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Want to build lifelong outdoorsmen and outdoorswomen? Start by outfitting kids with warm clothes and reliable equipment.
A healthy career, marriage, and network of friends and colleagues leads Tim Lesmeister to the Little Falls-based Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fame.
The author uses his “sport utility rifle” for deer hunting, but he thinks they’re an obvious choice for coyotes, feral pigs, and other hunting scenarios.
That graphite fishing rod you’re using? It’s probably not graphite.
More technique-specific than ever, these narrow watercraft offer precision angling opportunities for multiple species.
When retrieve speeds, color, flash, movement, rattles and other tricks fail, try increasing the size of your lures.
Jason Lesmeister got a chance to break away from Alaska to fish some Minnesota lakes and landed his personal-best walleye, a 29.5-inch beast that he caught on Lake Minnetonka. (Photo by Tim Lesmeister)My son, Jason, has always been an outstanding angler. He has a knack for finding fish and always seems to know what they will bite on. He was…
Thanks to some experienced fishing industry players, anglers have a new voice at the Legislature and in negotiations with the DNR.
Many personal factors determine whether a fishery ranks as a “favorite” for an individual, and that’s what makes exploring new waters so fun.
With northern pike fishing seasons already open on border waters and Minnesota’s inland waters angling opener just four weeks away, the author praises the “other white meat.”
Tournament anglers who win regularly and recreational fishermen who fill the live-well monitor the “little things.”
The author likes the 7mm-08, but if you were limited to one caliber for deer, what would it be?
As winter lingers on, the writer’s thoughts drift to open water, big rivers, and hard-fighting trout and salmon.
Now’s the time to plan and book a trip on a big river out west, Alaska, or even in the underrated Upper Midwest.
Seeing is believing when viewing the subterranean world through the hard water.
It’s ice show season, and after prowling the aisles at the recent big event in St. Paul, this blogger can’t live without these hard-water toys.
An early deep freeze has anglers across north country eager to launch the 2018-19 ice fishing season.
Fish long enough and you’ll acquire some classic, albeit bizarre, fishing stories. The author added one to his collection this fall.
When states begin legalizing air rifles – and they will – for big game, these modern guns will become legitimate options for pursuing deer and other species.
Readers know Tim Lesmeister as an outdoors communicator in the hunting and fishing world, but his new project exposes his longtime love of making music.
Inaugural event on Lake Minnetonka attracts 68 teams employing drop-shots, swim jigs, jig worms, chatter baits and other lures for big largemouths.
The smart, successful pro anglers know you don’t automatically default to a finesse presentation when a negative bite occurs.
Watching the national bass and walleye tournament fishing scene flourish has been extremely gratifying for the author, who is emceeing the inaugural Blackfish Classic in July.
Revered in Iowa, the All-American bullhead provides fast summer fishing action and tasty fish-fry fodder in Farm Country USA.
Whether you’re fishing off a continental shelf for swordfish, swinging for river steelhead, or slip-bobbering for opener walleyes, always be ready to switch things up.