Like most 17-year-old kids, Chris Wiger is growing, changing.
So, too, are his aspirations - even the steely focus that has made him the best archer in the state in his age group pretty much since he started competing in state tournaments.
PINE RIVER - They are mind-boggling numbers.
At the DNR walleye egg-stripping station just off the Whitefish Chain's Delta Bay, the DNR is in the process of gathering 693 quarts of walleye eggs for the state's walleye-stocking efforts.
Kris Kristufek specializes in, well, specialized fishing rods.
Kristufek, owner of LakeLady Custom-Crafted Fishing Rods in Breezy Point, teaches rod-building classes in the Brainerd lakes area. Has for years.
Save a few honks from neighboring ducks and the subtle lapping of the Mississippi on the shores at Green’s Point on Tuesday afternoon, it was another tranquil day on and around the property that has become known as the Mississippi River Northwoods Habitat Complex project.
But in the Minnesota Legi...
You get a lot of time to think, hunched for hours in a chair over a spearfishing hole in a darkhouse.
Time to think about that spear - or that chair.
Yes, gazing into the underwater world of a Minnesota winter, it turns out, is the mother of invention.
It might be the second most-asked question in these parts these days, behind “When will the ice be gone from the lake?”
And like that question, there is no certain answer as to when the mountain bike trails in the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area (CCSRA) will open.
But this much is known: Th...
Just two weeks after a snowstorm made for the perfect inaugural Cuyuna Lakes Whiteout mountain bike celebration, 70-degree temperatures have many mountain bikers thinking about the red-dirt trails that also lie within the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area....