Paul Bunyan Country Outdoors

Paul Bunyan Country Outdoors features discussion of all things outdoors in the True North. With thousands of lakes and thousands of acres of forest, Paul Bunyan Country is home to some of the best fishing and hunting in North America and you’ll hear from the some of the nation’s best guides and anglers.

Latest Episodes

WALLEYE WARS: John Hoyer Checks In From the National Walleye Tour

The National Walleye Tour is winding down and we check in with 2019 champion John Hoyer to find out how things are going for him. We discuss the art of finding big walleyes, the joy of “just” fishing and even delve into bass and golf. Plus he’s all in for the Fast Five.

BORDER BASS: The Full Field Is Back At The Fort Francis Canadian Bass Championship & Jace Peterson Checks In

It’s been three years since the Fort Francis Canadian Bass Championship has allowed U.S. anglers in and the Americans are thrilled to be back post-Covid. Jace Peterson (KC Walleye Classic champ with cousin Charlie) is once again fishing the event with Pops Travis. He checks in with Kev prior to the event. Plus it’s Lake of the Week Day and we put the spotlight on a popular little lake in Brainerd.

Great Advice From Mandy U: HAVE FUN!

Mandy Uhrich checks in and tells us she’s been doing something she hasn’t done in quite some time…just fishing for…wait for it…FUN! She talks about that and everything else going on in the Brainerd Lakes area. PLUS…She sails through her second Fast Five and Mike McNeill of Lueken’s Village Foods talks about the United Way Fishing Tournament.

SCHMITTY CHECKS IN: Aaron Schmitz of Bemidji's Northwoods Bait Talks United Way Fishing & Hot Bites. PLUS, the Lake of the Week

Aaron “Schmitty” Schmitz of Northwoods Bait & Tackle in Bemidji is part of the Lueken’s Village Foods United Way Fishing Tournament Committee and he has all the details for next weekend’s big event. Listen to find out how easy it is to get involved and what a cool format it is. Plus he’s got the details on hot bites in the Bemidji area and we’ve got our Lake of the Week, too!

GUSSY IN THE HOMESTRETCH: Bassmaster Elite Series Down To The Final Three

Jeff “Gussy” Gustafson joins the show from Clayton, NY and the St. Lawrence River to talk Bassmaster Elite. He’s sitting in 25th with three events to go and needs to to stay in the Top 40 to make next year’s Bassmaster Classic. Plus, we discuss the walleye and bass bite in Ontario’s sunset country and Gussy’s first Fast Five.