Fishing Report


Show Archive

E24. Alex Cuzzo - Angler Management Charters - Fishing Lake Superior

Air Date: 5-20-20. Learn about fishing on Lake Superior, strategies for catching king salmon, and a few tips for grilling fish.


E23. Brady Baxter - Baxstar Fishing - MN Fishing Opener

Air Date: 5-8-20. Brady Baxter, Detroit Lakes area fishing guide, gives tips on catching spring crappies and walleyes. Discussion also includes the outlook for the guiding industry with COVID-19 regulations.


E22. Nathan Olson - MN DNR - MN Fishing Opener

Air Date: 5-2-20. Mark Askelson chats with DNR Detroit Lakes MN Area Fisheries Supervisor Nathan Olson about the upcoming Minnesota fishing opener and how COVID-19 will affect it.


E21. Leslie McInenly - MN DNR Wildlife Populations & Regulations Manager - Turkey Hunting

Air Date: 4-25-20. Discussion includes changes to this years turkey season, preliminary harvest numbers, turkeys in urban areas, increased bag limit, population levels and more!


E20. Pete Milli - Bemidji Area Shooters Association - Range Facility

Air Date: 4-18-20. Whitney Pittman chats with Pete Milli, president of the Bemidji Area Shooters Association. Learn about this state of the art facility in North Central Minnesota.


E19. Dustin Moll - Northstar Habitat - Food Plots

Air Date: 4-11-20. Dustin Moll, owner of Northstar Habitat, shares information on manipulating deer movement, deer stand placement and what to look for when buying hunting land.


E18. COVID-19 Pandemic - Outdoors News

Air Date: 4-4-20. Hear from officials across the state of Minnesota regarding COVID-19 and its impact on the outdoors.


E17. Tom Gable - Voyagers Wolf Project - Wolf Studies

Air Date: 3-28-20. Tom Gable shares information on his studies and discusses the first video footage captured of wolves eating blueberries. Brian McBride, District 3 Koochiching County Commissioner, also comments on county boat landing closures due to COVID-19.


E16. Allen Pemberton - Red Lake DNR - State of the Band Address

Air Date: 3-21-20. Hear Red Lake DNR Director Allen Pemberton's speech during the Red Lake State of the Band Address. Pemberton covers the health of Red Lake, invasive species, logging and more.


E15. Rob Baden - DNR Area Supervisor - Spring Wildlife

Air Date: 3-14-20. Mark Askelson chats with Rob Baden, DNR Area Supervisor, about a number of things including the deer population, wolf management, bear sightings and turkey hunting. 


E14. Chad Blessum - 286 Sno Series - Youth Snowmobile Circuit

Air Date: 3-7-20. Learn about this youth sno series operating in NW Minnesota and Eastern North Dakota.


E13. Dale Thormodsgard - Union Lake Sarah Campground - Late Season Ice Fishing

Air Date: 2-29-20. Dale Thormodsgard offers up some tips when fishing Union and Lake Sarah near Erskine, MN.


E12. Jarrod Fredericks - South Dakota Guided Fishing - Jumbo Perch

Air Date: 2-22-20. Ryan chats all things fishing and jumbo perch with South Dakota fishing guide and publication director Jarrod Fredericks.


E11. Craig Johnson - Big Lake Lions - Fishing Contest

Air Date: 2-15-20. Ryan chats with Craig Johnson, co-chair of the Big Lake Lions Little Hole Ice Fishing Contest in Big Lake, MN. Ryan also covers some outdoors news from the MN legislative session and then hands the mic over to Mike Bolstad and Dave Peterson for an ice fishing update from Northern Minnesota.


E10. International Falls Report - All Things Fishing

Air Date: 2-8-20. Mike Bolstad and Dave Peterson chat about fishing in International Falls and Lake of the Woods. Ryan covers some outdoors news plus information on the Heart o' Lakes Fishing Derby, the DNR ice report and $10,000 to win catfish tournament.


E9. Jerad Newgard - Fishing North Dakota Guide Service - All Things Fishing

Air Date: 2-1-20. Ryan talks with Jerad Newgard to learn more about Fishing North Dakota Guide Service. Jerad also gives some in depth knowledge on methods and tackle to use when fishing Lake Sakakawea, Devils Lake and the Missouri River in North Dakota. 


E8. Chris Meitzner - Tight-Lines Guide Service - Brainerd Lakes Area Fishing

Air Date: 1-25-20. Hear Chris Meitzner, local guide, talk about his favorite tackle and fishing tech to use in the Brainerd Lakes Area.


E7. Sue Kaiser - Ice Buster Daze - Fishing Tournament

Air Date: 1-18-20. Ryan chats with Sue Kaiser about the Ice Buster Daze Fishing Derby on the Red Lake River in Crookston, MN. Sue Kaiser is an organizer of the event and former co-owner of the longtime Crookston, MN bait shop Ceason's Bait & Tackle. Mark Askelson also chats with DNR Detroit Lakes MN Area Fisheries Supervisor Nathan Olson about ice conditions.


E6. Mary Roach - Wild and Free - Wildlife Rehabilitation

Air Date: 1-11-20. Mary Roach with the Wild and Free Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Garrison, MN give a recap on the progress made over the year. Ryan also covers some outdoors news including the National Loon Center, cancelation of the Eelpout Festival and pike regulations.


E5. Brady Baxter - Baxstar Fishing - All Things Fishing

Air Date: 1-4-20. Ryan talks all things fishing with Detroit Lakes, MN area guide Brady Baxter of Baxstar Fishing. Guiding business, must have tackle, fishing tech, strategies.


E4. Jack Baker - North American Ice Fishing Circuit - Ice Fishing

Air Date: 12-14-19. Mark Askelson caught up with Jack Baker, President and Tournament Director of the NAIFC to talk about their championship event held at Pinehurst Resort near Naytahwaush, MN. Bass and Snider Lakes, how the event works, high school tournament fishing.


E3. Chuck Ellingson - Watson Hunting Camp - Waterfowl Hunting

Air Date: 11-30-19. Learn about Watson Hunting Camp, one of the largest outfitters in Minnesota located on the historic Lac qui Parle reservoir. History of Watson Hunting Camp, duck, goose, turkey and dove hunting, cooking wild game. 


E2. Rob Baden - DNR Area Supervisor - Deer Hunting

Air Date: 11-23-19. Mark Askelson chats with Detroit Lakes area DNR Supervisor Rob Baden about the MN firearm deer season and Ryan covers a couple trending outdoors news stories. Recapping the deer harvest numbers, regulation changes, elk shooting.


E1. Bill Lundy - Mort's on Upper Red - Upper Red Lake Fishing

Air Date: 11-16-19. Ryan catches up with Bill Lundy, co-owner and guide of Mort's on Upper Red. Keys to success when fishing Upper Red Lake, fish management and outlook, and ice safety. 



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