We all love fishing, but for most of us it won’t happen without a public access. Dave Schotzko is the DNR Area Parks & Trails Supervisor and he discusses the challenges in making Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes (or many of them anyway) available to all of us. We talk early season challenges, late season challenges, how new accesses are created, plus bike, hike and snowmobile trails. It’s alot of cover, so settle in!
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.
Barry Manilow’s favorite outdoor adventurer is back on the show to get us caught up on what she’s doing. She’s been casting a line mainly, but hunting seasons are coming, if not already underway. We talk all things Brainerd Lakes outdoors on today’s show.
DUCK SEASON: Dalton Rosin of Ducks Unlimited Talks Ducks, Banquets & Wetlands…Plus the Lake of the Week
The 51st Annual Bemidji Ducks Unlimited Banquet is coming and the longest running DU Chapter Banquet (Walker) is a week later. Dalton Rosin of Ducks Unlimited has the details, plus we talk duck populations, wetlands and DU’s goals. Plus, it’s Lake of the Week Day and we’ve got an awesome one in the Deer River area.
Bear season is here and Matt Breuer of North Country Guide Service will be in the woods guiding clients to the hungry bruins. He’s also been out gathering mushrooms and berries, catching fish and is getting ready for all kinds of hunting seasons. We cover it all on today’s show.
Nate Blasing of the Nisswa Guides League is back. He talks Brainerd Lakes bites, the Walleye Alliance Fall Classic at Breezy Point, his thoughts on live scope and of course another Fast Five. And speaking of the Walleye Alliance, what’s the status of their efforts to promote a 4 walleye limit statewide?
John Hoyer won his second Cabela’s National Walleye Tour Championship in the last 4 years with an amazing three days on Lake Erie. John tells the tale and discusses how he did the fishing equivilant of “zig while they zag”. He casted while they trolled. Here his first hand accout, plus we talk about his next big adventure…being part of Team USA in the World Championship in the Czech Republic.
Jason Durham of Go Fish! Guide Service checks in with some wild tales from the boat. Plus, always great fishing tips and advice, and Jason decides to take over the show…and do a reverse Fast Five. The nerve.
Bruce Jean of Rainy Lake Guiding brings it. Great walleye action, fascinating clients, bad…er…DAD jokes and an “hors d’oevre” that could triple your cholesterol. Plus his thoughts on live scope and much more. It’s another epic conversation.
It has been a couple of turbulent years for the boat biz. How are things going now? More of a walleye chop than tsunami. Brandon Knutson of Ray’s Sport & Marine updates the world of watercraft and talks fishing too. We talk alot of fishing on this show, so it’s could to talk about what gets us to where the fish are biting.
Chuck Hasse and pal Randy Topper were in a HUGE 200+ boat national championship on Lake Oahe in South Dakota, where the temps topped 100 degrees all three days. Plus, he updates the latest on Leech Lake as we hit mid-August. All that and a controversial Fast Five where there’s a dispute on ducks.