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     It was a bad week for a restless outdoors person.
Not too long ago I had a flat tire and therefore went to the Tire Store to get it fixed. Leaving it safely in the hands of the Tire Guys, I turned around to leave and was stopped in my tracks when a middle-aged guy said, “You’re Hurricane Bob! From the magazine.”   Although not news to me, he went on to tell me, “It’s like God is telling me to ask you something. I’m going camping with my...
We did it all.  To celebrate the 10th anniversary of our business, we rented a batch of cabins in Itasca State Park for our staff for three nights.  We fished for crappies and northerns in the early morning.  We biked the Wilderness Trail with it’s tall pines in the afternoon, ate supper during a narrated cruise on the Chester Charles and listened to the stories of an old logger around the...
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By Lynne Diebel  Driving across the vastly flat landscape of Red Lake and Pennington Counties, the last thing we’d expect to find was a fast river. But there it was. When the water’s up – and it was when we were there – the Red Lake River really cooks along.
By Eric O’Link, Outdoor Writer Minnesota bicyclists might take some pride in knowing that our state ranks fifth in overall bike friendliness, according to the League of American Bicyclists.
Author: Bob Aldrich Outdoor Writer
There was a fiddler on the roof of my tent just west of the Gunflint Trail in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Tradition! Tradition! I zipped open my tent door to find Tevye dancing in the moonlight along the shore of Little Long Lake. Tradition! Tradition! Like the musical Fiddler on the Roof, a four-day canoe trip with my sons, Eric and Mike, gave us time to share, break and make our...

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