A recent story in Outside magazine had strong words for the outdoor industry and its lack of commitment to addressing outdoor issues, such as threats to our public lands.
“The whole outdoor industry is just run by a bunch of weenies. And they are not stepping up. They just suck the life out of outdoor
Here’s a little secret. There is a place where you can go on Lake Superior’s North Shore and have a lovely sand beach all to yourself. In fact, you can have your choice of beaches.
“Sand?” you ask. “Where can you find a sand beach on the North Shore?”
They say that indentured servants during the early days of New England used to complain that they were only given fresh lobster to eat. During summer, some Minnesotans can feel their historic pain. Just the other night, I said to myself, “What, fresh walleye again?”
Fortuitous fishing has uncomplicated
Outdoor communicators from across the nation met in Duluth last weekend for the 90th annual conference of the Outdoor Writers of America Association (OWAA). That such an organization can survive nearly a century is no small achievement and a testament to the professional camaraderie of the eclectic
Is it possible that westerners are wimps? You know, those rough and tumble types who wade roaring rivers to fly-fish for trout and run all over the mountains chasing elk? I’m beginning to wonder if they are as tough as they appear. Why? Because they fear black flies.
In the past year, I’ve had
A recent column about the continuing northward expansion of Minnesota’s wild turkeys prompted a few emails from folks who wanted to share their thoughts on the topic. As may be expected, some folks are fine with seeing wild turkeys arrive in northern Minnesota while others are concerned how this