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 […]

Fishing Report 6/16/2023

  Mid June is definitely a peak period for fishing in the Park Rapids area. Walleye fishing has been excellent with fish most active in 15-18 ft. Nightcrawlers and leeches have been best. Northern pike have been quite active in those same depths as new weed growth emerges. Big fish have definitely been active. Bass […]

Fishing Report 6/9/2023

Do not miss out on Take a Kid Fishing Weekend, June 9th-11th. Here is Jason Durham to share all of his fishing tips and recommendations to make your fishing weekend a great success. For more information on local lakes or to schedule a fishing excursion, contact Jason Durham of Go Fish! Guide Service at 218-252-2278 […]

Fishing Report – June 1st, 2023

Follow the link below to hear fishing guide Jason Durham talk about all of the latest happenings in the fishing world. 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 Jason Durham’s Fishing Report

Fishing Report- May 22, 2023

    Last weekend’s 2023 walleye opener was a bit slow for anglers specifically chasing walleye in the Park Rapids area. However, for those willing to concentrate on other species, it was outstanding. What I have learned over the past week is is that the fish are very, very shallow. 1-8 feet has been the […]

MAY 2023 BLOG

  May 2023 A New Season Unfolds As May begins, windy days have removed the ice from most of our lakes, loons are returning, pairs of swans are nesting and soon fawns will arrive. The change of seasons remains part of what we love about living here and we invite you to share the Heartland […]

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