Paul Bunyan Country Outdoors

Paul Bunyan Country Outdoors

Paul Bunyan Country Outdoors features discussion of all things outdoors in the True North. With thousands of lakes and thousands of acres of forest, Paul Bunyan Country is home to some of the best fishing and hunting in North America and you’ll hear from the some of the nation’s best guides and anglers.


Latest Episodes

BRUCE JEAN: Rainy Reports, Dad Jokes And A Not So Fast Five

Bruce Jean of Rainy Lakes Guides checks in to talk about some BIG northerns coming through the ice, along with several other hot bites. Plus, we talk gear, get a couple of dad jokes and a Fast Five…that doesn’t go real fast. Great stuff though!

FRESH FRISCH! Mike Frisch Checks In To Talk Ice, TV & The School Of Fish

Mike Frisch is a busy dude! So busy, he hasn’t even had a ton of ice fishing opportunities. Nonetheless, he’s a veteran and has some great hard water wisdom. We get caught up on what we’ll see on “Fishing The Midwest”, talk about the School Of Fish, and even throw in a Fast Five.

ICE OASIS: Carl Adams Details A Couple Of Places With Great Ice In A Spotty Winter

It’s been a very spotty winter for ice. And even where there’s good ice, there’s often slush and snow piled on top of it. But there are a couple places that have great ice and fairly good access…Red and Lake of the Woods. And who knows more about Red and Lake of the Woods than Carl Adams? Well, probably somebody…but I don’t who they are.

GARETT SVIR: Seeking Slabs On The Hard Waters Of Otter Tail County

Garett Svir’s business name says it all: Slab Seekers Guide Service. With ice finally firming up on Otter Tail Country lakes, Garett is finding fish and action while dealing with the slush that s prevalent throughout Minnesota this year. Plus, the new panfish regs effects on slab sizes and much more.

BRAINERD BASH! And We Go East For The Lake of the Week

The Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza is on the way and we get the details from Tournament Chair Tad Johnson. Plus, we head over Grand Rapids way and check in with Dave Weitzel to find out about another Grand Rapids area gem for our latest Lake of the Week.
Click HERE For the Extravaganza: https://icefishing.org/
Click HERE For Lake of the Week Details: https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/lakefind/lake.html?id=31077500

HOYER HEROICS: A National Title, Team USA and A Deer the Robin Hood Way

John Hoyer has had another amazing year. He captured his second Cabela’s National Walleye Tour National Championship, he was part of Team USA at the World Predator Classic in Czechia. On top of all that…he got his deer, Robin Hood style. Great stuff from John Hoyer on the latest podcast.

LAKE OF THE WEEK DOUBLEHEADER: Of Lobsters & Pines…We Head to Alex & Walker

We have a Lake of the Week Doubleheader today, learning about Lobster Lake in the Alexandria area (no, we don’t know why a lake in Minnesota’s Paul Bunyan Country is called “Lobster”) and Pine Lake in Walker. If you want to learn a little more here are some links from the MN DNR LakeFinder:
Lobster: https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/lakefind/lake.html?id=21014400
Pine: https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/lakefind/lake.html?id=11029200

LAKES OF THE WEEK: We Visit A Couple Of Gems In The Alex & Walker Areas

It’s a Lake of the Week doubleheader as we discover a couple of gems in Paul Bunyan Country. First up we check out a lake in the Alex area that definitely does not contain the marine life it’s named after…and secondly, we check out Pine Lake, which could be…well…pretty much anywhere. Listen to find out which Pine we’re checking out.