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Fishing Articles & Reviews

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Best Mobile Ice Fishing House for Serious Anglers

It’s early Sunday afternoon in Lake Country. The football game is on, the beer is flowing, and maybe a bobber goes down…or not. Does this sound like a scenario for you? While I’m not knocking a man’s version of a good time, this is often

Best Rod Holders

Best Fishing Rod Holders for your Boat

Updated with new rod holders for 2023!  I spend A LOT of time using fishing rod holders in boats. At first, I thought, listing the best rod holders will be easy.  But with so many new competitors jumping into the space, and at great prices,

What is a Tournament Angler?

There’s a question I had never given any thought to asking until the North Dakota House hearing held on February 3, 2023. What is a tournament angler? Not sure if it was because I already knew the answer or the fact that I really had

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Ginger Soy Smoked Salmon Recipe

This has to be my favorite smoked salmon recipe out there.  Our window for trolling for salmon is short, so we like to prep our fish for the long term. While I’m literally a fan of ANYTHING salmon, this one is off the charts! If

Hunting Articles & Reviews

Best Dog Shock Collar

Best Dog Shock Collar for Training Dogs & in the Field

You got the new pointing lab puppy home.  You got the dog bed, the treats, the food, the retrieving dummies, dog food dishes and maybe even a good crate (I like ruff tuff – but that is another post).  But what about a good shock

Snow Goose Hunting

The Truths About Snow Goose Hunting

Snow goose hunting is a love/hate relationship.  Don’t get me wrong, I have the utmost respect for the bird.  Their ability to make you look SMALL at times, is where the hate comes in. It reminds me a lot of musky fishing.  Some days you

Muddy Pro Harness Review

Editor’s Note: I saw Lukas’ story on Facebook and I knew this would be a good reminder about the importance of safety harnesses.  I know someone with permanent back injuries due to falling out of a treestand.  Safety first! I run the Muddy Pro Harness

Latest From the Podcast

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6-3 Getting Jiggy With It

Sponsored by Wild Thing Charters – Fishing Charter in Marco Island, FL 4 Bears Casino Cup Does Any Place on Sakakawea Cash as Many Checks as Shell? Prettiest Tournament Run in America What Does it Mean When a Boat Brand is Flooding the Market with Used

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6 – 2 We’re Going Deep Like the Walleyes on Sakakawea

Bad Storm Rolls Through Lake Sakakawea 2024 NWT Tournament Schedule Comes Out Four Bears Tournament Preview How Deep Will the Walleyes Go This Season? Tough Break for Young Anglers in the DWC Some Idiots Got Caught in NY Stuffing Weights in Walleyes – Where Have


6-1 The Podcast is Back in a New Season

North Dakota Governors Cup Montana Governors Cup Dakota Walleye Classic Max Wilson Pulls Off NWT Win Yar-craft Releases New 210 Model – First Takes Best Places To Camp in North Dakota 2nd Half Tales from the Chub Tank Best Discontinued Crankbaits Hook Line & Sinker


5-25 NWT Updates, Fishing Gear Reviews, and LOTS of Tips

Sponsored by Wild Things Charters – Operating a Marco Island Fishing Charter NWT Results Out of South Dakota LOTS of Rain Around These Parts – Sorry McQuades Softball Tourney Kicker Motors – 9.9 vs. 15-horse motors Bottom Bouncer Gimmicks Tales from the Chub Tank Tournaments Coming

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