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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

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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

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Countdown to the BWCA ~ Part 5

Seriously – I’m posting part 5 today! It seems as though I was just at the local library picking up a copy of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Western Region book almost as a joke to see what the big fuss was about the BWCA, and now just 8 months later I am dreaming wildly of my first paddle stroke into the wild. 430 more words



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As this year’s ice fishing season comes to a close, I thought I would share with you my most memorable ice fishing trip of the season.  1,393 more words


"Mining the Energy of the MN Boys' State Hockey Tourney": A Message from PolyMet

By JT Haines — March 4, 2015

As readers of this site know, I have taken issue with PolyMet’s advertising at the Minnesota State HS Hockey tournaments, and have been promoting the hashtag #BenchPolyMet for use on social media during the tournaments for further public discourse on the matter. 388 more words


Countdown to the BWCA ~ Part 4

Well February just went SCREAMING by! Maybe because there were only 28 days in the month – but really – screaming by!

In the past month we did a lot of research on bwca.com (my favorite website) and purchased a LOT of BIG items. 575 more words


How to Travel the Boundary Waters

Start off by planning your route and obtaining a permit. Then secure the maps. Searching stores frantically for the one you’re missing, rather than knowing which one you need and being able to ask for it, is an integral step. 268 more words