Northwoods Adventure – Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza

It was a sunny, unseasonably warm day when anglers took to the ice Saturday for the 25th annual Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza. The horn to start the event sounded sharply at noon, and exactly two minutes later Zach Shepard came sprinting in a race to register the...

Northwoods Adventure – Ice Safety

Unpredictable… that’s the best way to describe lake ice. And, with this winter being somewhat bipolar, the ice has been a little more unpredictable. The freezing and subzero temperatures in the previous weeks did help the ice to thicken, but with a warm up on the horizon,...

Northwoods Adventure – Ice Fest 2015

With the sun shining brightly, and temperatures in the double digits, hundreds of people made their way to Breezy Point for the 2015 Ice Fest on Saturday. For the 20th straight year, the Breezy Point resort hosted the annual event in an attempt to bring tourism to the area when...

Northwoods Adventure – Spear Fishing on Mille Lacs Lake

If you travel to Mille Lacs Lake and were born after 1982 then you will see something you have never seen before in your life… spear fishing on the lake. For the first time in over 30 years the lake is open for spear fishing of northern pike. And businesses as well as the...

Northwoods Adventure – Minnesota’s Weird Winter

It’s not uncommon to have cold, almost subzero temperatures in a Minnesota winter. But 10 days of rain, along with stretches of temperatures near 40 degrees is a little out of the ordinary. This on-and-off again winter has had its effect on area businesses as well. Mount Ski Gull...

Northwoods Adventure – Gun Shows

Gun shows in the United States have been around for a very long time. Most are held in public buildings, such as hotels, armories, and stadiums. The gun show in Brainerd this past weekend was no different. Brainerd’s show has been going on for nearly 30 years, and the shows are...

Northwood’s Adventure – Curling Picking Up Popularity In Brainerd Lakes Area

What features large stones that slide across a sheet of ice towards an even larger bulls-eye? The answer; curling. Curling became an Olympic sport in 1998 after a 74 year hiatus. It has since grown in popularity and now is treated as an amateur sport with clubs popping up all...

Northwood Adventures – Sertoma Winter Wonderland Lights Up the Holiday Season

What lights up the holiday nights with 75 magnificent displays boasting over 60,000 breathtaking lights of almost every color imaginable? The answer, the Sertoma Winter Wonderland held at the Northland Arboretum in Brainerd. For the eighth consecutive year, Sertoma has partnered...

Northwoods Adventure Gone Deer Hunting

Daybreak in Bemidji. Hunters tromped into the north woods for the start of deer hunting season. It’s a time for many to reconnect with nature. I woke up at 5AM to meet Bob around 6:30AM near his stand in southern Bemidji. It was my first time hunting experience in Minnesota but...

Northwoods Adventure-Blue Ox Marathon

The second annual Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon begins with a bang, and the excitement only increases from there. The runners stride away from the Sanford Center down the trails around beautiful Lake Bemidji. The trees show off their colors for about 700 runners competing in one of...
Posted On 14 Oct 2014

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