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Snowmobile riders: Enjoy great conditions, leave booze at home.

2019.02.21    No Comments

February 21, 2019 DNR press release on Little Alan’s Law: Conditions for snowmobile riding in many parts of the state are as good as they’ve been in a long time, prompting what Department of Natural Resources conservation officers call the biggest number of riders in years to hit the state’s 22,000 miles of snowmobile trails. […]

Snowmobile and Ski Trail Conditions Report – 2.21.19

2019.02.21    No Comments

Forest Riders Snowmobile Club – 2/21/2019 ANOTHER 4+” inches fell yesterday; they were already getting stuck last weekend (pack a rope).  The guys will have finished grooming the system by tomorrow. Nevis Trailblazers –  2/21/2019 Keep it coming!! Last night the Nevis Area received 4-5 inches of snow. We have everything groomed and ready for the nice weather […]

Snowmobile and Ski Trail Conditions Report – 2.14.19

2019.02.14    No Comments

The Snowmobile and Ski Trail Conditions Report is a weekly round-up of winter trail conditions and outdoor events. Forest Riders Snowmobile Club – 2/11/2019 Guess What? Snow!  We are receiving another fluffy inch+ of snow today. Tentative grooming schedule (one machine is being worked on): Mon: Coon Lake to Holiday Corner down the East side […]

Snowmobile and Ski Trail Conditions – 2.7.2019

2019.02.07    No Comments

We got 6 inches of fluffy snow overnight and it’s still snowing.  It’s a winter wonderland out there!  We’ve said it before and it’s true again, this weekend should be fantastic for anything snow related. Forest Riders Snowmobile Club 2/7/2019 – This week we have received another 12+ inches of snow and it is still […]

Embrace the Bold North

2019.02.01    No Comments

After the Polar Vortex, February promises less talk about the weather and more doing outdoors. Who needs an excuse to head north with Valentine’s Day, a three-day weekend and some great special events coming up? The upside of subzero temps is thick ice and insurance on all the snow that’s fallen so far. And the […]

Fishing Derby Fishing Tips from Minnesota Fishing Guide Service’s

2019.01.31    No Comments

Fishing Derby Fishing Tips from Minnesota Fishing Guide Service’s Who doesn’t like a fun old fashioned fishing derby? With a little luck you’re driving away in a new truck.  Here are three simple tips that can help up the odds in a controlled fishing derby (pre-determined area with pre drilled holes). 1. Fish the outside […]

Winter Trail Conditions – 1.31.19

2019.01.31    No Comments

Your weekly round-up of snowmobile, ski and snowshoe trail conditions… Yes it’s cold but the groomers have still been out and running! Forest Riders Snowmobile Club – 1-31-19 – Even with the bitter cold temperatures the groomers have been out all week taking care of the trails (and will be out Friday too).  We received […]

Now is the time to plan your vacation in the Heartland Lakes.

2019.01.30    No Comments

Looking outside at the snow loaded pines, it’s hard to believe that in a few months spring will arrive and then summer all this wind chill will be a distant memory (at least until next winter hits and we do it all again). Before you know it, school will be out and family reunions and […]

Winter Trail Conditions – 1.24.19

2019.01.24    No Comments

Nevis Trailblazers – 1/22/2019 I am glad to announce that the Nevis area received a good 6 inches of much needed snow last night. What a good site to see and this winter is off to a great start. We had the groomer out running pretty much steady the last two days and things are […]

Minnesota Fishing Guide Service’s Fishing Report 1.23.19

2019.01.23    No Comments

Thick ice and good fishing can be found around the Park Rapids area! Crappie fishing has been good—with many of the lakes providing action all day long! Depth ranges can vary from 12-25ft depending on the lake that’s being fished.  Crappie minnows on a plain #6 hook under a bobber has been the ticket on […]


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