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               Buffalo MN 55313
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Outdoor Adventures

Canadian geese in the fields are being shot and duck numbers have thinned out. During the second weekend of deer hunting, bucks were much more active, and although it seemed like hunter numbers were lower, there was still many success stories. Most area lakes remained wide open, with the exception...
Birds flittering around the neighborhood are a common sight during spring and summer, and these welcome guests can be enjoyable to observe as they nest, feed and interact. When the weather cools in fall and winter, many birds seek out warmer climates, but a good number of these feathered friends...
Waterfowl hunters continue to shoot divers on big water and there are plenty of geese over fields. Fishing activity has not been the best as of late. Most groups seem to be pretty happy with the number of deer they’ve been seeing this season. There is a fine mixture of bucks and antlerless deer...
The right gear makes all the difference when spending time in the great outdoors. Outdoorsmen spend billions of dollars every year on gear, and that spending reflects outdoor enthusiasts of all experience levels. According to the Outdoor Industry Association, fully engaged outdoors enthusiasts were...
Using a jig and minnows has worked to catch walleyes on Clearwater Lake in 12-18 ft. or Lake Sylvia in 15- 20 ft. Most of the ice that had started should be gone this weekend. Mallards and geese are most abundant, however, a few ringbills and other divers remain. Little Jim's Bait (320) 274-5297
With the exception of some pond and shoreline ice, you should be able to get out on any lake this weekend. Archery hunters are starting to see more deer activity, but pheasant reports have been light. Waterfowl hunters are having more success. They are seeing more divers, along with a strong push...
Daylight saving time comes to an end each fall, at a time when the hours of available sunlight already are beginning to decline. Some people are more accustomed to darkness than others. Norwegians, Swedes and people living in Alaska and the upper reaches of Canada near or above the Arctic Circle...
It begins to look a lot like Christmas when twinkling lights brighten up homes inside and out. Few things liven up the season more than holiday decorations, particularly clear and colored lights. Prior to taking out the lights, ladder and thermos of coffee to get you through the job, it's important...
Diehard anglers are continuing to catch walleyes on Sugar Lake in 15-25 feet and Clearwater Lake in 10-15 feet of water. They are using minnows. There has been some success for duck hunters lately as well. They are seeing geese, mallards, wood ducks, and a few green-wing teal that have been moving...
Upon the arrival of cold weather, people tend to move indoors and limit their time spent in the elements. For those who live in places where there are restrictions placed on indoor entertaining and gatherings, it may be challenging to find ways to spend time safely together as temperatures drop....


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