Jason is here to share all of his great fishing tips to help make your holiday weekend fishing excursion a huge success. FOR INFORMATION ON LOCAL LAKES OR TO SCHEDULE A FISHING EXCURSION, CONTACT JASON DURHAM OF GO FISH! GUIDE SERVICE AT 218-252-2278 OR VISIT GO-FISH-GUIDES.COM   Park Rapids Lakes Area Memorial Day Fishing […]

Must-See Art and Music in Park Rapids!

Must-See Art & Music in Park Rapids Long known for its outdoor recreation and pristine waters, the Heartland Lakes area has a vibrant arts scene that’s been garnering more and more attention in recent years. Here are a few hot spots for residents and visitors alike. The Armory Arts and Events Center The Armory Arts […]

FISHING IS HEATING UP!

    Fishing in the Park Rapids is heating up! Surface temperatures are rising and so are angler’s expectations. Most lakes do not have docks or porta-jons installed yet, but that will happen over the next few weeks. Since anglers can only target panfish right now, the key is finding small bays, sometimes only large […]

A Taste of the Heartland Lakes

From hometown cafes to fine dining and java to vino, the dining scene in the Heartland Lakes offers a variety of cuisines and experiences. Consider this “menu” of possibilities as a starting point and be ready to be delighted. Necce’s Ristorante From its luxurious atmosphere to its fresh and authentic menu, Necce’s Ristorante is a […]

Fishing Report 1/26/2024

Ice conditions in the Park Rapids area are favorable for fishing, but anglers should proceed cautiously given the unique season Mother Nature has presented.  Most lakes have 12-14” of ice and vehicles are beginning to venture out on many lakes. However, visitors should diligently check conditions. Bringing along safety equipment is always best practice.  Walleye […]

October 2023 Blog

October 2023  Fall’s expiration date hasn’t been stamped yet With no frost yet fall colors are still peaking and driving country roads and trails brings glorious views at every turn. If you still have access to a boat, canoe or kayak, you’ll find the same beauty from the water. Most cornfields haven’t been harvested and […]

Labor Day Weekend 2023 Fishing Report

Happy Labor Day 2023 Fishing Report. Here is Jason Durham with this weeks fishing report. Have a wonderful and safe Labor Day Weekend! Watch here! FOR INFORMATION ON LOCAL LAKES OR TO SCHEDULE A FISHING EXCURSION, CONTACT JASON DURHAM OF GO FISH! GUIDE SERVICE AT 218-252-2278 OR VISIT GO-FISH-GUIDES.COM

September 2023 Blog

FALL, GLORIOUS FALL The fall harvest is underway in the woods as squirrels gather acorns and shred pine cones to lay away food for the winter, gardeners gather their produce and farm fields yield potatoes, beans and corn. The northern landscape will soon advance into breathtaking fall colors so take them in on a drive, […]

Immerse yourself in local cultures

August 2023 Immerse yourself in local cultures Heartland Lakes area communities celebrate their heritage and culture on weekends throughout August. Dip your toes in some new experiences during your stay at the lake. Shop local like crazy during Park Rapids Crazy Days Friday, Aug. 4 and Saturday, Aug. 5 with sales inside and outside participating […]

4th of July Parade 2023

  And the winner is…     Another successful 4th of July Parade! Despite the rainy weather and cool temps, hundreds of spectators braved the conditions for one of our longest parades yet. With over 90 parade entries, the lineup stretched almost 2 miles long!   The procession began with the American Legion Riders, and […]

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