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Boating Season Coming Soon

The lakes are still frozen on the Gunflint Trail but the streams and rivers are starting to flow. South of us other lakes are opening up in Minnesota and many people are anxious to get out onto the water. We’re

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Fishing Opener Coming Soon

Here’s some fishing information from the Minnesota DNR. The DNR compiled these Minnesota fishing facts in preparation for the 2015 fishing opener, which is Saturday, May 9. Anglers and waters There are about 1.5 million licensed anglers in Minnesota. About

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Moose Collaring News

The petition to stop the collaring of moose calves in Minnesota has over 1500 signatures but the DNR still plans to collar more calves this spring.  This will lead to the unnecessary death of the majority of the calves in

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Spring Paddling Opportunities

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could get up to the Boundary Waters this Spring for an early canoe trip? I hope to get out this spring but I know how difficult it can be and it’s right in my

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Oh Christmas Trees

Christmas is just around the corner and trees and greens are a topic of conversation around our house.  A little searching on the internet will bring up a lot of information about Christmas Trees and the traditions surrounding them.  Most

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Spearing Northern Pike

This time of the year is one of the few times of the year people choose to go spear fishing in the Boundary Waters.  Once it gets later in the winter the ice gets very thick and in the BWCA

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Smoke over Lake Superior

It’s just another one of Lake Superior’s unique attributes. It’s ever changing beauty intrigues all who see it.  I haven’t seen any steam devils yet this winter but I’m keeping my eyes open in hopes of spotting some. Question of

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Lake Turnover

I know I have blogged about lake turnover before and how the process happens but thought I would share this from the Minnesota DNR. Q: How can I tell when a lake has turned over in the fall, and do

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Give the Gift of a Fishing License

It doesn’t have to be a special occasion to give someone a gift, especially if it’s a gift of a fishing license.  For just $304 you can purchase a Minnesota lifetime fishing license for any resident age 3 and under

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Lose an Antler?

I guess I had never heard the full explanation as to why deer and moose lose their antlers. In case you were wondering, here’s why. DNR QUESTION OF THE WEEK Q: It is not uncommon to find antlers lying on

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