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Boating Participation Facts

Matt Straw - February 08, 2012

  This graphic from the Outdoor Foundation shows what people do with their boats....

Midwest Finesse

Is there a blue lure renaissance in the offing? An update

Ned Kehde - February 03, 2012

Yesterday we posted a blog about how Caitlin Young's   science project has spawned a renewed

Midwest Finesse

The value of fishing logs, and how we tally our bass catches

Ned Kehde - February 01, 2012

Several weeks ago, Dave Schmidtlein of  Topeka, Kansas, and I were working on a blog about


Big Walleyes

Matt Straw - January 31, 2012

Big walleyes: Don't often travel in big packs. They may tend to be solitary in some

Pike & Muskie

Special Regs Breed Giant Pike

Matt Straw - January 31, 2012

Remember this one from early ice last year? Shoggie (Guide Dave Shogren—218/765-3197) and I...


Walleye Patrol

Matt Straw - January 27, 2012

We muster at Hunter's Point, 7 a.m.. I board a troop transport driven by Tony Roach—a...


Finding Goliath Gills

Matt Straw - January 25, 2012

Rick Hammer caught this one on a Lindy Bug. (That I gave him.) And a wax worm. To find him, we...

Midwest Finesse

Midwest finesse tackle: Bass rods, reels, and lines

Ned Kehde - January 24, 2012

This is a photograph of my finesse spinning tackle. It features a Garcia Cardinal Four reel...


Two Fisted Bluegills

Matt Straw - January 23, 2012

The beauty of living in paradise isn't just having access to bluegills like this. But it...

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