At this point, you don’t need anyone to tell you this winter has been an epic bummer. For those who recreate on ice and snow, “Super El Niño” has been a super-sized annoyance.Continue reading “When Making Lemonade, Grab a Tip-Up”
For years, the Minnesota hunting community has wrung its hands when it comes to one apex predator: the timber wolf.
Wolves famously require lots of deer to eat; the ratio is usually cited at or above 20 adult deer per wolf annually. Since their range has expanded greatly in the last 40 years, so has the controversy surrounding their presence.Continue reading “The Mysterious Case of Minnesota’s Disappearing Deer”
Hi there, I’m glad you stopped in. If you’re here because you’re thinking about buying the Luci Beam 2-in-1 Solar Headlamp and Flashlight from MPOWERD, stop reading.Continue reading “Product Review: Luci Beam 2-in-1 Solar Headlamp & Flashlight”
“I got no luck. They just weren’t bitin’. We couldn’t find ‘em. There are no fish in dat lake. The weather was total crap.”
This is a partial list of excuses I had ready in case of not catching anything in the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers inaugural fishing tournament on Tuesday, on Lake Bemidji. A guy has to be ready to defend his honor, after all.
Turns out, there was no need—even for me.Continue reading “Donkey, lumberjack win big in fishing tournament”
A raw wind sweeps steam from my boiling honey pot over the bog. I train my eyes in that direction, seldom glancing elsewhere. If a bear should follow that unseen trail to my corner of the woods, I want to be ready. I might not last much longer, however, as gale force winds have nearly chilled me to the bone.Continue reading “Bears Dish Out Humiliating Loss on Home Turf”