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Winter Trail Conditions – 1.17.19

2019.01.17    No Comments

Nevis Trailblazers 1/17/2019 – We continue to groom as the snow is getting thin but manageable. We have a full week of grooming this week and will be ready for the weekend. We could really use a snow to get things freshened up and in great shape. I am happy to say that the USXC […]

Minnesota Fishing Guide Service’s Fishing Report 1.15.19

2019.01.15    No Comments

Northern Pike fishing has been good throughout the Park Rapids area. Tip-ups rigged with #2 chartreuse hooks tipped with a Fun Dog hot dog—yes I said hot dog (hooked once sideways) suspended about 2-3 ft off the bottom in the 9-12ft depth range. Shiner minnows or Sucker Minnows will also catch the pike. A jigging […]

Take a Kid Ice Fishing Weekend

2019.01.14    No Comments

From the Minnesota DNR January 14 press release: Good news anglers!  This weekend is Take A Kid Ice Fishing Weekend.  This means residents can fish or spear fish for free when accompanied by a child age 15 or under. Catch some quality family time and plan a special ice fishing weekend. Learn about fishing basics, […]

Winter Trail Conditions – 1.10.19

2019.01.10    No Comments

Forest Riders Snowmobile Club 1/5/2019 – All of the Forest Riders trails are groomed and ready to go including Trail 23 in Itasca State Park! This year, the club is also grooming about 24 miles of the trail going south of the rest area on Highway 34 (located 3.5 miles west of Osage) down to Wolf […]

Winter Trail Conditions 1.3.19

2019.01.03    No Comments

Forest Riders Snowmobile Club Thursday, January 3, 2019 – The Forest Riders will have all trails groomed and ready to go by tomorrow afternoon. Yesterday they completed the new addition to Wolf Lake and Itasca was also completed. One of the groomers is heading to Park Rapids this afternoon so you can get out and enjoy […]

Minnesota Fishing Guide Service’s Fishing Report 1.2.19

2019.01.02    No Comments

Snow and good fishing can be found throughout the Park Rapids area. The Walleyes are in the spotlight this week.  The best fishing has been before noon or between 2 pm and dark—especially on the lakes with a little tinge to the water.  The best depths have been 11-25ft.  On the clearest lakes in the […]

It’s snow time.

2018.12.27    No Comments

The new year brings an abundance of snow to play in whether you want to snowmobile on hundreds of miles of groomed trails, cross-country ski, learn to navigate the woods on snowshoes or build a fort. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources updates snow and trail conditions in weekly reports posted after 2 p.m. every […]

Winter Trail Conditions 12.27.18

2018.12.27    No Comments

  Well, the snow is here. We got snow…we got lots of snow…. Making New Year’s extended weekend a great weekend to hit the trails.   KPRM Radio is reporting 7.5 inches of snow overnight and maybe another 6 inches in this storm through Friday morning.   The weather service out of Grand Forks predicts that […]

Winter Trail Conditions: Snow is on the way

2018.12.26    No Comments

Get ready, snow is blowing in this afternoon. Snow is on the way so be prepared.  The National Weather Service has issued a warning for the entire region, here’s the warning posted on their website: Major Winter Storm Will Affect the Region Snow will begin this afternoon, with 5 to 10 inches region-wide by Thursday […]

Minnesota Fishing Guide Service’s Fishing Report 12.20.18

2018.12.20    No Comments

It’s a great time for crappies! We have been hammering the crappies throughout the Park Rapids area with a ton of really nice fish being released for others to enjoy, keeping the healthy fish population this area is known for! Shallow weed beds in the 6 -13 ft depth for a good daytime bite and […]


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