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  • Mid-Ice Tips & Tricks January 18, 2019
    By Nick Simonson As we settle into the heart of ice season and the challenges of the middle stretch come to be, there are some little changes that can help up the odds of success and make things easier, when conditions might conspire to make fishing tougher.  What follows are a few tips, tweaks and... […]
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  • Daily Edge for Fri. Jan. 18 January 18, 2019
    STEP-BY-STEP. We’re working our way through the heart of winter and taking care of those tasks to wrap up fall and get ready for spring.  We talk about that and more in today’s Three Things.   Featured Photo:  Light snow overnight holds dog tracks on an early morning walk…before the wind fills them back in.... […]
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  • Our Outdoors: New Winter Excitement January 17, 2019
    By Nick Simonson   It used to be that the middle of January was a dead time for me, a melding together of quiet post-holiday nights ticking away in front of the tying bench punctuated by frantic weekend searches for perch or walleyes on hardwater in an attempt to overcome the slowing mid-ice bite, all... […]
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  • Daily Edge for Thu. Jan. 17 January 17, 2019
    SEEING RED.  Nah, we’re not mad (unless things stay cloudy) as we turn our eyes to the skies in preparation for this weekend’s lunar event and talk about staying warm as things turn cold in today’s Three Things.   Featured Photo:  The Super Wolf Blood Moon is coming, watch for a red-shaded lunar eclipse on... […]
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  • Daily Edge for Wed. Jan. 16 January 16, 2019
    WHAT WINTER?  Just kidding, but still things have been surprisingly mild.  Temps dip today and tomorrow and head for a weekend slide, when we might touch zero again.  In the meantime, we review our WSI score as we sneak our way to the middle of January.   Featured Photo:  There’s not much snow on the... […]
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  • Daily Edge for Tue. Jan. 15 January 15, 2019
    TUMBLIN’ TUESDAY. Yesterday’s warmth will fade on northwest breezes as we dip into a bit of a trough for a few days.  We talk trauma, records and the difference in the species we see in today’s Three Things. Featured Photo: Soak It In.  A rooster and two hen pheasants find warmth on an open, south-facing... […]
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  • Daily Edge for Mon. Jan. 14 January 14, 2019
    COATED.  Watch as calm conditions, low clouds and temps in the 20s set up an ideal scenario for frost deposits on the landscape.  It won’t last long as Tuesday’s winds will move things around.  We take a look at the week ahead and catch up on a coating of a different kind in today’s Three... […]
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  • Daily Edge for Sun. Jan. 13 January 13, 2019
    WARM SHOT.  We stop short of saying hot, but relatively speaking it will be nice as temps approach 30 today.  We brace for a cold smack later this week by thinking about spring and planning for CTL with some tips, funding ideas and more in today’s Three Things.   Featured Photo:  Aiming for Spring.  A... […]
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  • Daily Edge for Sat. Jan. 12 January 12, 2019
    GOOD LOOKIN’ OUT. Calm conditions will make today – the chillier of the weekend pair – tolerable outdoors, so don’t abandon your plans, but maybe pack an extra layer.  We go around the horn with news and notes in today’s Three Things.   Featured Photo:  A walleye lurks under structure. Simonson Photo.   WEATHER (Bismarck... […]
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  • Foam Yellow Sally January 11, 2019
    By Nick Simonson The Yellow Sally is an out-and-out stonefly pattern, designed for those clean trout streams where these insects are common in the warm weather months and the lighter colored versions of the bugs are frequently found.  As there aren’t a whole lot of those locales in the upper Midwest, I’ve found this traditional... […]
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