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Brian Klawitter

Lakeland, Minn.

Outdoors
June 21, 2015
River Monsters of Minnesota

River Monsters of Minnesota

It's not just the rivers of the South that have "River Monsters"!
Outdoors
November 22, 2014

The Lock Operator and The Starfish

What does a lock operator and a starfish have in common? Read on...
Outdoors
September 20, 2014
Sturgeon Fishing On The St Croix- In The Metro Areas Backyard

Sturgeon Fishing On The St Croix- In The Metro Areas Backyard

With the St. Croix River being within an hour drive of most of the Metro Area, it's a fantastic opportunity to catch and release one of Minnesota oldest and largest fish!
Outdoors
May 12, 2014

While Many Are Thinking Marble Eyes, Some Are Thinking Whiskers!

Generally easier to catch and with a fight to match no other for the size, the fork tailed Channel Cat offers a great alternative to the majestic walleye.
Outdoors
January 7, 2014

Doctor Sonar Helps You Put It All Together

With the mind boggling array of todays fishing electronics, mapping chips and software, Doctor Sonars' classes help you put it all together to find more fish and faster.
Outdoors
December 3, 2013

Seven Years and It's Great To Be Alive

Captain River Dan's Amazing Story of Surviving 33 Degree Waters.
Outdoors
July 31, 2013
The Fishing Community and Kaden

The Fishing Community and Kaden

What happens when the fishing community comes together for a common goal. Childrens Cancer Research.
Outdoors
July 29, 2013

Mississippi River-levels dropping-temps rising

After a cold extended spring followed by high water, Old Man River is getting back to his old self again.
Outdoors
December 4, 2012
Mississippi Sauger Bite for Beginners

Mississippi Sauger Bite for Beginners

It was March sometime in the '80s. I was amazed at the number of boats fishing below the dam above Red Wing. My friend and I started fishing just like everyone else. A jig and a plastic, drifting down stream slowly. At the end of six hours, we were both tired of watching everyone else catch fish, and we had ZERO to show for our time. We loaded the boat at the DNR ramp right after dinging up his prop on the closing dam.
Outdoors
July 31, 2012
Hot Weather = Stupid Crazy Channel Cat Bite!

Hot Weather = Stupid Crazy Channel Cat Bite!

For the past 4 weeks or so the Mississippi River near Red Wing Channel Cat bite has been off the charts!
Outdoors
May 23, 2012
Catfishing tournament comes to Red Wing

Catfishing tournament comes to Red Wing

Cat Fishing Keeps on Growing In Minnesota! Four Seasons Sports Shop in Red Wing to Host a First Annual Monster Flathead and Channel Cat Fishing Tournament!
Outdoors
May 1, 2012

Part Two: Rods, Reels and Locations~Trophy Flathead Catfish!

As a Trophy Catfish guide, I field many of the same questions each year. Although I love talking Big Flatheads with anyone, I thought I would type out a "how to" on some of the more important portions of Flathead Fishing that might help someone new to the sport get started. Part Two: Rods, Reels and Locations for the fish of a life time...the Trophy Flathead Catfish!
Outdoors
April 5, 2012

Trophy Catfishing Time is Coming Soon!

As our rivers warm toward that magic number of 65 degrees, it's time to start gearing up to land the largest of our predatory fish in Minnesota!
Outdoors
February 16, 2012

Ice out Walleyes & Saugers on the Wisconsin River

Take a trip to 'sconie with "Boog" Ballweg of Ballweg's Guide Service and check out his rendition of Ice Out Walleyes!
Outdoors
December 8, 2011
Locating Early Ice Slabs

Locating Early Ice Slabs

If you can establish a pattern of where these fish will be holding then the rewards will come.
Outdoors
November 30, 2011

Wintertime Fishing On The Open Water

Walleye Tactics, Safety And More By: Turk Gierke
Outdoors
October 9, 2011
Connor, the 13 year old in all of us

Connor, the 13 year old in all of us

Remember that first big fish you caught? Might have been a 3 pound Northern or a 4 pound walleye? Heck it could have been a 10 pound carp. Here's Connor's story that he's going to remember for a long time!
Outdoors
September 20, 2011
St Croix River Sturgeon Season in Full Swing

St Croix River Sturgeon Season in Full Swing

Big boats are being put away, now is a great time to try Lake Sturgeon fishing just minutes from the Metro Area!
Outdoors
August 31, 2011
Shovelnose Sturgeon of the Mississippi River

Shovelnose Sturgeon of the Mississippi River

With the opening of the St Croix Lake Sturgeon Season less than a week away, it's a good time to practice with a few Shovels and other "big tuggers"!
Outdoors
August 12, 2011

Dreaded carp: Can they be stopped? Or should we help them?

As Minnesota ramps up to stop this invasion, other government departments work to help them along.
Outdoors
August 8, 2011

"11 Trophy Flathead Report and Getting Ready!

August is the time for change. Change from targeting Trophy Flathead Catfish to Trophy Lake Sturgeon on the St Croix in September!
Outdoors
July 15, 2011

Fishermen and Businessmen Resurrect Warrior Boat Brand

At the peak of Warrior's production, they were building about 300 boats per year, and to start, the new company will employ about 10 people, including some of the key personnel from the former factory. The new company will select from among four communities bidding to locate there.
Outdoors
June 20, 2011
Family Fathers Day Flathead Catfish

Family Fathers Day Flathead Catfish

If you haven't experienced a large fish in current of the moving Mississippi River, it's pretty hard to explain. About the best I can say is you're arms will hurt, you'll have a black and blue spot where the butt of the rod is pressed against your tummy and you'll be grunting a lot!
Outdoors
May 9, 2011
Dean Marshall Leaves Everts Fishing Resort

Dean Marshall Leaves Everts Fishing Resort

After Nearly 7 Years of Teaching Fishing From Inside a Bait Shop Everts Fishing Resort is Changing Management.
Outdoors
January 24, 2011

USCG: Lifejacket on Floor Better Than the One You're Wearing

"Almost three-fourths of all fatal boating accident victims drowned, and of those, eighty-four (84) percent were not reported as wearing a life jacket" - 2009 USCG Boating Statistics