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Get ready for 2022 deer hunting season with Outdoor News and Brenneke – video

Don’t miss Outdoor News’ annual in-depth preview to the deer hunting season that covers everything from prepping for your hunt to great recipes to prepare with your harvest. This year’s deer hunting special editions are brought to you by Brenneke.

Outdoor News Father’s Day gift guide – video

When it comes to your outdoor-loving father, Outdoor News has a quick list of some Father’s Day gift ideas. From a new rain suit from Rapala that will keep him dry and comfortable out on the water, to getting him set up with a membership account to ON X, these are gifts he may not have considered for himself. For…

Keeping up

Art Buchwald was an American humorist best known for his column that appeared in the Washington Post. Buchwald’s column was published nationwide in over 500 newspapers. I read him regularly and one of his column headings was, “Things a Columnist Wouldn’t Know if He Didn’t Open His Mail.” Like Mr. Buchwald, I too find the information I occasionally glean from…

The evidence points to Alaska

A guided trip for halibut in Alaska is only as fun as the crew can make it. Jason and Tim Lesmeister had a phenomenal crew on a recent trip with Puffin Fishing Charters. On the left is Megan Schrantz and on the right is Maria Yungbauer, and both Tim and Jason will admit the fish they caught were directly related…

Message to Outdoor News readers regarding U.S. Postal Service delays

Outdoor News early this week received many phone calls from readers across the state who had not yet received their most recent edition of the newspaper. This is the result of COVID-related personnel shortages and distribution backlogs at the U.S. Postal Service in the Twin Cities, which the agency has highlighted on its website. Please know that Outdoor News regrets the delay to readers,…

The next generation of outdoor writers

Every other fall semester, SUNY Plattsburgh English lecturer Jack Downs teaches an outdoor writing class. I have been speaking to these classes as a professional member of the outdoor media since 2012. Prior to joining the Outdoor News team, I was a freelance writer, and was published regularly in Plattsburgh’s Press-Republican. I’m also a SUNY Plattsburgh Alumni, and love taking…

Great spring project for kids: Outdoor News Wood Duck Challenge [video]

Since 1989, the Wood Duck Challenge has been an Outdoor News institution that encourages youth under the age of 18 to construct and install a wood duck nesting box. For access to complete plans and instructions, check out this video. Categories: How To’s, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, Nature, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Wisconsin Videos, Wood…

Thieving dolphins and mellow manatees: Open-water action off Florida’s Gulf Coast [video]

Tim Lesmeister finds that many of the same technological tools that freshwater anglers employ – like underwater cameras – improve his fishing success near Tampa Bay, Fla. Categories: Blog Content, Fishing, Illinois Videos, Michigan Videos, Minnesota Videos, New York Videos, Ohio Videos, Pennsylvania Videos, Tim Lesmeister, Wisconsin Videos Tags: Fishing, Outdoor News, Tim Lesmeister