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#HuntFishTravel 149 – Minnesota – Ice Fishing Lake of the Woods

#HuntFishTravel 149 – Minnesota – Ice Fishing Lake of the Woods




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In this episode I’ve got Joe Henry from Lake of the Woods, Minnesota, we’re talking about how the visitor’s bureau has really separated themselves from the tourism pack, the incredible walleye and sauger opportunities, what you can expect from the resorts and fishing shanties, an igloo bar you can fish in, and why it’s such a unique place to go fishing. Continue reading #HuntFishTravel 149 – Minnesota – Ice Fishing Lake of the Woods

Dinosaur Hunting on Lake Winnebago

Wisconsin. A state steeped in outdoors heritage and tradition. Generations of hunters and fishermen have taken to the woods and the waters of this great state for many generations, but you would be hard pressed to find a tradition in the outdoors older than the Sturgeon spearing season on the Lake Winnebago chain.

Lake Winnebago is home to the largest self reproducing population of lake sturgeon in the world. These giants of the lake live for well over 100 years and reach sizes of over 200 pounds! Continue reading Dinosaur Hunting on Lake Winnebago

Tips for Identifying Safe Ice

While there really is no such thing as 100% safe ice, there are things you can do to be “safer” while out on the ice.  Many factors go into the volatile making of lake and river ice.  And just as many factors can cause it to become unsafe in the flash of an instant.  Heading out early or going late in the season can prove deadly and just isn’t worth the 3 crappies you might catch.

Whether you’re ice fishing, ice skating, snowmobiling or hiking, stay safe this winter while out on the ice with these 6 tips.
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Join Me For A Weekend of Sturgeon Spearing in 2017

February 10-12, 2017

Photos, a video and information on the 2017 HuntFishTravel Sturgeon Spearing outing you’re invited to, as well as the highlights from 2016.

The quest is for dinosaurs older than my grandparents on Lake Winnebago….the hunt for prehistoric behemoths that prowl the waters less than fifty miles from my home.

Join Me For A Weekend of Sturgeon Spearing in 2017 Shanty Town

These creatures fascinate me. Their history is rife with drama and science fiction; you can read how Wisconsin can justifiably claim them as the state’s most successful conservation effort here:

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Fishing for Redbelly Bream at O’leno State Park in High Springs, Florida

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Every now and then, I get the urge to get back to the basics. When life gets a little too complicated, I seek out the quiet in yon fields and forests graced in summer’s glorious hues of gold and green. Continue reading Fishing for Redbelly Bream at O’leno State Park in High Springs, Florida