Fishing Tip: Knots

Ray Gildow of the Nisswa Guides League and Mandy Uhrich, the “bassing biologist” demonstrate different knots that will help keep the “big one” on the line when you hook it.
Posted On 03 Jul 2015

Lake of the Week: Big Bass Lake

You can find Big Bass Lake off the Northeast corner of Lake Bemidji.  The Public Access is located on Tall Pines Road on the South tip of Big Bass Lake. The surrounding land is mostly privately owned, so that rules out swimming.  The wildlife makes the trip worth it, but fishing...
Posted On 01 Jul 2015

Fish Tips: Fishing Line

Ray Gildow of the Nisswa Guides League and tournament angler Mandy Uhrich, the “bassing bioligist” describe the different fishing lines and their properties.
Posted On 25 Jun 2015

Lake of the Week: North Twin Lake

You can find North Twin Lake about 20 miles northeast of Bemidji on Turtle River Lake Road, 8 miles east of U.S. Highway 71. The 326 acre lake is located in the Chippewa National Forest. The lake’s seclusion makes it a fantastic place to find wildlife. In the first 10...
Posted On 24 Jun 2015

Gordy Skaar Tournament

First and foremost, the Gordy Skaar Tournament aims to bring Bemidji State alumni back to help support the current Beaver teams. Of course, not all alumni are created equal. Oakland Raiders tight end Brian Leonhardt takes center stage. Fortunately for Leonhardt, he is much better...
Posted On 20 Jun 2015

Fish Tips: Boat Launch

Launching a boat can be frustrating and difficult. Tournament Angler Mandy Uhrich walks you through the process of the perfect boat launch. Be courteous of others at the public access and prepare your boat off to the side. Unstrap the boat and put in the boat plug. Unlock the...
Posted On 19 Jun 2015

Lake of the Week: Grant Lake

Let’s begin by helping you find this treasure of Wilton, about eight miles west of Bemidji. Turn south from U.S. Highway 2 onto County Highway 14. Go left at the yield sign, and turn right onto third street and follow the signs to the public water access. Before you lies...
Posted On 17 Jun 2015

Christian Laettner Basketball Camp

Two NCAA titles, one National College Player of the Year Award, one NBA All-Star selection, one Olympic gold medal, and inductions into several halls of fame. Christian Laettner’s credentials suggest when he talks about basketball, you listen. On the first day of the clinic...
Posted On 16 Jun 2015

Bemidji Bucks

If you like Bemidji State baseball, you’ll enjoy the Bemidji Bucks. Eleven current and three former Beavers play ball for the Minnesota Baseball Association’s Class B Bucks. Bemidji State Assistant coach Scott Seaton keeps a close eye on his players as the...
Posted On 12 Jun 2015

Deer River Baseball

The Deer River High School baseball team has reached the Class A state tournament for the first time since 2011. The Warriors did not look like a state-bound team when the season began.  The starting lineup of seven sophomores, one junior, and one senior led to a lot of growing...
Posted On 10 Jun 2015

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