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.

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A Long Weekend Of Fishing. Jason Durham Checks ...
Jason Durham has had the fishing volume at "5" for the first couple weeks of angling. But now that his regular job of molding young Nevis minds has ended for a few months, he just turned the volume up to 11. He's got a ton of...
42 min
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Mandy Talks Multi-Species in Brainerd, And That...
Mandy Uhrich found a sliver of free time to join the show. Late May through June is tournament time and she's either competing, donating, serving or all three. Plus her Lakeland Public TV features are starting soon and Commando has...
34 min
228
Mike Frisch Of Fishin' The Midwest Schools Us O...
Mike Frisch of "Fishing The Midwest" returns to talk early season walleye and multi-species fishing. Mike updates the Alexandria area fishing scene and discusses his early season trips to Big Stone. Plus, an update on The School...
25 min
229
Bruce Jean The Fishin' Machine Is Back! Mille L...
Bruce Jean of Rainy Lake Guide Service is back and recaps the first couple weeks of walleye season. He's been fishing Mille Lacs and is headed to Rainy this weekend. He discusses the struggle of Rainy Lake residents with the water at...
25 min
230
The Spotlight Is On Big Sandy Lake & Will Pappe...
Rick Bruesewitz is the Aitkin Area Fisheries Supervisor and he's here talk about one of the gems in Paul Bunyan Country, Big Sandy Lake. In particular, he's got the details on a walleye movement study being done on the lake. Plus,...
31 min
231
Bemidji Lumberjack Fishing & The Return Of The ...
Chris Haley, Bemidji High School Fishing Coach, checks in to preview the upcoming year. They open it up this Sunday with a multi-species tourney on Lake Bemidji. Chris discusses the growth of the program and the two prong approach he has....
26 min
232
The Minnesota Fishing Challenge & Our First Lak...
The Minnesota Fishing Challenge returns to Gull Lake Saturday, June 4th and Tourney Director Bernie Barringer has the details. This is a truly unique fishing event and a very important fundraiser for Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge....
26 min
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Chuck Hasse On Early Season Leech Lake & Steve ...
Chuck Hasse of Leisure Outdoor Adventures joins the show to talk opening weekend and early season Leech Lake fishing and what we can expect in the next month or so. Plus, he blows Kev away with his Fast Five. Also Steve Scepaniak discusses...
35 min
234
Bro Blast: Bro Brosdahl Recaps The Opener And P...
Bro Brosdahl has an opening weekend tradition. He & main squeeze Heather fish someplace they never have before. This year's adventure: Rainy Lake. Bro has the details plus everything he's heard from around Paul Bunyan Country....
34 min
235
The Spotlight Is On The Alexandria Lakes Area &...
Opening weekend has come and gone, but fishing season has just begun. Carl Adams from Timberline Sports in Blackduck says it looks like a good one. The fish were biting on the opener, the number look good and the sizes look great. Red was...
33 min
236
Governor's Fishing Opener Comes To Paul Bunyan ...
The Governor's Fishing Opener came to the heart of Paul Bunyan Country. In a unique twist, the Chippewa National Forest & the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe are the hosts in the heart of the forest. We were in the heart of the forest...
47 min
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Countdown To Opener: The Spotlight Is On Braine...
The opener is upon us and there will be more than a few boats on the water in the Brainerd Lakes area. DNR Area Supervisor Marc Bacigalupi joins Kev to take a look at the state of the fishery in Brainerd. Plus, Toby Kvalevog of Leisure...
38 min
238
Countdown To Opener: The Spotlight Is On Red......
Bemidji Area Large Lake Specialist Tony Kennedy is back, this time to talk about Red Lake. Tony discusses the new 4 walleye limit, the expected rebound from a tough year and even the status of big crappies and trophy pike. Plus, Scott Mackenthun...
43 min
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The Countdown To Opener: We Put The Spotlight O...
Erik Osberg of The Outdoor Report checks in with Kev to talk Otter Tail Country as we put the spotlight on the County of A Thousand Lakes. (1,048 to be exact). Like most people we've talked with this spring, the water was still frozen...
43 min
240
Dick Beardsley Talks Opener & The Spotlight Is ...
Dick Beardsley of Dick Beardsley Fishing Guide Service previews the opener and while the weekend and wind took care of a lot of ice, there was still some out there when we talked Friday. Plus, Dick survives a Fast Five and we put the spotlight...
45 min
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Countdown To Opener: The Spotlight Is On Leech ...
Large Lake Specialist Carl Pedersen has all the details on another one of Paul Bunyan Country's gems...Leech Lake. Leech is a lake where you can catch practically anything (except maybe sturgeon). How's it looking for 2022? Plus,...
37 min
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Countdown To The Opener: We Check Out MN's Nort...
Baudette Area Fisheries Supervisor Phil Talmage discusses the fishing factory known as Lake of the Woods. Walleyes, sturgeon, bass, muskies, northern, panfish...Lake of the Woods has it all in spades. Plus, Nate Blasing of the Walleye Alliance...
51 min
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Countdown to Opener: The Spotlight Is On Cass L...
DNR Large Lake Specialist Tony Kennedy helps put the limelight on Cass Lake and the Cass chain. An amazing fishery with a completely natural population of walleyes and muskies, Cass Lake just keeps crankin' them out. Plus Andrusia,...
41 min
244
Lake Winni: These ARE the Walleyes You've Been ...
For a couple of years, Winni anglers have been telling us they've been seeing and catching tons of small walleyes, and that the future was going to be very bright. It appears the future is now. Grand Rapids Area Fisheries Supervisor...
44 min
245
Countdown To Opener: The Spotlight Is On Mille ...
As we get ready for the (hopefully) soft water opener, we drill down on Paul Bunyan Country's "gems". First up, legendary Mille Lacs. Tom Heinrich, Milles Lacs Area Fisheries Supervisor has all the details. Plus Nicole Lalum...
40 min
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Are Moose Making A Comeback? DNR Scientist Glen...
Moose populations in Minnesota aren't exploding, but they've turned around a bit in the latest population survey in northeast Minnesota. The DNR's Glenn DelGiudice joined Kev Jackson to share the latest, discuss the concerns...
20 min
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Doctor of Riverology: BSU's Debbie Guelda On Th...
Dr. Debbie Guelda is an Aquatic Biologist at Bemidji State University. Her specialty is rivers. And though Paul Bunyan Country is all about the lakes, it's also the headwaters of the Mississippi. Debbie discusses the importance of rivers...
31 min
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Jason Freed Talks Walleye Alliance, The Banquet...
We check in with Leisure Outdoor Adventures' Jason Freed. He's also part of the Walleye Alliance and will be working hard at their annual spring banquet Thursday night. He talks about the Alliance and its goals, what's happening...
27 min
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DNR Forester Ben Lang Talks Fire Safety As Spri...
As the snow eventually melts, many of us will be raking, mowing and cleaning up around the yard. We'll also be camping and enjoying evenings outdoors. All of these activities often involve fire. DNR Forester Ben Lang talks fire safety,...
19 min
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Mandy's World: We Catch Up With Mandy Uhrich & ...
Mandy Uhrich is never bored. She's been traveling around Paul Bunyan Country and beyond and even had a few minutes to catch an eelpout. We get the details on her adventures and preview softwater too.
25 min