Traveling Angler – Bass Lake

Traveling Angler – Bass Lake

Feb 1, 2013

Honest-to-goodness “bull” bluegill inhabit many of waters near Grand Rapids, Minnesota. Bass Lake is one of several marquee panfish lakes that almost guarantee a return of platter-sized ‘gills.

Traveling Angler – Mille Lacs Lake

Traveling Angler – Mille Lacs Lake

Oct 1, 2012

Nature turned bold and brilliant and bald eagles soared overhead to signal the fall smallmouth and walleye bite at Mille Lacs Lake. New boats, new baits, and new techniques took center stage.

Pond Hopping – Lake Barkley catfish

Pond Hopping – Lake Barkley catfish

Sep 30, 2012

We teamed up with Lyon County Judge Executive Wade White on Lake Barkley for an afternoon of “jug fishin’ with the judge” and one of the most entertaining and productive catfish outing I’ve ever engaged in!

Traveling Angler – Grand Rapids, MN, Summer

Traveling Angler – Grand Rapids, MN, Summer

Aug 10, 2012

“We are a gateway and hub to so many fabulous waters,” said Tom Neustrom of Grand Rapids, Minnesota. “Our fisheries managers area are the most aggressive stockers of walleye in the state. We have great smallmouth fishing…

Traveling Angler – Women on Winnie

Traveling Angler – Women on Winnie

Jul 25, 2012

That “Women on Winnie” had taken place at all was historically significant and even a moral victory for the Grand Rapids region, given the devastating July 2 storm that had damaged homes, knocked out electrical power for most of the area, and downed countless trees.

Pond Hop – Grand Rapids, MN, 4th July

Pond Hop – Grand Rapids, MN, 4th July

Jun 15, 2012

“We’re having three bands for our Fourth of July celebration,” Clafton told me as we worked over the Harbor Grand’s Pig-Out Platter with Southwood Resort owners Larry and Patti Becker. The platter delivers a sampling of three smoked meats from the Legendary Barbecue Classic Platter