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Park Rapids Lakes Area Fishing Report

Submitted by Smokey Hills Outdoor Store – 1/30/2015 Fishermen are putting on extra layers of clothing as the temperatures are falling like a brick. The cold front will trigger the area walleyes to start feeding again as we enter the month of February. Set up shop on frozen water as shallow as 6 feet next […]

February 2015 – Heartwarming days ahead

With Valentine’s Day and a three-day weekend on February’s calendar, a winter getaway to our beautiful north woods may be the way to win your Valentine’s heart for the first time or all over again. The Polar Vortex is last year’s news. The days grow longer and the quiet, frozen lakes invite wildlife viewing. Eagles […]

Park Rapids Area Fishing & Ice Report Submitted by Smokey  Outdoor Store – 12/27/14 Ice conditions are improving by the minute on the Park Rapids area lakes. The ten day forecast predicts below zero overnight temperatures which will add thickness to the ice and make the fish more active. The majority of Fish Hook Lake […]

Park Rapids Area Fishing & Ice Report Submitted by Smokey Hills Outdoor Store, 12/18/14 The Northwest winds have finally sent the fog migrating south with the birds; as temperatures are now on par with a regular mid-December Minnesota winter. We are back on track and making ice by the minute. The “hard water” conditions were […]

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