Good morning and Merry Christmas to you and your families.The weather has been on a little bit of a roller coaster ride this fall (winter actually begins tomorrow). As far as the ice conditions, they are pretty darn good! I was on Gull Lake the night before last (12/18) and we had about 12 inches…

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This starts the best time of year for fishing in the Brainerd Lakes Area, that is not just my opinion. Of course catching fish is still not automatic, but it gets pretty close as we move on through September. I was last out on Gull last Friday with Dave Copham and his buddies Rick and…

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Welcome anglers summer has finally arrived. Fishing has picked up with the warming water. Walleyes are biting with lots of pike and bass mixed in. I’ve also been catching some nice panfish. The streams are still flowing hard with all the rain so trout fishing has been slow. The trout lakes have been good with…

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I’d like to welcome everyone to spring. It’s finally here. The trees and plants are blooming the water is warming and we are for good times on the water. The walleye fishing is still a little slow but there are still a lot of bass and pike mixed in to keep the poles bent. The…

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Welcome fishermen to the 2014 open water season!!!. What a great opener. We had some of the best weather I can remember for the walleye opener. We had the governors opener here in the Brainerd area and had a chance to spend two days educating local youths (4th graders) on fishing related subjects. We had…

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Hello from the epicenter of fresh water fishing!! The excitement is starting to rise to the surface as we get closer to the 2014 Minnesota Fishing Opener. Those toothy critters (walleyes and northerns) are going to be fair game once again starting at midnight on the 10th of May (Saturday). Our guides are in semi-scramble…

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Good morning! It doesn’t look like spring is too excited to arrive, the Robin’s are going to hurt their beaks if they come back now. I just returned from Manitoba, where we were filming an episode of “We Love It! Outdoors” on Lake Winnipeg. Giant walleye’s were our target and we accomplished our goal. It…

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Welcome fishermen. We are enjoying a real old fashion winter with great snow and ice conditions. The fishing has been great for panfish and perch. The pike are starting to feed good as they are getting ready for the spring spawn. Walleyes have been a little on the slow side they seem to be affected…

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Good, cold morning to you! No school here in the Brainerd, MN district today, it’s 40 something below zero. I am guessing it is warmer where you are (or maybe not). The Extravaganza was here and is now gone and we will have to wait for the silver anniversary to get on that leader board!…

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