Hunting. Fishing. Guiding.

Minnesota Alaska

Hunting. Fishing. Guiding.

Minnesota Alaska

  • The 320 lb Deer

    On Sunday, October 15 of 2017 I entered the woods around 2:30pm to setup for an evening bow hunt. The temperature was around 46 degrees, the wind was blowing out of the West around 13mph and it was partly cloudy but starting to become overcast. After walking into my hunt location, I setup my treestand… Read more »

  • Arctic Alaska Part 2

    Arctic Cold The nights were getting cold. Sub-freezing temperatures holding until late morning when the sun would finally creep up above the mountains and thaw some of the frost. It was a chore getting up with 20F putting on waders and wading boots that are frozen solid. Boiling water and pouring over the boots usually… Read more »

  • North Shore Fall Grand Slam

    Kayak Fishing Lake Trout Always have a plan B. Plan A was kayak fishing lake trout every day but because Lake Superior is so unpredictable, conditions were only ideal for our first evening of fishing. Even so, we capitalized and made the best of it when we could. Plan B was fly fishing in the… Read more »

  • Wilderness Trout Fishing in Northern Minnesota

    The reason we travel to Northern Minnesota to fish stream trout through the ice is for the experience and the solitude. Although we could have easily kept limits of trout, we only kept a few rainbows around 20″ and let everything else go. The lakes were empty of people and we really felt alone out… Read more »

  • Rattling in a Giant: The Backstory

    Just a couple of days after taking this giant I was contacted by another hunter who found out about it and apparently had been after this deer. Hunting over a half mile away, he had been capturing regular images of this deer on his trail camera – right up until the day before he found his… Read more »