Paul Bunyan Country Outdoors

Paul Bunyan Country Outdoors features discussion of all things outdoors in the True North. With thousands of lakes and thousands of acres of forest, Paul Bunyan Country is home to some of the best fishing and hunting in North America and you'll hear from the some of the nation's best guides and anglers.

THE BEAR NECESSITIES: Matt Breuer of NorthCount...
Matt has been baiting bear and now it's time to hunt. We get the details, plus discuss all the other critters he'll be going after in the next few months. Oh, and yes, he did catch alot of fish this year too.
22 min
BRUCE IS BACK: Bruce Jean Checks In After A Buc...
Bruce Jean hit the road for a bucket list trip north of the border and we get the details. Plus, hot walleye action on cold Rainy Lake days, a BIG muskie catch AND of course a Fast (er Than Usual) Five
28 min
GUSSY RECAP: Jeff Gustafson Started The Year Wi...
Jeff Gustafson started 2023 winning the Bassmaster Classic, Canada's first ever Bassmaster title. After that, it was the 2023 Elite season. Gussy recaps it for us, talks a little Paul Bunyan Country fishing and tackles a Fast Five.
25 min
GOOD WILL FISHING: Young Mr. Pappenfus Sits #11...
Will Pappenfus had a dream come true this year when he went all in as a pro angler on the NWT. And what a rookie season. He sits just outside the Top 10 headed into the championship on Devil's Lake. We get a does of will power today. PLUS: we head to the Walker area for our Lake of the Week.
23 min
Defending Champ John Hoyer Sits #1 In The Angler Of The Year Chase Headed In To Next Week's National Championship. He's Already There Pre-Fishing And Checks In With Kev.
30 min
DUSTY MINKE: Headed West To Be The Best...The N...
Dusty's ranked #7 in the National Walleye Tour Angler Of The Year Standings As He Prepares For the NWT Championship on Devils Lake starting Wednesday. He Recaps The Year, Previews The Championship and Handles A Fast Five Too
25 min
BEARDSLEY'S GETTIN' BITES: Dick Beardsley Check...
Dick Beardsley's finding a few walleyes...some crappies...and a ton of bass. He's got the details on the latest podcast. PLUS: The Aquatic Biologist takes a guess at our latest question.
28 min
AIMING LOW: Rylander & Son Are Double Winners (...
Jason Rylander and his son were double Hard Time "winners" at the United Way Fishing Tournament, meaning they won the prize for the smallest stringer of fish. That's very hard to do. We'll get their secrets to futility and another Fast Five.
23 min
Muskies On Mille Lacs & We Head To Osakis For O...
Steve Scepaniak of Predator Guide Service talks Mille Lacs Muskies and other bites. Plus Storm Kettlehut out of the Glendwood Area Office has the latest Lake of the Week.
17 min
CATCHIN' BASS & TAKIN' NAMES: Travis Peterson i...
Northland Pro Staffer Travis Peterson loves bass fishing and he's been busy reeling them in. We find out what's working and where they're biting, along with a little hoops talk too.
31 min
BLASING HOT BITES: Nate Blasing Talks Brainerd ...
Nate Blasing Of The Nisswa Guides League checks in from the Brainerd Lakes area to talk walleye bites (still going) and several other fish as well. Plus other key topics and a pretty entertaing Fast Five.
25 min
DUCK THEATHON! Dalton Rosin of Ducks Unlimited ...
Well, September is just a couple weeks away, so it's time to get ready for Ducks Unlimited Banquets, followed by duck hunting. DU Regional Director Dalton Rosin previews the area events and discusses all the efforts to keep ducks and duck hunting viable in Minnesota.
16 min
GRIN & BEAR IT: It's Bear Baiting season & Tim ...
Tim Humphrey of Aspen Outfitters is gearing up for another bear hunting season. The baiting is underway and he's in to talk all things bear hunting.
28 min
Even though it's called the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, there's a Paul Bunyan chapter and they support all elk efforts, including here in Minnesota. Brad Fitzgerald tells us all about it. Plus our Lake(s) Of The Week!
20 min
AUGUST ACADEMY: Tara Hokuf & Ingrid Thompson Ta...
The Women of BASA are holding their annual August Academy this weekend. Tara Hokuf and Ingrid Thompson have all the details of the event coming to the Northland Regional Sports Park. Plus Dr. Andy from Bemidji State talks Eelpout.
19 min
HOUSTON HAS NO PROBLEMS: Jarrid Houston Checks ...
Jarrid Houston is catching fish and fired up because his BSU Beaver Football team is #8 in the nation. We talk those topics and much more on the latest PBCO Podcast.
17 min
IT'S TUMA TIME: Keith Tuma Is Back & Updating U...
Keith Tuma of Brainerd is running the gamut this year on the Bassmasters Elite Qualifying Trail. We get an update and some good bass tips too.
26 min
JASON FREED: He's Been Tooling Around Vermilion...
Lake Vermilion has it all...walleyes, bass, northerns, muskies. And it's been a good year. We get all the details and some football talk too with Brainerd Warrior Head Football Coach AND Leisure Outdoor Adventures Guide Jason Freed.
28 min
ERIK OTTERTAIL IS BACK: He's Otter Tail Lakes C...
Erik Osberg's day job is promoting Otter Tail Country as a great place to live and work. And it translates seamlessly to his latest visit. We get the goods on the Otter Tails Lakes Country bite and the other usual nonsense and fun.
25 min
The muskies are moving and Isaiah Hahn of You Bet Fishing Guide Service is chasing them. Plus an update on everything else going on in the Park Rapids area and, as always, a Fast Five.
23 min
TOBY K: The Leech Lake Legend is Back To Talk A...
Toby Kvalevog of Leisure Outdoor Adventures is back to talk about what's happening on the Leech Lake fishing scene. Walleyes are getting tougher, but it's been a good year. And of course, now it's time to chase muskies. All that and another Fast Five.
25 min
ROACH REELS 'EM IN: Tony Roach is Back Talking ...
It's always great when Tony Roach is in. He knows how to catch a fish or two and patrols one of the best lakes in Minnesota and the nation, Mille Lacs. He's got all the details on a strong walleye summer, big bass action and more. Plus, a Fast Five.
25 min
CHUCK HASSE: Boy of Summer...Fishing & Baseball
Chuck Hasse is finding walleyes on Leech Lake and success as an assistant coach on the diamond. We hear about the late summer bite and some Walker Baseball success with the multi-faceted Coach Hasse.
17 min
LIVE ON THE WATER: Bruce Jean Checks In While N...
Bruce Jean of Rainy Lake Guiding checked in while guiding and netting fish for a family of four from (dare I say it out loud?) Green Bay
23 min
BRO BROSDAHL: Catching Walleyes & Bluegills in ...
Bro Brosdahl can catch fish...and he's still catching walleyes in late July. We get the details, plus discuss the bluegill bite and many other important (and not too important) topics including his latest Fast Five.
23 min