Take a Kid Fishing

Take a Kid Fishing

June 7th – 9th is take a kid fishing weekend. From https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/ Kids will rarely be able to tell you their best day of watching TV but take them fishing and moments of angling excitement can make lifelong memories – it’s an often expressed sentiment and this weekend is a chance to put it into practice.  During Take a Kid Fishing weekend Friday, June 7, to Sunday, June 9, Minnesota residents can fish without licenses if they take children 15…

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Fishing Opener

Fishing Opener

Fishing opener in Minnesota was a tough one this year for most everyone I spoke with. The lake we fished was still in the lower 50’s for water temps, typically upper 50’s and lower 60’s is the sweet spot for our local lake. There was no shortage of bass willing to hit anything you threw out there, walleyes were non-existent for our boat. There were more boats on this lake than there has been in the past openers, but one…

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Boat Summerizing

Boat Summerizing

Here are the items I go through each spring when I bring my boat out of storage. Some of this may not apply to you and as a FYI: I have a 2 stroke outboard. Please comment below with anything I missed as part of your procedure and I’ll add it to the list. Check the trailer lights Jack up trailer, verify wheel bearings are solid and grease as needed. I use bearing buddies and highly recommend those. (Repack every…

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