Fishing & Dining in Grand Rapids, MN

Fishing & Dining in Grand Rapids, MN

Mar 5, 2012

My travels took me to Grand Rapids, Minn. Crappie and perch obliged us with a red hot bite the first morning on Bowstring Lake. Then it was time for Steve Arbour’s on-the-ice chili and, later, a fish fry at The Gosh Dam Place that none of us will soon forget.

Pond Hopping – Ice Fishing Grand Rapids, MN

Pond Hopping – Ice Fishing Grand Rapids, MN

Feb 23, 2012

The great thing for Mike Pehanich’s Small Waters Fishing website is that the Grand Rapids, Minnesota, area has that perfect mix of marquee big waters like Pokegama, the Mississippi River, Winnibigoshish, and Turtle lakes, to name a few, but also has countless small waters that get minimal fishing pressure, despite outstanding populations of bass, walleye and other species.

Lipless crankbaits for ice anglers

Lipless crankbaits for ice anglers

Feb 18, 2012

Northland Fishing Tackle applied its proprietary “fish photo image” technology to its Live Forage Rippin’ Shad, a bait that draws big strikes even through the ice.