Vacation Response

You guys know the feeling. Knowing you are headed out of the office and away from work for vacation.  Setting the vacation auto-response on the email and giddily walking out of the building knowing that for the next number of days you will be unreachable by choice.  That is certainly a piece of the magic […]

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Week 15 recap

Fish continued biting well during our last week of guests.  We had a few walleye over 20″ and some northern pike over the slot too. Travis’ cousins enjoyed a great week.  Drew did some fish filleting practice. The kayak got some more water time. Dan shows off a nice walleye Brad hauled in this 36″ […]

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Some Thoughts

We have enjoyed A LOT of bonfires these last few weeks.  Sparked partially by an abundance of wood to burn (more on that later) but also from the desire to intentionally slow down and enjoy ourselves. It is practically impossible not to relax and take a moment when sitting in front of a bonfire.  It captures […]

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Guest of the Year

We’ve never had a “Guest of the Year” and I think of it as more of an honorary title than anything official.  But if anyone has earned it, it would be this guy: I know there is a pretty decent chance Larry will never even read this post.  He is not of the computer using […]

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Catch More Walleye (4/4)

So far we’ve reviewed lindy rigging, jigging, and trolling crankbaits as effective methods to catch more walleye.  Our fourth trick is using a Jigging Rap or Puppet Minnow to catch bigger fish.  Thanks to the Krohns for turning us onto this technique.  They are pros at all aspects of fishing, but particularly deadly with a […]

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Catch More Walleye (3/4)

We’re back with more on improving your walleye fishing skills.  If you missed part 1 or part 2 you can click on them for the links to catch up.  In part 3 we’re focusing on a new skill – trolling crankbaits! Many thanks to Neal & Craig for teaching me this skill many many years […]

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Pro Tip – Map Reading!

A map is a very handy tool for all anglers.  We definitely put it on the short list of required items along with a depth finder.  It’s particularly important if you are fishing new or unfamiliar water. We’ll give you some clues to look for so you can read a map like a pro and […]

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Red Lake Fall Classic results

Congrats to Phil & Kyle who finished in 15th place out of 135 boats in the Red Lake Fall Classic this past weekend!  They brought in almost nine pounds on day two with their four fish limit to follow up a stellar 14.32 lbs. on day one.  That 15th place finish even landed them on […]

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Big Pike Bite Continues

We saw some more incredible northern pike catches last week.  All of these fish were released. Rick’s 40″ fish. Steve’s 39″ fish. Travis took over the season lead on the catch and release board with this 44″ pike. Then he topped it with this massive 48″ fish.  This fish was very stressed when it reached […]

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Boat Name Champion – Captain Cosmo!

Congrats to John A. Jr. who suggested the winning boat name “Captain Cosmo”!  His name defeated MuskeLund 75%-25% in the final.  John will receive a $50 Cabela’s gift card.  We’ll also randomize the voter list and select one voter to receive a $25 gift card.  Thank you to everyone for your creative boat names and […]

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