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Snowmobile and Ski Trail Conditions Report – 3.7.19

2019.03.07    No Comments

A weekly round up of snowmobile and ski trail conditions. Forest Riders – 3/7/19 Co. 89 ditches, trail #24 and Co. 4 ditches to Park Rapids got done today. – 3/6/19 – Mitch finished trail #9 & #14 (Two Inlets to the Prairie). Snow – 6-8 inches & nice temperatures in the forecast for this weekend! Grooming […]

Fish-house Removal Deadlines are Coming Up

2019.02.28    No Comments

From a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources news release: The first deadline for anglers to remove their fish houses from inland waters is the end of the day Monday, March 4, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The agency urges anglers who haven’t yet removed their shelters to make plans now to ensure […]

Snowmobile and Ski Trail Conditions Report – 2.28.19

2019.02.28    No Comments

Soaring Eagle Ski Trails – 2/21/2019 Excellent conditions continue at Soaring Eagle, as the groomers have been working hard to keep up with all the snow! We had another 4″ Wednesday, and skate lanes were done Thursday. The classic tracks were left with fluffy snow, but we broke trail and several others followed in the afternoon, […]

Minnesota Fishing Guide Service’s Fishing Report 2.28.19

2019.02.28    No Comments

Wow has the travel on the ice become difficult.  However, the fishing is great if you can get out there. Late ice fishing patterns are starting as the panfish are beginning to gather near potential spawning areas. With that said concentrate on the drop off near shallow spawning bays usually not too far from shore. […]

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 […]

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