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Outdoor Adventures

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...
FISH ARE BITING! Panfish and sunfish on most lakes, in the shallows. Bass are biting on spawning beds. Northerns are located on weedlines, biting on sucker minnows or shallow-running crank baits. Walleye are biting on Clearwater Lake, Buffalo Lake & Big Swan Lake. Little Jim's Bait (320) 274-...
Boating is a recreational activity enjoyed by thousands of people. Spring and summer are prime times of year for boating, though people who live in temperate climates may be able to enjoy boating all year long. Everyone who takes to the water, novices and experienced boaters included, should be...
Note: While there is not an official common name for the subject of this article, this insect is commonly called Asian giant hornet. However, because names matter and influence people, this article will generally avoid using this name. You may have heard recent news about “murder hornets” arriving...
Sunnies and crappies are biting on leeches and crappie minnows on all lakes, in the shallow bay areas, in about 10 feet or water or less. Some hooks that are working are Flu Flu and Mimic. Minnow leeches by Northland and plastic Stike King lures are working too. Little Jim's Bait (320) 274-5297
The ice has been out for more than a week and anglers were starting to pluck around for crappies. Success was limited even through the nice weather last week and fishing pressure has diminished since the cold weather arrived. With better weather expected to return this weekend, start looking to...


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