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  • Long lived trees, short term harvest

    By Shawn Perich Red pine plantations are a familiar sight across the state forests of northern Minnesota. Planted in rows like corn, the pines grow into stately, yet unnatural forests that are often criticized for …Read More »
  • Dry fly walleyes and a car-jacking moose

    By Shawn Perich The first evening was frustrating. Fat, creamy yellow mayflies were hatching on a favorite lake, floating on the surface for a moment to dry their delicate wings for flight. Some didn’t make …Read More »
  • Minnesota’s dirty water dilemma

    By Shawn Perich Every week it seems, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune runs another story about Minnesota’s polluted water. Last Sunday, the newspaper’s website contained a photo essay about the community of Edgerton, where chemicals applied to …Read More »
  • Fishing with a Legend

    Fishing with a Legend

    Story & Photos by Joseph Friedrichs When the arrangement was finalized for Bob Nasby to visit the Gunflint Trail for a few days of fishing this summer, I envisioned a man showing up wearing an …Read More »
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