trying to eat you, so saltwater fish battle hard. They usually taste pretty good, too.
I recently attended the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers conference at Sportsman’s Lodge on Lake of the Woods. Outdoor communicators from all over the country were on hand. While there, I delivered a cardboard box surrounding a tent awning to Susie Han from Honda so she could set it up for a break-out day. There were eight people nearby…
After reassessing a small forest on his summer property, the author commits to a multi-year land management strategy to help the critters.
When in doubt, relying on the fishing ways of Fresh Water Fishing Hall-of-Famer Gary Roach does the trick.
Outfitted properly with superline and a fluorocarbon leader, you can work your hard-water rods year-round for panfish, walleyes, and even northern pike.
Around the world and even within North America, you’ll find vastly different attitudes about piscatorial species like carp, muskies, bass, and northern pike.
In the end, they likely know a lot more about their fishery and will put you on more fish – if that’s what you’re after.
Weather can waylay the best-laid plans of hunters and anglers, but developing a backup plan makes for memorable days afield.
Find shallow bays with loads of vegetation on Gitche Gumee, and you’ll locate some of the largest northern pike in the Lower 48.
From small, relatively inaccessible metro lakes and rivers to pristine backcountry fisheries, a kayak can simplify and improve your fishing.
Walleyes, saugers, pike and bass – just for starters – highlight the incredible open-water fishing opportunities on this border water from March through May.
An ice fishing diversion produces a quick limit of fish for a Minnesota angler willing to make his own hard-water luck.
Taking a break from ice fishing in Minnesota, the author targets saltwater species like puffer and grouper with hook and line.
Minnesota Outdoor News celebrates 50 years in 2017. Last week, we took a look back at 1969. This week, we check out highlights from 1970 in Minnesota’s outdoors.
With Volume 50 underway in 2017, staff recall some classic stories and images from the Upper Midwest’s hunting and fishing scene since 1967
Men like Dave Genz and Denny Clark launched the technological advancements in hard-water equipment that sparked the popularity of modern, productive ice angling.
The Hall of Fame legend shared angling tips and secrets through books, seminars, tournaments, and endless promotion of the fishing industry.
North-country anglers should enjoy this world-class smallmouth fishery while it lasts
Anglers everywhere are fishing from new-fangled kayaks. A few simple equipment choices can determine whether you bring fillets home.
Great storytellers are not made… they’re born, and the hunter and angler from southern Minnesota will be remembered as an all-time outdoors writing legend.
The politics of fisheries management too often fails to protect rank-and-file anglers and quality sportfish
If you’re looking to hire a fishing guide this spring or summer, remember: sometimes they can learn from you.
Muskie angling opportunities continue to expand in Minnesota and across the country. Let’s keep it that way.
BWCAW policy on pedal-drive kayaks ultimately keeps young people from experiencing, appreciating, and fighting for the future of American wilderness.