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Jerry Carlson 8313: Countless walleyes fall to the classic live bait rig every year.
Jerry Carlson 8313: Countless walleyes fall to the classic live bait rig every year.
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Tweaking the Classic Live Bait Rig

Tweaking the Classic Live Bait Rig

Sometimes I get the feeling that the angling world is moving in a direction of extreme sophistication and technical fishing...

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Jerry Carlson
Jerry Carlson
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Rainy Lake: A Summer Walleye Destination

Rainy Lake: A Summer Walleye Destination

Our annual trips to Island View Lodge on Rainy Lake started about ten years. Our group of anglers was tired of the border hassles we encountered when traveling into Canada, yet we were still hopeful of finding a Canadian type of fishing adventure...

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Jerry Carlson
Jerry Carlson
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In Search of New Water

It was with a leap of blind faith that long time fishing partner, Charlie Simkins and I headed towards Northern Minnesota on an ice fishing adventure.

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Jerry Carlson
Jerry Carlson
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Early Ice: A Quiet and Productive Time of the Year

Early Ice: A Quiet and Productive Time of the Year

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Roger Lydeen and Brian Corrigan show the geese they harvested while hunting a grass field.
Roger Lydeen and Brian Corrigan show the geese they harvested while hunting a grass field.
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Capitalizing on Lessons Learned

Capitalizing on Lessons Learned

As I began the process of preparing for another Canada goose hunting season, I couldn’t help but reflect on some of the hunts I participated in last year...

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Photo: Minnesota DNR
Photo: Minnesota DNR
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You Can Vote For a New Minnesota License Plate

Three finalists for a new Minnesota license plate were revealed on Monday - and you get to pick your favorite.

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Crappies do not have to be the forgotten summer fish if anglers follow a simple procedure for finding them.
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Don’t Forget those Summer Crappies

Don’t Forget those Summer Crappies

Summer is a busy time in the fishing world. There are many choices a person can make when it comes to targeting fish species...

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Marco Garcia, Getty Images
Marco Garcia, Getty Images
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Lifeguards in High Demand for St. Cloud This Summer

Many cities across Minnesota are dealing with a shortage of lifeguards, in part due to the growing economy and fewer younger workers looking for a summer job. St. Cloud Parks and Recreation Director Scott Zlotnik says lifeguards are in high demand for their wading pools, which open next month.

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Jerry Carlson
Jerry Carlson
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Early Spring Snow Geese and Maybe More

 

For those of us that are waterfowl junkies, we look for every opportunity to partake in our passion. For many, the spring snow goose migration is a way of extending the goose hunting forays into another season.

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Jerry Carlson/By pouring a little water on smooth ice and placing the transducer in the water, suspended fish can be located without ever drilling a hole.
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Love Those Winter Panfish

When it comes to ice fishing, I am definitely someone that thrives on panfish. Crappies and sunnies have a way of keeping me entertained through the entire frozen water period.

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