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‘Tis The Season For Ticks, Sunscreen, And More

Last year was a record year for tick-borne disease in Minnesota. Find out what local counties are highest on the State list, why "slip, slop, and slap" is the way to go if you're going to be out in the sun, and what one nutritional supplement can lower your chances of heart disease.

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MN Take-A-Kid Fishing Weekend On Tap Next Month

The state's annual Take-A-Kid Fishing weekend is June 10-12. The aim is to encourage adults and kids to share an angling experience on the state's thousands of waterways.

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Lake Kabatogama
Lake Kabatogama (Creative Commons via Flickr user BierDoctor)
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Minnesota’s National Park Is Calling

Yes, we have the Boundary Waters, but Voyageur's National Park and Kabetogema Lake is one of those places you need to put in the "to do" list asap, so you can begin a family tradition. Opportunities abound in this wilderness destination that are second to none. I'm certainly not saying anything bad about the BWCWA, but there is a reason this area became a National Park.

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Jerry Carlson with Northern
Jerry Carlson
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In The Outdoors: Simple Tactics for Quality Northern

There are a lot of anglers that look at northern with disdain. They often refer to these fish with terms of endearment such as “slimers” or “snakes.” I have to admit, there have been times when small northern have pestered me to the point I feel the same. However, a good sized northern is quite a remarkable fish and very sporting to catch.

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Jerry Carlson
Jerry Carlson
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Where Are The Walleyes?

Jerry Carlson tells us where to look in the river, where to look online so we can find the right lakes, and he also explains how Minnesota's "Land and Legacy" amendment may get manipulated to benefit the 7-county metro area and leave us in the outstate out in the cold.

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Local Bait Shop Owner Talks Fishing Opener [AUDIO]

It might be less than ideal weather, but fisherman everywhere are gearing up for the first fishing weekend of the season.

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Jerry Carlson
Jerry Carlson
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In The Outdoors: Crankbaits and Swimbaits For Early Fishing

I am not exactly sure when I first started to realize that crankbaits and swimbaits are pretty good lures for early season game fish. What I do know is I never seem to use them often enough.

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Bob Hughes
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Cool Clear (and Clean) Water

The State's 10 largest walleye lakes test clean for PFC's in fish - New mercury data will be included in updated fish consumption guidelines in June, so says the Minnesota Department of Health.

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Bob caught a fish!
Bob caught a fish!
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The Countdown Has Begun to the Great Minnesota Fishing Opener

The 2011 Minnesota Fishing Opener is only 2 weeks away! Here's a list of great tips from Outdoors Editor Jerry Carlson to help you get ready.

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Jerry Carlson
Jerry Carlson
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In The Outdoors: Getting Bass To Bite

Set the Table, Serve Them Steel

It was one of those perfect mornings. The wind was calm, the temperature was cool but comfortable and the bass season was open. The table was set for a great da

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