Every fall in Minnesota is seems the duck situation changes according to weather conditions, rain amounts and air temperatures. Heading into the early season here in central Minnesota, Mother Nature has thrown us some curves and the modern waterfowler needs to adapt accordingly. Here are some insights into our early season and some of my budding strategies.
After spending August scouting my favorite whitetail bow hunting areas, I have come to the conclusion that the majority of the deer right now are keying on water sources and expect this trend to continue into September.
Here in central Minnesota we have a small window of opportunity to chase the Mourning Dove and this window seems to last about six weeks every fall.
by Steve Carney Contributing writer August fishing has always been nothing great over the years as we head into some very warm temperatures. Over the last few years I have dedicated the month of August to hanging portable tree stands in preparation for the upcoming bow opener in a few weeks. Nothing can contribute to [...]
As we anglers transition into the warmer summer months we need to change tactics and alter our presentations for catching walleyes. Things have changed since the opener and now we are faced with very warm water, algae water and still high water levels. July is when I begin to change over to live bait rigging [...]
Welcome to the best fishing month of the open water season.
June is my favorite month because the spawn has been completed and the water temperatures are rising every day getting the game fish active and cruising for food almost on a full time basis.
What a weird start to the 2013 fishing opener. Plenty of ice still roaming around our larger lakes as our smaller lakes begin to open up.
Recently I have been spending some time reviewing ice out dates for the entire state of Minnesota and I must say we could set a new record here for one of the latest recorded ice out dates in history.