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Weekly Ice Fishing & Snowmobile Report – February 12, 2014

2014.02.12    No Comments

Weekly Ice Fishing Report Submitted by Smokey Hills Outdoor Store Things are warming up and so is the fishing in the Park Rapids Area. Walleyes have been moving deeper and deeper and are being caught at depths up to 60 feet. This trend will continue until the sun has enough power to start eroding the […]

Weekly Ice Fishing & Snowmobile Report – February 5, 2014

2014.02.05    No Comments

Weekly Fishing Report Submitted by Smokey Hills Outdoor Store – February 4, 2013 The overnight temperatures still remain well below zero in the Park Rapids Area which makes for a cold morning commute out to the fish house, but the commute has been worth it. Those catching the largest quantity of walleye are fishing 22 […]

February 2014, Take heart – snow’s the word

2014.01.30    No Comments

What’s not to love about a bright February day when sunshine bounces off the snow so bright you can feel it and a breeze swirls snow silently in the pine boughs. The days are getting longer, the average temps are rising and hundreds of miles of snowmobile trails and cross country ski trails are groomed […]

Fishing and Trail Report – January 29, 2014

2014.01.29    No Comments

Weekly Fishing Report Submitted by Smokey Hills Outdoor Store on Tuesday, January 28 The Park Rapids Area fishery has been providing table fare in recent days for those willing to fight the cold temperatures. The walleye are moving slightly deeper with 21 to 24 feet of water being the key depths to set up shop. […]

Snowmobile Trail Report – January 23, 2014

2014.01.23    No Comments

Trail Report Submitted by Forest Riders Snowmobile Club The trail will be all groomed by Wednesday and are in great shape. There is a 7-9 inch base and we received another 6 inches on the 16th and we are expecting another 1-3 inches tonight. This is a good time to get out and see the […]

Fishing and Trail Report – January 14, 2013

2014.01.14    No Comments

Weekly Fishing Report Submitted by Smokey Hills Outdoor Store The ice conditions are great on the Park Rapids area lakes. Most lakes have at least 16″ of good ice; cars and trucks are driving out on many of them. The biggest walleyes are being caught early morning from 6am to 8am in 16 to 22 […]

Fishing and Trail Report – January 7, 2014

2014.01.09    No Comments

Weekly Fishing Report – 1.7.14 Submitted by Smokey Hills Outdoor Store Most of the slush and water on top of the ice is now frozen. Fish Hook Lake has good ice, the west side of the lake has ice as thick as 18” while the east side in front of the Assembly Grounds has around […]

January 2014, The New Year Begins With a Thick Blanket of Snow

2013.12.30    No Comments

The new year begins with a thick blanket of snow. It’s beautiful, layered on the branches of pines and covering the landscape as far as the eye can see. Snowmobilers have already hit the hundreds of miles of groomed trails through scenic forests and networked between destinations where there are places to pause for a […]

Park Rapids Lakes Area Weekly Fishing Report – 12/26/13

2013.12.27    No Comments

Smokey Hills Outdoor Store www.smokeyhillsoutdoorstore.com Slush and flooding are still a problem on most of the Park Rapids area lakes but there are many areas of good ice if you know where to go. Fish Hook Lake has the best ice in the area, the west end of the lake has an average of 11 […]

Nevis Trailblazers Trail Conditions, Dec 22, 2013

2013.12.24    No Comments

Nevis Trailblazers Snowmobile Trail Condition Reports for Hubbard County snowmobile trails connecting Park Rapids, Nevis, Huntersville, Walker, and Bemidji. Over the past two days we have had a fairly steady and light snowfall. Probably had about two inches of accumulation over this period. Had a lot of  snowmobile traffic over this last weekend which was […]


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