SPRING ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
My buddy, Paul Valle of Oakdale, Minnesota, had called me a couple of days earlier to see if I wanted to go fishing. “We’ll take my boat,” he tells me. It is mid-March and we will fish just below the dam on the Mississippi River, north of Red Wing, Minnesota. As far as I am concerned, the first time I am in a boat on open water is the beginning of spring. Although we both are old enough that we are drawing Social Security, we are as excited as boys as we motor to the dam. Paul confesses it has been a couple of years since he last had his boat out. Continue Reading
Escape and explore outdoors with family and friends this winter
By: Wendy Gehlhoff
Looking for outdoor winter adventures or a cozy spot to come in from the cold and enjoy great food and great times with friends and family? Look no further than Florence County, located in northeastern Wisconsin on the border of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Florence County has a population of only 4,500 and 195,193 acres of land under public ownership. That means over 60% of county land is available to the public giving you endless possibilities for your adventure into the outdoors. With 28 locally-owned restaurants and family-friendly taverns, there is a wide range of food and atmospheres to choose from when you want to relax and refuel after your excitement outdoors. Continue Reading
If You’re Looking For Electronics, It’s All About Visibility
By Gary Parsons and Keith Kavajecz
Winter has arrived, but spring will be here quicker than you think! If you are like us, when you’re not on the ice chasing walleyes, you are using this time to spool new line on your reels, reorganize tackle, and sort out all of the odds and ends that somehow made their way into the glove box of the boat over the summer! Continue Reading
Sawtooth Outdoor Products- Peep It
Check out Bowhunting.com’s ATA Show video on the Sawtooth Outdoor Products- Peep It! No need for serving just separate, line up the peep and shoot!
An Underwater Camera You Say?
By: Kyle Sorensen
With the temperatures dropping and the white stuff starting to fall, my blood gets pumping as I know the ice is sure to follow. We as anglers, go into anticipation mode. Getting the gear ready, checking the local bays and ponds for the first glimpse of ice, getting the gear ready, maybe making a new purchase (because it was on sale of course), getting the gear ready… getting my hint? Continue Reading