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Where Whitefish Wildlife Gets the Help it Needs

[caption id="attachment_6699" align="aligncenter" width="600"] This is one of three bear cubs that recently came to Wild and Free, an animal rehabilitation center, after their mother was hit by a car and fatally injured. Photo via the Wild and Free Facebook page[/caption] Have you ever found an abandoned baby bird, or rabbit? With the abundance of…
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Fore! Tee off at the Ice Tee Open

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="659"] A shot of the Ice Tee Open in years past. Photo via the Camp Knutson website[/caption] This weekend the golf-themed events continue. After last weekend's Frozen Fore, this weekend you can keep on swinging with the Ice Tee Open on Moonlite Bay. Who says that golf isn't a year-round sport?! The…
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Ride on! Trail conditions update on the Whitefish Chain

[caption id="attachment_6513" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Whether you snowshoe, ski or snowmobile, the trails in the Whitefish Area are looking good. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] Trails are looking good around the Whitefish chain for snowmobiling, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Snowmobiling: Update for 3-7-18 — We received another 12″ of snow this week bringing our 10 day total…
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Whitefish Chain of Lakes

The chain of 14 lakes is located in North Central Minnesota and winds it’s way through Pine River, Jenkins, Pequot Lakes and Crosslake. Local residents and visitors enjoy incredible fishing, beautiful family resorts, golf, and quaint shops and restaurants. Find Lake maps, lake details and locations. Key Takeaways: The Whitefish Chain includes the following 14…
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Fishing The Whitefish Chain

Article by: Northland Fishing Tackle An in-depth article on Fishing the Whitefish Chain of Lakes. Tony Roach, owner of Roach's Guide Services leaves nothing out in this great how-to fish the chain. Including tips on tackle, hot spots and more. Key Takeaways: Winter fishing warnings How and where to fish lake trout Where to fish…
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Fast Fun at the Ice Car Races

[caption id="attachment_6451" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Photo courtesy of the Crosslake Ice Racing Facebook page[/caption] If you're looking for a great spectator sport for the weekend, head over to Big Pine Lake each Saturday in January and February. There you can watch as ice cars battle it out to be the fastest to round corners and cross…
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FREE Ice Skating all around the Whitefish Chain!

Among the many family activities available around the Whitefish Chain is ice skating, and there are several rinks to choose from. Each of them is free to use, and two even offer free skate rental! All these rinks are open and ready for skating! [caption id="attachment_6440" align="alignnone" width="420"] Pine River's ice rink. Photo courtesy of…
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Enjoy the lakes safely this winter

Here on the Whitefish Chain we want everyone- whether resident, friend or visitor- to make the most of the outdoor playground nature has to offer. And to have the most fun out on the ice, it's important to always keep in mind ice safety. The Minnesota DNR stresses that the ice is never 100 percent…
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Holiday at the Dam, Cookie Walk and more on tap this weekend

[caption id="attachment_6349" align="alignnone" width="450"] Last year's light display at the Cross Lake Corps of Engineers Recreation Area. Each year the display seems to become more beautiful. Photo via the Light Up the Dam Facebook Page.[/caption] This Saturday, Dec. 2, will kick off a season of holiday fun on the Whitefish Chain of Lakes. That day,…
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Evergreens of the Whitefish Chain

They're the trees that give us color all through the year- evergreens. And though they may all look the same at first glance, these trees are unique, interesting, and fun to identify. We've listed a few here to get you started for your next nature hike or walk in the woods. White Pine White pines…
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