Woods and Water

Remembering the days of tadpoles and tenting

It doesn’t seem like we’ve really had a spring like I remember having when I was a kid. Maybe time clouds the memory, or it ... Read more

Summer is the season to spend time outdoors

Now that school is out and we are proceeding into summer, it is a great time to think about spending time outdoors. Read more

The fish that got away tops events from the week

We were driving to the lake when up ahead standing on a ridge along the roadside was this big black critter. As we neared it, ... Read more

Spring in Minnesota is about fun in the outdoors

Column: Woods & Water, by Dick Herfindahl It was a couple of weeks ago already, but it seems like only yesterday that my grandson Dylan ... Read more

Fishing with family is key to enjoyment at opener

Fishing with family is key to enjoyment at opener

This past weekend, I attended the Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener, which was held on beautiful Lake Vermilion south of the Boundary Waters in northeastern Minnesota. ... Read more