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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Wilderness
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DUSTY & The Professor: Dusty Minke Talks NWT, B...
Two events in, Dusty Minke already has a Top 10 finish in the NWT. Plus, he updates the Leech Lake bite, admits to bass fishing (and with the beast he pulled in, why not?), his favorite new toys and a Fast Five. Then Bemidji State Aquatic Biology Professor Dr. Andy Hafs is back to discuss the effects of stocking muskies on a walleye population.
29 min
127
TOM WHITEHEAD: Fishing, Feathers and Foraging
Tom Whitehead checks in to talk early season fishing in the Brainerd Lakes area, along with turkey hunting, maple syrup and more. Plus his unique educational guide trips and a Fast Five.
28 min
128
DICK & BRADY: Early Season Walleye Tips, Why Fi...
Dick Beardsley and Brady Laudon LOVE to fish. They talk about the fun of early season walleye, guiding and other fish to pursue early in the year. Plus they discuss their diverging opinions on the latest electronics and do a Fast Five Duel.
30 min
129
PAUL BUNYAN COUNTRY SPOTLIGHT: Red Lake Is A Wa...
The Red Lake Walleye Limit Is Up to Five. Tony Kennedy Says The Lake Is In the Best Shape Its Been In Since The Restoration. Plus, Trophy Northern, Crappies....And Down The Road...Sturgeon. Check It Out On The Latest Podcast.
21 min
130
RED LAKE ROCKS OPENING WEEKEND: Carl Adams of T...
While reports were spotty in general, it was lights out on Red Lake opening weekend. 100 fish days, bites everywhere and nice sizes. Legendary Red lived up to its hype this opener.
19 min
131
FAMILY FISHING: We Get Opener AND KC Walleye Cl...
We tried to start a family feud with two sets of Petersons...but they didn't really take the bait. They did have a lot to say about the opener and the upcoming KC Walleye Classic, however.
45 min
132
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
133
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
134
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
135
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
136
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
137
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
138
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
139
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
140
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
141
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
142
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
143
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
144
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
145
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
146
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
147
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
148
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
149
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
150
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