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South Dakota Pheasant Hunting

My First Pheasant Hunting Adventure Hunters 1, pheasants 0. That was how I would sum up my first pheasant hunting adventure to the bird rich lands of central South Dakota. Maybe it isn’t quite that clear cut, but the hunting was good, as we got many shots and capitalized on
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Fishing Mille Lacs Lake on The October Full Moon

October Full Moon Mille Lacs Walleyes   This last weekend, I rented a house on Mille Lacs Lake with my Dad, brothers, and a couple of hometown friends. Our mission was to catch big walleyes and see how the musky action was. Ice cold temperatures and tight lips made it a cold
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The Fish of 10,000 Casts

  If you had to bet $100 on whether you would catch a musky before or after 10,000 casts, what would you pick? I bet most of you would say that you could catch a musky in less than 10,000 casts, I know I would. Sometimes the old toothy fish will test your patience and keep
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Kayaking the Mississippi And a Few Fish Too

  This saturday, my wife and I celebrated our anniversary by renting some kayaks from Clearwater Outfitters, a local outfitter in central Minnesota, and we had a great time. I had never kayaked before, and my wife hadn’t done it since she was a child. We opted for the
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Taking My 2 Year Old Bluegill Fishing

Labor Day Weekend Bluegill Fishing   I got the chance to go out fishing with my dad and my two year old son for some bluegill fishing to get him some fishing action before the summer came to an end. We headed to a small lake off the beaten path in northern Wisconsin where
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Leech Lake Muskies Towards the End of Summer

Last weekend I had the opportunity to spend another weekend at my wife’s grandparents cabin on Leech Lake, in Walker, MN (we made the trip last year in July). I have two small children, so I know my chances to get out fishing are limited. We got up to the cabin Thursday
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Looking Back at 3 Helpful Blog Posts

3 of My Previous Blog Posts to Help You   Below I have some links to 3 blog posts I made earlier this year. Each post gives you something you can add to your fishing arsenal to help you become a better, more versed fisherman. Navionics App for Your Smartphone This can be a
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Electronics Are Key for Summer Walleye Fishing

Fish Finders Are Key in the Summertime   As water temperatures are high, walleyes typically will head for deeper water, where it is cooler. Using your fish finder, drive and drive until you locate fish before you start fishing. The new spawn of baitfish are growing large
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Summertime Chores for Ice Fishing

Tune Up Your Ice Fishing Equipment in the Summertime Something I like to do during the summer is check out my ice fishing equipment. Particularly my flasher (Marcum LX-5) and my Strikemaster auger. More than just ‘checking them out’, I like to charge up the battery
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How To Measure a Fish When You Forget the Measuring Stick

Fishing Tip – Measure Fish Without A Measuring Stick   We’ve all been there before. You catch a big fish, look around for the measuring stick and all of the sudden it hits you, you forgot it at home. So how do you measure your great catch? How can you tell
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