Minnesota Fun in the great outdoors!
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               Outdoor Adventures
               C/O The Drummer
               PO Box 159
               Buffalo MN 55313
 
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Outdoor Adventures

Summer weather draws many people outside. Warm air and sunshine can be hard to resist, even when temperatures rise to potentially dangerous levels. Sunburn may be the first thing that comes to mind when people think of spending too much time soaking up summer sun. But while sunburn is a significant...
Backyard pools provide families with ample opportunities for recreation. It's easy to be distracted by all the fun when swimming in a backyard pool, but it is crucial that homeowners take steps to ensure everyone is safe when spending time in the pool. Establish a barrier The Consumer Product...
Crappies are most active on the 12- to 15-foot weedlines each evening at Clearwater, Indian Lake, Lake John, and Maple Lake. Bass and pike are active on the weedlines of most lakes, while sunfish have moved to the weed edges on most lakes as well. Spinners with crawlers or leeches are producing...
Kayaking is a fun way to spend an afternoon, particularly in summertime. If smiles on the faces of kayakers aren't enough to convince you just how fun this sport can be, perhaps statistics can convince you how enjoyable it is to paddle away in a kayak. According to the Physical Activity Council,...
Look for crappies along the 12-15 ft. weedlines of Maple Lake, Indian Lake, Lake John, and Clearwater. Largemouth bass remain in the shallows and northern pike are located near weedline-related areas on most lakes. Crawlers and leeches are catching a few walleyes in 18-26 ft. on Big Swan Lake,...
Recreational activities entice people to embrace the great outdoors, particularly in summer. Stand-up paddling is one such activity that has become more popular in recent years. Recent research from the Physical Activity Council, a collective effort on the part of eight leading trade associations...
Warm weather means more opportunities to spend time outdoors while at home. Whether your favorite form of outdoor recreation includes sitting on the patio reading or digging in the garden, there's a good chance that you will be sharing the space with local wildlife. Optimizing opportunities to view...
For nature lovers, perhaps nothing is more enjoyable than packing up the camping gear, traveling to a favorite campsite and getting away from it all while sleeping under the stars. Such an experience can be transformative, turning first-time campers into lifelong enthusiasts. The opportunity to...
Riding a bicycle is not only a great way to help the planet by reducing vehicle emissions, but it's also an ideal physical activity. According to Harvard University, biking at a moderate speed of 12 to 13.9 miles per hour will cause a 155-pound person to burn 298 calories in 30 minutes. At a faster...
Staycations have grown in popularity in recent years. A 2018 poll from YouGov Omnibus found that 53 percent of the more than 100,000 participants had taken a staycation at some point, proving that forgoing traditional vacations for relaxing respites in the comfort of home is a wildly popular trend...

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