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How To Keep Your Minnows Alive

One of the best fishing baits to use is live minnows, as fish are drawn to the movement of live bait. However, they can be a little more difficult to use, as minnows need to be kept alive long enough to be used as bait and this requires some know-how. Before you get to the…
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What Visitors Say About The Paul Bunyan Trail

Trip advisor shows many reviews by people who have used the Paul Bunyan Trail. An old railroad track,  converted into the now well-known bike and hiking trail. The average review is 4 out of 5 and 5 out of 5 in favor of the trail. If your planing a trip to the Whitefish Area and…
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Loon Lovers

Loon’s are most vocal early in the morning and later in the evening as the sun starts to set. There is nothing like falling asleep to the sounds of the loon. Here is a wonderful site that includes common loon facts, loon habitat and tips for loon watching. Common Loon Facts & Trivia In winter,…
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Fun & Easy Campfire Desserts

Choco-Banana Melt Split whole banana length wise, add chocolate chips and small marshmallows to center of banana. Wrap with tip foil and place on hot coals until melted. Baked Apples With Granola Filling Core out an apple through the stem leaving a layer of apple on the bottom. Fill the hole with granola or crumbled…
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Pequot Lakes Block Party

The deals are biting in Pequot Lakes for opening fishing! Businesses are casting out shopping deals all day on Saturday, May 12th! Don't miss the boat for these keeper deals! To begin, pick up your Block Party Entry card at Lakes Latte. They'll be available by 9 a.m. Bring it to each participating store you…
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Walleye Fishing Tips

[caption id="attachment_6775" align="alignright" width="450"] Photo Courtesy of Pine Terrace Resort[/caption] Opening weekend is almost here. In a state where walleye is king, many Minnesota anglers think of it as the walleye opener. But in fact, May 12 is the season opener for many species on most Minnesota waters, including northern pike, bass and trout. Sunfish,…
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Fishing Trip – Freezing Your Catch

[caption id="attachment_6770" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo courtesy of Bay View Resort[/caption] Freezing Your Catch While On Vacation If you don’t plan to eat your fish in a day or two, you’ll want to freeze it. Most freezing methods work best if you quick freeze the fish first – place uncovered fish on a sheet of aluminum…
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Mountain Biking Etiquette

Most mountain biking takes place on trails that are shared with hikers, equestrians and other outdoor enthusiasts. Since 1988, the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) has offered the rules of the trail to promote responsible and courteous conduct on shared-use trails and to help everyone have enjoyable experiences. Think of these rules as a mountain biker’s addendum…
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Hiking With Kids – Make It A Day Trip

Hiking with kids can be a lot of fun. Starting kids hiking young is a great way to build their endurance and love for the outdoors, but you can start at any age. The Whitefish area is near many trails. A nice hike makes a good day trip from most resorts. Here are a few tips…
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New Ways To Enjoy S’Mores

Everyone loves to sit around the campfire with a bag of marshmallows, some Hershey’s Bars and Graham crackers! How many different s'more recipes have you tried? Here are a few of our favorites! Comment below with yours! 1)Use a Cookies N Cream bar instead of a plain Hershey bar 2)Try chocolate chip cookies or peanut…
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