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A Weekend Of Free Fun This Weekend In Wisconsin

The Wisconsin DNR gives residents and visitors the opportunity to enjoy our parks and many other outdoor activities without paying the fees or licenses this weekend.

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Get The Kids Out Into Nature And Away From Video Games This Saturday

Head out to the Bruel River state fish hatchery and Bois campground this weekend. It's going to be a landing for great free events, and gift bags for the kids as they are also eligible to win raffle prizes, go canoeing, and fish. It’s what summer is all about.

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Minnesota Department Of Transportation Urges Caution This Fishing Opener Weekend; Agency Releases Their Annual List Of Road Projects Along Popular Fishing Commutes

It's going to be a busy weekend in Minnesota - on the lakes and on the roads - as the walleye opener brings anglers out of their homes and into boats.  Most of those boats will end up getting towed to and from popular fishing lakes - passing through road construction zones.

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What Is Spooling, It’s Not Something You Do As A Couple, Matt Shows Us How To Spool

The Minnesota Fishing opener will be upon us next week and I'm learning terms from Gander Mountain folks. Matt was at Gander Mountain to "Spool". I wasn't familiar with the term so I had him show me.

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St. Louis County Battles Aquatic Invasive Species With Funds; Almost A Half-Million Dollars Will Go Towards The Fight

St. Louis County Commissioners have put they money where their mouth is in regards to fighting aquatic invasive species.  At a recent meeting, they approved funding that totals more than $420,000 to be used to fight and limit the spread throughout the counties lakes and rivers.

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By: Mark Runnacles
By: Mark Runnacles
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Wisconsin Is Going To Paperless For Hunting And Fishing Licenses

No Need For The Extra Fishing License to carry around, the switch to registration on line is allowing you to buy your fishing license at home, all you have to do is carry a valid driver's license. 

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How Many of Minnesota’s State Record Fish Were Caught in Northeastern Minnesota?

With thousands of bodies of water, Minnesota is truly a fisherman's paradise. Many of those bodies of water have produced record-setting fish, so that got me wondering how many of those record-setting fish have come from lakes in Northeastern Minnesota.

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Fishing With A Drone? Watch This Farmer Selfie His Prized Catch With A Drone

Drones are being used for just about everything now, and are giving us our best film of places we weren't able to set up boom cameras. There are some tv shows that have limited budgets that use drones to add top notch scenery shots and don't have to spend a lot of money.

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Saint Louis County To Battle Aquatic Invasive Species; County Commissioners Authorize $750,000 Towards The Fight

The local battle against Aquatic Invasive Species just received a boost.  Commissioners with Saint Louis County have approved the distribution of $750,000 of state funds to prevent the introduction and limit the spread of these hazards in northland lakes and rivers.

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Mikael Damkier, ThinkStock
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5 Facts That Prove Fishing in Minnesota is Awesome [SPONSORED]

In the Land of Lakes, it isn't hard to justify how fishing here is pretty amazing. Here are five facts you may not have known that make fishing in Minnesota even sweeter...

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Minnesota DNR Offers Convenient New Online Fishing License Purchasing Tool [SPONSORED]

One of the joys of living in Minnesota is the huge array of outdoor opportunities, including thousands of lakes, rivers, and streams for fishing. Of course, before you can get out fishing, you need to make sure you have a valid Minnesota fishing license. That process just got an awful lot easier with a new online tool!

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How Do They Get Those Shots, Deadliest Catch Season 11 Hits The Air, See Behind The Scenes

One of my favorite shows is back on the air. Deadliest Catch, one of the highest rated reality shows on the air today. It follows a fleet of crab fishing ships to show the tough life and capture their hard work and hard life.

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