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Paul Bunyan Country Outdoors

Paul Bunyan Country Outdoors features discussion of all things outdoors in the True North. With thousands of lakes and thousands of acres of forest, Paul Bunyan Country is home to some of the best fishing and hunting in North America and you’ll hear from the some of the nation’s best guides and anglers.

Latest Episodes

TECH TALK: DNR Fisheries Specialist Storm Kettlehut On The Fisheries Technology Work Group As They Explore All Thing Techno

DNR Fisheries Specialist Storm Kettlehut out of the Glendwood Area Office is back and this time he’s talking all things tech. The DNR has started a technology work group to determine the effects (good or bad) that technology is having on fishing and fish health. Social media, live scope, mapping…it’s all being looked at and discussed in today’s show. And yes, we do dive in to barotrauma.
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JUNE IS COMING SOONER THAN YOU THINK! Knights Of Columbus Walleye Classic Chair Phil Hodapp Has All The Details & Registration Day Is Coming Soon

The Knights of Columbus Walleye Classic is coming. There’s a bigger prize, a slight adjustment to the bag limit, and a tweak to when you can register. If you were in last year’s tourney, set your calendar alarm for 8am February 1st! We talk about it all with the Tourney Chair Phil Hodapp
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BRAINERD JAYCEES ICE FISHING EXTRAVAGANZA: Tourney Chair Katherine Thoennes Celebrates The Extreme Cold!

It was looking pretty dicey a few weeks ago, but now thanks to the coooold temps, it’s looking pretty icey. The Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza is set for February 3rd and there’s no one loving these temps more than Tourney Chair Katherine Thoennes and the Jaycees. She has all the details on this year’s event on today’s show.
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HASSE HAULS HOUSES: It’s Time! Chuck Hasse Checks In From Leech Lake

Chuck Hasse of Leech Lake Fish House Rental checks in, frozen beard and all, as he hauls houses on to the lake for another weekend of ice fishing. He talks ice thickness, how the bite is going, his predictions for the 2024 softwater season, what to use your Christmas money for and of course a Fast Five.
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STEVE SCEPANIAK Talks Mille Lacs Ice Bites

Steve Scepaniak LOOOOOVES Muskie Fishing…But he’s also pretty happy about the thick ice and good bites he’s finding on Mille Lacs and other area hardwater spots.
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MATT BREUER: He Hunts For Everything & Fishes For Nearly Everything, So We Have A Lot To Talk About…Including The (Now) Glamorous Eelpout

Matt checks in to talk ice fishing (now that we can do it in many more places). Plus, we talk about one of his favorite fish to catch…Eelpout. He also recaps his hunting seasons, discusses what’s happening in the woods now, gives his take on wolves and works his way through another Fast Five.
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