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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Fishin' Paul Bunyan Country Is Back! Walleye Op...
Today, the first of two parts with MN DNR Northwest Fisheries Manager Henry Drewes. We dive into all things fishing, including walleyes, bass, muskies, and the 500 pound gorilla...Zebra Mussels. Plus, we put BSU Aquatic Biology Professor...
23 min
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Who You Gonna Call? ANDY HAFS! Aquatic Biologis...
For the past 5 years, we've been "Asking The Aquatic Biologist" every Monday on Fishin' Paul Bunyan Country (which begins Monday BTW). Now, everyone's asking the aquatic biologist as BSU's program continues to receive...
15 min
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Fishin' Paul Bunyan Country Preview
Despite the blizzard, we are just over 2 weeks away from when PBC Outdoors becomes Fishin' Paul Bunyan Country. Today a sneak peek at a couple of the interviews you'll be hearing as we kick off the fishing season. A taste of Leech...
23 min
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The First Ever Park Rapids Fishing Expo! Next F...
Kev Jackson will be joining Chip Leer, Bro Brosdahl, Jason Durham, Jason Freed, Dick Beardsley and more at the First Ever Park Rapids Fishing Expo Friday, April 12th. Today, Kev talks with Pastor Chip, one of the organizers, about this...
20 min
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Minnesota Deer Hunters Association: We Talk Wit...
Craig Engwoll of the MDHA joins us to talk all things deer. We tackle CWD (of course) but get his thoughts on other deer topics, what the MDHA does, and how you can join.
23 min
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Bro Brosdahl on All Things Fishing: Hard Water,...
Brian "Bro" Brosdahl joins us to recap the ice fishing season, and preview where you should be fishing now. Plus we preview the soft water season, discuss the adjustments anglers will have to make with zebra mussels in more and...
30 min
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Dave Rave On Wildlife Open House Coming To Bemi...
Bemidji Area Wildlife Manager Dave Rave stopped by to talk about the DNR Wildlife Open House at Bemidji City Hall Thursday, March 21st. Plus, we talk about the past season's harvest in the area, CWD concerns, and everything else that...
30 min
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Bemidji's Ladies DU Banquet Is Saturday! Detail...
One of the top performing Ducks Unlimited chapters in Minnesota is Bemidji's Ladies DU Chapter. Their annual banquet is coming up Saturday. We get all the details from Sarah Bruen.
14 min
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CWD Moves North. We Hear From DNR Wildlife Rese...
Last week, news broke that CWD has moved north. A dead deer in Crow Wing County tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease, the first known case north of Fillmore County. We discuss it with DNR Wildlife Research Manager Lou Cornicelli....
30 min
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Valentine's Special! We talk about our "deer" o...
All variations of the deer hunting season are now done, so it's a good time to talk to our friend John Williams, the DNR NW Regional Wildlife Manager, about all things deer. We discuss numbers harvested, where we are at with CWD, what...
24 min
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Fat Bike Rally! The 5th Annual Event Is Coming ...
This week we hear from Trek North Head Mountain Bike Coach Jerry Smith and Lake Bemidji State Park Manager Pete Harrison on the 5th Annual Fat Bike Rally at the park March 2nd. We'll also find out about other trail opportunities and...
20 min
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Dick Beardsley Talks Ice Fishing & Extreme Temp...
We talk all things ice fishing with Dick Beardsley and what really, really, REALLY cold temps mean for the bite. Plus, Jerry Benham with the details on this weekend's HUGE American Legion Park Rapids Ice Fishing Derby on Fishhook...
27 min
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Meet Ron Hunter, 2019 Minnesota Fishing Hall Of...
Captain Ron Hunter, longtime owner of Judd's Resort & Lake Winni fishing guide is going into the Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fame in March. We discuss the honor, his history, his thoughts on his beloved Lake Winnibigoshish and what...
30 min
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Matt Breuer of NC Guide Service Talks...Pretty ...
We checked in with Matt Breuer of North Country Guide Service to talk ice fishing, and ended up covering much more...including ocean fishing, winter hunts, and hunting for edibles. He is a busy boy.
31 min
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DNR Fish & Wildlife Marketing Director Jen Wica...
Jen Wical joins us to discuss what the future of fishing & hunting looks like, We discuss the user trends as well as the incredible economic impact of fishing and hunting in Minnesota...and the nation.
30 min
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HARD WATER HOLIDAY! Carl Adams & Ethan Rogers W...
We check in with Carl Adams from Timberline Sports in Blackduck & Ethan Rogers from Northwoods Bait in Bemidji to find out how the ice fishing bite was over the holiday break and what we can expect in January.
19 min
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Bro Brosdahl talks ICE! Plus, HW Science Center...
The ice is good and the bite is on. Bro's got the details and the enthusiasm. Plus, Annie Butler-Ricks of the Headwaters Science Center discusses an amazing (and temporary) traveling exhibit available now: We Are Water-Minnesota.
30 min
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Tara Hokuf Wants To Create a New Generation Of ...
Tara Hokuf Outdoors is a Facebook page that is just the starting point of this lifetime outdoorswoman's goal of making the outdoors cool for all genders. She also leads a Well Armed Woman Chapter and competed in last year's international...
23 min
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Dick Beardsley Drills Down on Ice Fishing & Som...
If you need a winter pick me up, we've got it! The always positive Dick Beardsley is here to tell us about some great fishing events and activities coming to the Headwaters Science Center, PLUS, as long as we have him in studio, we...
28 min
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Hall Of Famer! Chip Leer Is In the FW Fishing H...
A much deserved honor for Chip Leer of Fishin' The Wildside. He will be inducted into the FW Fishing Hall Of Fame at Minneapolis' Northwest Sport Show in March. We hear the Chip Leer story, find out what makes him tick, and why...
36 min
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Zebra Mussels in Lake Bemidji: We discuss the r...
Zebra Mussels have been discovered in Lake Bemidji. We look at what we know now, what may happen next, and what we can do to contain it with Bemidji Area Fisheries Manager Gary Barnard and Area AIS Specialist Nicole Kovar.
47 min
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Paul Bunyan Country Outdoors: We Ask DNR NW Wil...
DNR Northwest Region Wildlife Manager John Williams stops by to discuss the deer opener and how the population looks for hunters this year. We also discuss long term goals, safety and much more. Deer, Deer, Deer!
24 min
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Paul Bunyan Country Outdoors: We Hear From DU R...
It's been a pretty good duck season so far, and we'll get the details from Scott Anderson, Regional DU Manager. Plus DNR Wildlife Research Manager Lou Cornicelli gives us all the details on CWD, requirements for the upcoming season...
36 min
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All Things Deer with Acting DNR Big Game Coordi...
We discuss the new Deer Plan, CWD, and everything else going on with deer and deer hunting in Minnesota with the Acting DNR Big Game Coordinator Erik Paulson of Park Rapids. Plus, the weather's been lousy but the bite's been good....
32 min
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Paul Bunyan Country Outdoors: Baudette Fisherie...
We check in with Phil Talmage, Baudette Area Fisheries Manager, on all things Lake of the Woods, including proposed special regulations and the public meeting Tuesday. Plus, we visit Mr. Rogers neighborhood, checking in with Ethan at Northwoods...
28 min