Along the Shore
Walleye. Lake trout. Trophy pike.
Undoubtedly, these are the fish which lure anglers to the waters of the Northern Wilds.
And yet, one fish and one specific means of catching said species remains the hidden gem of the region: fly fishing for smallmouth bass.
Far too many anglers
Back Row [L to R] Rita Plourde, Jetty St John, Bill Heitzman, Karl Hansen, Dr. Alyssa Hedstrom and John Bottger. Front Row [L to R] Joni Kristenson, Teresa Borak, Paul Nelson, Georgene Daubanton and Bonnie Dalin. | SUBMITTED
At the Minnesota Rural Health Conference in Duluth, some of Minnesota’s most talented public health workers received well-deserved recognition for their service to the state’s rural communities and residents.
The Minnesota Department of Health, Minnesota Rural Health
The Live on the Waterfront Concert Series will continue every Wednesday throughout the month of August. Held from 6-9 p.m. at Marina Park, performers include Kardinal Offishall, Magic!, The Roosters, Milton Shushack, the Thunder Bay Community
Ontario—On August 26, communities across the country are invited to explore the Trans Canada Trail. Twenty-five years in the making, 24,000 km of hiking, biking and paddling trails will be connected and local sections of the trail will be celebrating.
Agate Bay docks in Two Harbors. | KELSEY ROSETH
Two Harbors—Lovers of the quiet, quaint community of Two Harbors have transportation to thank for its very existence.
Back in the 1850s, the United States and Native Americans signed the Treaty of LaPointe, which opened the North Shore of Lake Superior to white settlement.
Red Chairs at the Battle Island Lighthouse. | PARKS CANADA
Thunder Bay—The quest is on to find “Red Chairs” in Canada, including along Lake Superior’s North Shore.
Travellers, hikers, paddlers and boaters have been seeking out sets of red Adirondack-style chairs (Ontarians call them Muskoka-style) placed by Parks Canada at