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We Quit Hanging Packs in 1999

At 12:15, July 4, 1999 disaster struck.  Straight line winds hit our area and obliterated most of our neighbors.  It just missed us by about a 1/4 mile.   1,572 more words

BWCA Gear

Life Overview

It’s been awhile since our last post. There could be many reasons for that, but why elaborate?

It’s been a slow transition, as we adjust to our new home and get into the groove of things. 457 more words

Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes are insects belonging to the fly family. Like all true flies, they have two wings. There are over 3500 species of mosquitoes, of which about 175 of them are found in the United States. 1,147 more words

NEW CATCH-AND-RELEASE BASS SEASON OPENS MAY 9th:

Catch that? Bass fishing opportunities expand this year 

Anglers get more bass fishing opportunities this year starting on the traditional Saturday, May 9, walleye and northern pike fishing opener. 461 more words

DNR

Man in his 20s dies after falling ill while hiking in the Boundary Waters

A man in his 20s has died while hiking in Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, officials have confirmed.

KSTP reports that the 27-year-old man had been backpacking the Devil’s Cascade/Sioux Hustler Hiking Trail with two friends when he was taken ill and was unable to continue. 187 more words

News

Great Lake Trout Lure for Boundary Waters Fishing

Man, somebody hand me a paper towel.  I started thinking about catching spring (May, June) lakers in the Boundary Waters and started drooling at the thought of fresh, fried laker fillets on an open fire.   861 more words

Fishing Tackle

Save the Boundary Waters - By Using It!

It’s no secret that in just the last two years,  BWCA canoe trips and use are in rapid decline.  I could see it in the parking lots of the entry points.   1,863 more words

Boundary Waters