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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NOT Friday the 13th: Jason Is ON The Lake...Not...
Lakes and Jasons around Halloween time might seem scary. But not this time. Jason Durham is the guest and while most are in the woods and fields, he's still plowing the Paul Bunyan Country waters catching fish. We talk about the bite,...
38 min
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DOUBLEHEADER: Two Lakes Of The Week--East Battl...
Getting back on track with our Lake of the Week features. We missed a week in there, so today, we'll feature TWO lakes. Up first we'll head over to Ottertail Country and get the details on East Battle Lake with Jim Wolters out of...
22 min
153
The State Of The Fishery: Edie Evarts Recaps Fi...
Bemidji Area Fisheries Supervisor Edie Evarts stopped by to recap the spring and summer in the Bemidji area. We covered surveys, AIS surprises, potential rule changes on the Turtle chain and much more. Overall, things are pretty good and...
27 min
154
CHUCK H. IN LOVE: Of Walleyes, Weddings, Wild &...
We chased him down on his Wedding Eve Eve, but Chuck Hasse of Leisure Outdoor Adventures was ready to chat. (I think he wanted Father-in-Law to be Jim Flesch to haul all the tables). We talked about walleyes, weddings, the upcoming Wild...
28 min
155
FISH ON THE BRAIN(erd): Area Fisheries Dude Mar...
Kev Jackson checks in with Marc Bacigalupi out of the Brainerd Area Fisheries Office to see how the summer went. They talk annual surveys, anectodal reports and how things look for the future.
29 min
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LAKE OF THE WEEK: A Real Gem. Plus Steve Scepan...
Steve Scepaniak of Predator Guide Service is still working the waters of Mille Lacs, trying to hook some big muskies. Plus, it's Lake of the Week Day and we check out a real Gem from the Walker Area Fisheries Office.
20 min
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DUCK SEASON...RABBIT THEATHON: Blane Klemek Tal...
Hunting seasons are escalating seemingly by the day! Early Teal is already over, Bear is already winding down, waterfowl kicks in this weekend, fall turkey, grouse, pheasant, archery deer...it's almost too much for one show. I said...
49 min
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TRAVISTY: Travis Peterson Has Been Catching Fis...
Travis Peterson had a number of high finishes in big tournaments this year. Maybe it's not a dynasty, but couple his year with son Jace's and nephew Charlie's KC Walleye Classic Championship and it's at least a near "Travisty"....
41 min
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FALL CLASSIC: Cystic Fibrosis Walleye Classic &...
Steve Ballou is in to talk about the 21st Annual Cystic Fibrosis Walleye Classic, one of the last softwater tournaments of the year. He discusses CF, research successes and the details of the big event. Plus, it's Lake of the Week Day...
26 min
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THE BRADY BUNCH (of Walleyes): Brady Laudon is ...
Paul Bunyan Country Fishing Guide & Visit Bemidji dude Brady Laudon is back on the show. Brady's been getting walleyes, bass and panfish on a number of Bemidji area lakes and Lake Bemidji's walleye bite is picking back up as...
27 min
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PULL! The United Way Trap Shoot Is Coming
United Way of Bemidji Area Executive Director Denae Alamano checks in to talk about the United Way Trap Shoot coming up September 29th at the Northland Regional Sports Park. Give your dead eye a little practice before you go hunting and...
21 min
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DUANE PETERSON: Get Loaded Up With PIscatorial ...
National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Famer Duane Peterson is back to recap the last few weeks of fishing and get you ready for the big fall bite. Duane has caught alot of fish (to put it mildly) and despite his love of bass, he says it's...
29 min
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FRISCHING THE MIDWEST: Of Walleyes & Bass in Al...
Mike Frisch of "Fishing The Midwest" is back to talk Alexandria area fishing. He discusses the inconsistent walleye bite in the Alex area this summer. On the other hand, the bass bite has been boffo! Plus, we talk the School of...
33 min
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TAKE ME TO THE RIVER: Joel Nelson of Joel Nelso...
Joel Nelson of Joel Nelson Outdoors checks in from Cannon Falls. He talks hot bites, river fishing and the differences with lake fishing, Plus, fall tips, hunting talk, technology and of course a Fast Five.
40 min
165
Are The Fish Biting? YOU BET! Isaiah Hahn Check...
Isaiah Hahn of You Bet Fishing Guide Service is in to talk fall fishing. He's back at his "regular" job at Menahga School, but will be guiding and fishing everyday AFTER school and all weekend until ice up. He says the muskie...
28 min
166
HAPPY TRAILS...& ACCESSES: DNR's Dave Schotzko ...
We all love fishing, but for most of us it won't happen without a public access. Dave Schotzko is the DNR Area Parks & Trails Supervisor and he discusses the challenges in making Minnesota's 10,000 lakes (or many of them anyway)...
42 min
167
MANDY UHRICH: Decisions, Decisions...Fishing Or...
Barry Manilow's favorite outdoor adventurer is back on the show to get us caught up on what she's doing. She's been casting a line mainly, but hunting seasons are coming, if not already underway. We talk all things Brainerd...
33 min
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DUCK SEASON: Dalton Rosin of Ducks Unlimited Ta...
The 51st Annual Bemidji Ducks Unlimited Banquet is coming and the longest running DU Chapter Banquet (Walker) is a week later. Dalton Rosin of Ducks Unlimited has the details, plus we talk duck populations, wetlands and DU's goals....
32 min
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THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO MATTHEW (Breuer): Thou ...
Bear season is here and Matt Breuer of North Country Guide Service will be in the woods guiding clients to the hungry bruins. He's also been out gathering mushrooms and berries, catching fish and is getting ready for all kinds of hunting...
39 min
170
NATE BLASING: Brainerd Bites & The Fall Walleye...
Nate Blasing of the Nisswa Guides League is back. He talks Brainerd Lakes bites, the Walleye Alliance Fall Classic at Breezy Point, his thoughts on live scope and of course another Fast Five. And speaking of the Walleye Alliance, what's...
30 min
171
KING JOHN: Hoyer Claims His Second NWT Champion...
John Hoyer won his second Cabela's National Walleye Tour Championship in the last 4 years with an amazing three days on Lake Erie. John tells the tale and discusses how he did the fishing equivilant of "zig while they zag"....
38 min
172
JASON DURHAM: Strange But True Fishing Tales, H...
Jason Durham of Go Fish! Guide Service checks in with some wild tales from the boat. Plus, always great fishing tips and advice, and Jason decides to take over the show...and do a reverse Fast Five. The nerve.
46 min
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BRUCE JEAN THE FISHING MACHINE: Good Bites, Bad...
Bruce Jean of Rainy Lake Guiding brings it. Great walleye action, fascinating clients, bad...er...DAD jokes and an "hors d'oevre" that could triple your cholesterol. Plus his thoughts on live scope and much more. It's another...
40 min
174
BRANDON ON BOATS: Brandon Knutson Of Ray's Spor...
It has been a couple of turbulent years for the boat biz. How are things going now? More of a walleye chop than tsunami. Brandon Knutson of Ray's Sport & Marine updates the world of watercraft and talks fishing too. We talk alot...
20 min
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CHUCK CHECKS IN: Mr. Hasse On Fishing In The So...
Chuck Hasse and pal Randy Topper were in a HUGE 200+ boat national championship on Lake Oahe in South Dakota, where the temps topped 100 degrees all three days. Plus, he updates the latest on Leech Lake as we hit mid-August. All that and...
33 min