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October 2016 – Pick from all there is to do outdoors in October

2016.10.10    No Comments

Fall colors still await visitors with patches of gold, red, crimson and orange against a backdrop of green. Geese and ducks are migrating and often pristine white trumpeter swans can be seen in pairs on lakes and rivers. The fall harvest is well underway with fields of corn, beans, sunflowers and potatoes waiting to be […]

Winter Activities in Northern Minnesota

2016.10.03    No Comments

Now that fall is upon us it is time to get excited about the changing leaves, the crisp smells in the air and the excitement that comes next: Minnesota winters. Many people shudder at the thought of below-zero temperatures, but Minnesotans relish it.   Whether it brings the thrill of the catch in a fish […]

Minnesota Fishing Guide Service – 9.28.16

2016.09.28    No Comments

Water temps in the Park Rapids area have been hanging around the high 50s. The Crappie bite has been steadily getting better day by day and is not uncommon to go out and catch limits of nice 12 inch sized crappies now. Look for them in the 20 foot depth range using a jig head […]

Minnesota Fishing Guide Report – 9.7.2016

2016.09.09    No Comments

The late summer early fall action is really going good in the Park Rapids area. Walleyes are schooling heavily on Steep breaks  near deep water anywhere from 20 to 40 feet deep.   A nightcrawler or a minnow has been working well within 2 feet of the bottom. Crappies are also schooling heavily on deeper mud […]

September 2016 – Fall has everything to love

2016.09.07    No Comments

What do contests, hikes, bike rides, art, the pumpkin patch and a Color Dash have in common? September. You can find plenty of reasons to leave home and enjoy early fall here. End your summer with a bash at the Nimrod Labor Day Bull Bash Sept. 2-4. Meech Bucking Bulls brings the 14th Annual Labor […]

Minnesota Fishing Guide Report – 8.24.16

2016.08.30    No Comments

What another great week for fishing in the Park Rapids area. This week there was a big uptick in the smallmouth bass action on all the lakes in the area with the smallmouth bass in them. The fall equinox is upon us and causing the fish to school up more heavily and become more aggressive […]

Minnesota Fishing Guide Report – 8/16/16

2016.08.16    No Comments

Walleyes are starting to act like fall fish. The fall equinox is triggering heavy schooling if walleyes in the 25-40-foot range. Look for steep breaks near deep mid lake holes. Maintain summer presentations including crawlers and Minnows on jigs and live bait rigs. Crappies are still on weed lines but will be moving out to […]

Smokey Hills Fishing Report – 8/14/16

2016.08.16    No Comments

Walleye – Find the deep weed edge and move fast! Walleye are active this time of year and can be caught trolling with any number of Rapalas. Ask Josh at the store to point out some hotspots on your local lake. Northern Pike- The big pike are hanging pretty deep from 15 to 30 feet of water. Use […]

Minnesota Guide Services Report – 8/10/2016

2016.08.11    No Comments

What a nice hot week in the Park Rapids area and the fishing was hot as well multiple good catches of eating size walleyes came into the boat throughout the week along with a couple of real big ones. There seems to be a shallow water pattern right now In some of the larger lakes […]

Minnesota Guide Services Report – 8/4/16

2016.08.04    No Comments

Fishing in the Park Rapids area is remaining strong especially with the walleye fishing. Depth ranges include 12 to 40 feet with a good average of 15. Nightcrawlers and leeches have been the best bait and will also help you catch bonus bluegills and bass. For bass work spinner baits through the bullrush beds at […]

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