Pre-Spawn Crappie

North Country Crappies: Spring Spawning Transition

May 18, 2020
By Pros4- 1Source As the Spring progresses through unseasonably cold weather this year the crappie in the North have begun the transition to spawn and reversed back out to deeper water a couple…
Rainy River Sturgeon by Rainy River Sturgeon

How To Catch a Sturgeon

April 17, 2015
by Joe Henry      Lake sturgeon fishing is starting to become more and more popular, and for good reason.  The fish are plentiful in the Rainy River, they eat a lot and can be caught with consistency…
Rainy River Walleyes by Rainy River Walleyes

Rainy River Walleyes

October 23, 2013
Late Fall on the borders of Minnesota and Ontario out of Baudette Minnesota means one thing for the serious angler...Rainy River Walleyes! The river runs along the border, and divides the State of…
News & Tips: Buck Scrapes Turn Hot 10 Days Prior To Peak Rut...

Buck Scrapes Turn Hot 10 Days Prior To Peak Rut

September 3, 2013
Article by Scott Bestul.Scouting a scenic Minne­sota valley bottom, I stumbled on a series of scrapes so fresh, I smelled the dank earth before I spotted the sign itself. I quickly set up a stand for…
News & Tips: The New Elk Herds of the American East...

The New Elk Herds of the American East

August 19, 2013
by John Paul Morris A gunshot on September 1st, 1877 silenced the bugling of the last Eastern elk in the world, and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service declared the sub-species extinct in…

Private Land Conservation Programs

May 24, 2013
Steven discusses the importance of private lands conservation programs in the Farm Bill and their role in ensuring hunting and fishing opportunities in the Driftless Area of Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois…