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Fishing Sage Steve Carney: ‘I Just Can’t Sit On One Lake.’

This week’s bass opener is always a good time to get in a boat and whet a line with area fishing guide Steve Carney. For Carney, it’s a season that takes him across the state. “I start way west, work my way east so I’m actually on hot fish all year because I keep changing lakes and regions.”

05/24/2014

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Where Does Fishing Bait Come From?

Ask anglers where minnows come from and they’ll likely say the bait store. But odds are the bait in your bucket went through Ron Meuwissen’s pole barn. “They’re gonna work hard or die trying,” Meuwissen said. “That’s what they say in the bait store.” Ron’s dad started Ken’s Bait Service back in 1950. It’s been supplying bait stores ever since.

05/10/2013

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Park Rapids Preps For Fishing Opener Onslaught

Park Rapids will be jumping in mere hours with the arrival of the Governor. Tim Young is a great ambassador for the ice-cold 2013 fishing opener. He’s been here before.

05/09/2013

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Leech-less Spring ‘Worst Nightmare’ In Bait Industry

Minnesota’s fishing opener is only a week away, and Wisconsin’s starts in just a few hours — but anglers may have a hard time finding the bait they want to use.

05/03/2013

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Derrick Williams Takes Trade Rumors In Stride

In just over a year in the NBA, Derrick Williams has gone from being the No. 2 overall pick to trade bait. But the Minnesota Timberwolves forward says he is taking the rumors in stride.

07/13/2012

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Feather Trend Puts Stylists, Fishermen In Same Boat

A new trend in Minnesota has stylists scrambling and fishermen hoarding.

06/30/2011

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