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

FALL CLASSIC: Cystic Fibrosis Walleye Classic & Lake of the Week

Steve Ballou is in to talk about the 21st Annual Cystic Fibrosis Walleye Classic, one of the last softwater tournaments of the year. He discusses CF, research successes and the details of the big event. Plus, it’s Lake of the Week Day and we head to the Park Rapids area for this week’s gem.

THE BRADY BUNCH (of Walleyes): Brady Laudon is Catching Fish & It’s Only Going To Get Better

Paul Bunyan Country Fishing Guide & Visit Bemidji dude Brady Laudon is back on the show. Brady’s been getting walleyes, bass and panfish on a number of Bemidji area lakes and Lake Bemidji’s walleye bite is picking back up as we get into the fall bite. Plus Brady talks about all the Bemidji love he got at the Visit Bemidji booth at the Minnesota State Fair.

PULL! The United Way Trap Shoot Is Coming

United Way of Bemidji Area Executive Director Denae Alamano checks in to talk about the United Way Trap Shoot coming up September 29th at the Northland Regional Sports Park. Give your dead eye a little practice before you go hunting and help a great cause. Plus, Steve Scepaniak on Mille Lacs Lake action.

FRISCHING THE MIDWEST: Of Walleyes & Bass in Alexandria with Mike Frisch

Mike Frisch of “Fishing The Midwest” is back to talk Alexandria area fishing. He discusses the inconsistent walleye bite in the Alex area this summer. On the other hand, the bass bite has been boffo! Plus, we talk the School of Fish, his thoughts on live scope and, of course, another Fast Five.

Are The Fish Biting? YOU BET! Isaiah Hahn Checks In

Isaiah Hahn of You Bet Fishing Guide Service is in to talk fall fishing. He’s back at his “regular” job at Menahga School, but will be guiding and fishing everyday AFTER school and all weekend until ice up. He says the muskie bite has been solid and expects a great autumn. Plus we talk bass, walleye, pan fishing, live scope and much more.

HAPPY TRAILS…& ACCESSES: DNR’s Dave Schotzko Talks Boat Ramps, Trails & More

We all love fishing, but for most of us it won’t happen without a public access. Dave Schotzko is the DNR Area Parks & Trails Supervisor and he discusses the challenges in making Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes (or many of them anyway) available to all of us. We talk early season challenges, late season challenges, how new accesses are created, plus bike, hike and snowmobile trails. It’s alot of cover, so settle in!