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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TOBY KVALEVOG: New Season, New Boat...Toby K Is...
Even though it looked bleak, turns out we'll be fishing tomorrow, and Toby Kvalevog will be flying across Leech Lake looking for walleyes. We'll get his thoughts on the upcoming season, the health of Leech Lake and several other topics that pop up. And of course, there's a Fast Five.
35 min
102
TONY ROACH: Ready For The Opener After Returnin...
Tony Roach was fishing in the Mississippi Delta while we were freezing, and got back just in time for the warmup and what will be a very pleasant opener. Must be clean livin'!
31 min
103
OF TURKEYS AND CRAPPIES: Mandy Does It All
Mandy Uhrich is back and tells us tales of turkey teases, along with her thoughts on how things will shape up for the opener in the Brainerd Lakes area. Lots of wisdom and of course another Fast Five on the podcast.
27 min
104
KLASEN COMES HOME: Randy's Got A Brand New Groo...
Bemidji native Randy Klasen has come back to his roots after a long career teaching and coach basketball at Elk River. His love of fishing has given him a second career as a guide. We'll get the story and preview the opener on the latest podcast!
35 min
105
UNITED WAY TAKEOVER! The Luekens Village Foods ...
The Luekens Village Foods United Way Fishing Tournament just got HUGE! The United Way Of Bemidji Area is now teaming up with Lakes Area United Way in Brainerd. This means Crow Wing, Aitkin and Cass County Lakes join the fun.
23 min
106
BRUCE JEAN, FISHIN' MACHINE: Opener, Rainy, Mil...
Bruce Jean is back to preview the opener. We talk Rainy, Mille Lacs and early season crappies. Plus, he's got another Fishing Dad Joke, a nowhere close to Fast Five AND we find out why you need a cardiologist on hand at Bruce's fish camp.
43 min
107
PAUL BUNYAN COUNTRY SPOTLIGHT: Leech Lake with ...
Walker Area Fisheries Large Lake Specialist Carl Pederson has his annual check in as we put the spotlight on Leech Lake, one of Paul Bunyan Country's true stars. Carl covers everything going on in the lakes, plus we have our latest Lake of the Week, a little gem in Lengby, MN
40 min
108
CHUCK HASSE's Take On The Opener: Will We Be Fl...
Chuck Hasse of Leisure Outdoor Adventures Checks In With His Thoughts on Opening Weekend. Plus We Get the Latest on Leech Lake Walleyes, a recap on the winter bite, commiserate the Wild and cautiously celebrate the Twins start.
26 min
109
BRO BROSDAHL: Opening Thoughts
Bro Brosdahl loves fishing. He prefers hardwater, but he's ready to get in the boat. Will he be able to Opening Day? He gives us his thoughts, along with early season tips, hot new products and, of course, a Fast Five.
39 min
110
FISHIN' PAUL BUNYAN COUNTRY: Season #33 Kicks O...
Jason Durham went ice fishing for the last time last Sunday...and now he waits...for floatable water. We are less than two weeks out from the opener and this year's weather reminds us of the Governor's Fishing Opener in Park Rapids a decade ago.
45 min
111
OUTDOORS EVERYTHING: DNR Northwest Regional Dir...
There are six divisions in the Minnesota DNR and Northwest Regional Director Theresa Ebbenga is in to talk about ALL of them. There's much more than walleyes and whitetails. Today's topic is EVERYTHING.
48 min
112
JURASSIC WATER PARK: Red Lake Is Bringing Back ...
They call them dinosaurs. Sturgeon are among the oldest living creatures on the planet and they're being reintroduced into one of their original homes...Red Lake. Patrick Brown of Red Lake Nation Fisheries discusses the Red Lake Sturgeon Restoration Project.
21 min
113
EQUAL ACCESS UNDER THE LAW: MN Fish Board Membe...
Amicus Briefs, Appellate Courts, Precedents...Bemidji Attorney Jay Pederson, also a MN-Fish Board member, is the first lawyer we've ever had on the show and he gives us the details of a very important Minnesota Supreme Court decision that sets precedents for public access to public waters. He's got all the details on today's podcast.
24 min
114
THE PRIDE OF CANADA: Gussy Brings The Bassmaste...
Jeff Gustafson won the Bassmaster Classic last month and we had the chance to hear the story first hand . Gussy tells the tale of this amazing accomplishment
28 min
115
WE BOOKED PAUL RADOMSKI: Aquatic Biologist Paul...
"Walleye, A Beautiful Fish Of The Dark" is a great book on walleyes. It covers the biology, the behaviors, fisheries management and restoration case studies. We hear from the author, Paul Radomski.
31 min
116
WALLEYE ALLIANCE: Nate Blasing Talks Spring Ban...
Nate Blasing of the Brainerd Walleye Alliance joins Kev to talk about their annual spring banquet, other events, their goals and recaps what has been a challenging ice season. Plus a Fast Five, of course.
24 min
117
WE TALK TURKEY: NW Regional Wildlife Manager Bl...
Turkey season starts April 12, so Northwest Regional Wildlife Manager Blane Klemek stops by to talk turkey. We also do a final wrap on the deer season and the latest picture on CWD.
30 min
118
THE KC WALLEYE RAFFLE IS UNDERWAY! Plus, It May...
Terry Belanger of the Knights Of Columbus talk tourney and where you can get your raffle tickets to win that boat. Plus Brad Liefermann will stay in Florida for awhile. Why not join him?
35 min
119
THE WIZARD OF OS(berg): Erik is back to talk ha...
Erik Osberg is back to discuss the hot bites in cold weather, including some pout and sturgeon talk. Plus a Fast Five and the art of being a "controlled psycho".
31 min
120
BRUCE JEAN Expands His Horizons: He Teams Up Wi...
Bruce Jean has been guiding on Rainy Lake for a long time, but on his way from Elk River to Rainy, he'll now stop at Mille Lacs. He tells us about the new Mille Lacs Guide Service and his fellow guides. Plus, we preview the Rainy River Early Season Walleye & Sturgeon run. Plus we prepare him for his Washington DC vacation with a special historical Fast Five.
31 min
121
WHERE THERE'S A WILL...THERE'S PROBABLY A FISH:...
Will Pappenfus updates the ice fishing scene in the Bemidji area. He talks all bites and previews what we might expect in the softwater season based on what's been happening on the ice.
16 min
122
POUT PASSION: Jason Rylander Checks In To Talk ...
Jason Rylander of NorthCountry Guide Service LOVES Eelpout. This is the best time of year to catch them, so we discuss all things Burbot Nation. Plus other icy topics and we preview soft water too. All that and a Fast Five to boot!
29 min
123
BRO BROSDAHL: One Of Ice Angling's Best Months ...
No Walleyes, But March Means Panfish, Perch and More Panfish...Oh & Don't Forget The Eelpout. Bro Brosdahl Has The Details, And A Fun Fast Five Too!
30 min
124
THE FISHING ACCORDING TO MATTHEW: Brother Breue...
A visit with Matt Breuer of North Country Guide Service is not a single topic conversation. Ice angling, turkey hunting, edibles, and Florida fishing.
30 min
125
TV (or YouTube) MAGIC: Mandy Uhrich's Epic Tale...
Mandy Uhrich recently was featured in a 22 minute MeatEater episode about ice fishing on Devil's Lake. On the latest podcast, she tells us what happened the other 95 hours & 38 minutes. Epic.
37 min