STAFF BLOG NORTHLAND OUTDOORS Young swimmers report biting fish at Indiana lake
The good news is that the fish are really biting at Hardy Lake near Scottsburg in southern Indiana. The bad news is they're chomping the little kids swimming in the roped-off recreation area there. Wh... Posted on 6/4/10 at 1:48 AM
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND it's not just 'sea weed'
Your boat, trailer, jet ski, live wells and anything that goes into and comes back out of the waterway's just might be moving the next zebra mussels. And while I understand nobody would intentionally ... Posted on 5/27/10 at 5:15 AM
In the end, it was a race against the ice. For nearly 7,500 miles, Daniel Alvarez had paddled his kayak, and now he couldn’t feel his hands and his feet. He labored up the western shore of Lake of the Woods, willing himself to go on, stopping to run on empty beaches to drive feeling back into his extremities.
Planning the trip to Montana had started months earlier in the dead of a North Dakota winter. While sitting at the fly-tying vise, I pondered what it would be like crossing the Continental Divide in my old 1956 Cessna 180 en route to some of the best rainbow trout rivers in the world. The flight itself would be an adventure, the fishing for rainbows and browns on the Missouri River, a lifetime experience.
Grand Rapids-based UPM Blandin has announced restrictions on the use of ATV/OHVs on its lands effective this fall. ATV/OHV use will be allowed only on roads that are built and maintained by Blandin and only on trails that are marked with “Open” signs. All other trails and cross-country travel are closed to motorized access. Using ATVs to go cross-country for any reason, including accessing and putting up hunting stands, retrieving game or trapping is not allowed.
The National Parks Conservation Association, with support from Nature Valley granola bars, is joining the Rainy Lake Sportfishing Club to plant trees along the Rat Root River in an effort to improve habitat for walleyes.
Brian Weiss didn’t grow up in a camping family; neither did his wife, Richel.
But they learned as they went. That didn’t change when kids came along. Daughters Miranda, 14, and Mikayla, 11, are veteran campers, and youngest daughter Megan, 3, is well on her way.
Alaskan weather finally allowed Grand Marais adventurer Lonnie Dupre to fly onto Mount McKinley on Tuesday to begin his third attempt to climb North America’s highest mountain solo in the dead of winter.
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