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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The Fish Are Biting In Brainerd: Tom Whitehead ...
Tom Whitehead has been loving the new Northland lures and shares the details on the show. Plus, he runs down the hot bites in Brainerd Lakes and talks about the strong walleye bite that has continued into July. We even take a trip back...
39 min
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Of Walleyes & Bass (Mostly Bass): Travis Peters...
Travis Peterson checks in to discuss the continuing strong walleye bite , and of course, the great bass action on area lakes. Plus, he's been trying some great new lures from Northland and the results are in. Plus, he was unprepared,...
34 min
203
Charlie's Angling: Worrath Talks Winnie Walleyes
Charlie Worrath of Charlie's Gone Fishing Guide Service is in to talk walleye fishing on Winnibigoshish. Spoiler Alert: It's good. We discuss the numbers, the action and what we should be doing when we hit the water. Plus, Charlie...
23 min
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Erik Osberg Talks Summer Time Bites (Good), Twi...
Great conversation today with Erik Osberg, Rural Rebound Initiative Coordinator of Otter Tail County. He was in the midst of his OTC on US Tour when we talked. The fish have been biting and the bass are kicking in. We cover it all, including...
32 min
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Dick Beardsley Is On The Move: Catching Walleye...
Whether it's Lake Bemidji, Cass, Winni or the Turtle chain, Dick Beardsley is catching fish for his clients. He talks about the strong walleye bite this year and a multitude of other fish that have been in and out of his boat. Plus,...
36 min
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We Talk With One of the Ten Best Walleye Angler...
Dusty Minke loves fishing walleyes...and he's having a great year. He's currently sitting #6 in the National Walleye Tour's Angler of the Year standings. He gets us caught up with his season, previews his next events and then...
24 min
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TOURNEY TOPPER: Randy Is On The Top of the GRAH...
We chased down GRAHA Walleye Shootout Champ Randy Topper. Randy and his partner Brock Anderson win the title in record fashion three weeks after Topps and Chuck Hasse won the Leech Lake Walleye Tournament. We talk all about it, plus get...
29 min
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TUMA TIME! The Big Tuma (Keith, of course) Talk...
Keith "The Big" Tuma opened his season at the Bassmaster Classic. Not bad. He tells us the tale and talks about the many other Bassmaster tourneys he's already fished this year. Plus, reports from Leech, great advice for summer...
31 min
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Jason Rylander Checks In From GRAHA Pre-Fishing...
Jason Rylander of North Country Guide Service has been catching LOTS of walleye for himself and his clients. He talks about the great season so far, and the challenges he and partner Dan Fuller face at Saturday's GRAHA. Plus, it's...
24 min
210
The United Way Fishing Tourney Returns & The Yo...
Sam and Joe (ages 9 & 7), the youngest guests in Paul Bunyan Country history join the show to talk about their experiences in the United Way of Bemidji Area Fishing Tournament presented by Lueken's Village Foods. Plus, an EXCLUSIVE:...
34 min
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Toby K Talks Leech Lake Walleye, Muskie, Bass e...
Toby Kvalevog of Leisure Outdoor Adventures has been putting his clients on fish. At this point, it's mainly been walleyes, but there's nothing wrong with a great walleye bite. He's also had a chance for some limited muskie...
32 min
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Steve Mattson Checks In From Grand Rapids: The ...
Steve Mattson of Mattson Angling Promotions joins Kev to talk Grand Rapids area fishing. It's been a great year so far. Walleye action on Winni has been spectacular and the bass bites have been great. This weekend is the GRAHA Walleye...
36 min
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Nate Blasing Talks Brainerd Lakes Walleye & End...
Nate Blasing of the Nisswa Guide League has been catching walleyes this spring and into summer and he details the battle. Things are changing in the Brainerd Lakes waters and he discusses the adjustments anglers need to make. Plus, his...
24 min
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Houston We Have A Proposal...And The Lake of th...
Jarrid Houston of Houston's Guide Service in the Twin Ports is back to talk about Duluth-Superior fishing, particularly his favorite spot...the St. Louis River estuary into Superior. Plus, he tells us of a guiding first for him (episode...
33 min
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Matt Breuer is Back: Turkeys & Smallies & Mushr...
Matt Breuer of North Country Guide Service joins Kev Jackson to talk about the awesome Smallmouth fishing he's experience on Lake Sumwearoruther. Plus we recap the turkey season, talk edibles AND he survives his first Fast Five.
33 min
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Fishing Has No Boundaries Returns To Bemidji & ...
Vance Balstad is back to talk about this weekend's Fishing Has No Boundaries event on Lake Bemidji. They can still use some help! Plus, the Lumberjack Fishing Team had a crew competing on Lake Minnetonka last weekend .We'll get...
37 min
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Tourney Talk: The KC Walleye Classic Champs & A...
Jace Peterson and Charlie Peterson, young guns from Bemidji, take home the Knights of Columbus Walleye Classic title. The cousins reeled in over 23 pounds of walleyes, including the event's biggest lunker at 9.16 pounds. They discuss...
26 min
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Bruce Jean Updates The Flood Situation On The B...
Bruce Jean's heart is in the Rainy Lakes Region even when he's not there, so these are bittersweet times for him. He updates the flood situation and describes what he's been seeing and experiencing there. Despite it all, there's...
24 min
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Potpourri: Kinship Park Rapids, Lake of the Wee...
A lot to cover on today' show. We hear from Molly London of Kinship Park Rapids about their first ever kid's fishing event; we head to Otter Tail County to check out our Lake of the Week, Clitherall; and Steve Scepaniak details...
35 min
220
Take A Kid Fishing: One Of Bemidji's Signature ...
The arrival of Covid-19 in 2020 scrapped Bemidji's Take A Kid Fishing event in 2020, and 2021 didn't happen either. But in 2022, the event has returned and today's show is live from the annual Fish Fry wrap up at Lake Bemidji...
19 min
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Hasse & Topper Bring It Home: Chuck & Randy Win...
Chuck Hasse and Randy Topper won the Leech Lake Walleye Tournament Sunday for the second time. Chuck tells the tale of how they made it happen and how a smoking trolling motor almost did them in. Great conversation on tournament tactics,...
33 min
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MORE MUSKIE MANIA: Kevin Cochran Kicks Off The ...
It's muskie opening weekend and we continue to put the spotlight on the big critters. Today, elite muskie guide Kevin Cochran previews 2022, talks gear and his observations and concerns about the muskie population in Paul Bunyan Country....
46 min
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Duane Peterson Talks Fishing (Of Course) And We...
Minnesota and National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Famer Duane Peterson is in to share alot of knowledge and wisdom. Plus, he delivers in his first Fast Five. Plus, our Lake of the Week comes from the Park Rapids area. Fisheries Specialist...
31 min
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MUSKIE SEASON! The Maniacs Are Awake
The Muskie maniacs have awoken from their hibernation and are ready to fish. The opener is Saturday and they are pumped. At least two of Paul Bunyan Country's go-to muskie guys are. We check in with Isaiah Hahn of You Bet Fishing Guide...
37 min
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TOURNAMENT TIME: Bemidji's KC Walleye Classic I...
Knights of Columbus Walleye Classic Tournament Director John Marcum joins Kev to preview the big event, which is next Saturday, June 11. It's back to normal, which means there's much more going on besides the tournament! Plus, Calub...
25 min