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OK, so it’s not a very sexy subject, but for many of us here in the Northland, it’s the “off-season” or the “hard-water season.” The boat and trailer are either in storage somewhere or, if we’re lucky, stored in our own garage. It’s a great time to complete some maintenance on our boat trailer to help ensure it will be trouble free. Nothing will destroy a well-planned weekend of fishing faster than a blown wheel bearing. Unfortunately, I speak from experience. Every spring, I try to focus a day or two on maintaining my boat’s trailer. I’m probably a bit…
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I live in Minnesota, a state where we’re blessed with thousands of lakes, rivers and streams.  Most all of the bodies of water in our state offer spectacular fishing opportunities. Because we have so many lakes in Minnesota our rivers don’t get near the pressure that our lakes do.I spent many days as a youngster fishing the banks of the Grey Cloud backwaters on the Mississippi River. As kids, we’d fish for whatever was willing to bite, but mostly carp and white bass back then. The river didn’t support near the quality fish then that it does now. The Mississippi…
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