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HOSTETLER WINS BASS FISHING LEAGUE KENTUCKY LAKE REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP


Mon, Oct 25th, 2010
Posted in The Great Outdoors

Boater Bradley Hostetler of Muncie, Ind., caught 11 bass weighing 35 pounds, 8 ounces to win the three-day BFL Kentucky Lake Regional Championship which was held Oct. 21-23. Hostetler won a Chevy truck and Ranger boat along with a trip to the 2011 BFL All-American for his efforts. Hostetler was fishing Barkley Lake with tubes, jigs and Zara Spooks in green pumpkin to claim his victory.



WHO: The top six anglers who also qualified for the BFL All-American are:

2nd: Brian Fitzpatrick, La Crosse, Wis., nine bass, 32-7, $1,500

3rd: Mike Brueggen, La Crosse, Wis., 15 bass, 31-9, $1,100

4th: Dan Moran, London, Ohio, 12 bass, 31-7, $1,000

5th: Jacob Wheeler, Indianapolis, Ind., 13 bass, 30-8, $900

6th: Travis Brueggen, Cashton, Wis., 13 bass, 29-5, $800

The remaining top 10 are:

7th: Chris Myers, Madison, Ind., 13 bass, 28-4, $700

8th: Charlie Crisp Jr., Catlettsburg, Ky., 12 bass, 27-9, $650

9th: Tom Howland, Riceville, Iowa, 10 bass, 26-7, $600

10th: Jeff Ritter, Prairie Du Chien, Wis., nine bass, 25-3, $550



WHAT: Jeff McCarnan of Henderson, Ky., caught a total of seven bass weighing 16 pounds, 5 ounces Oct. 21-23 to win a Ranger boat along with a trip to the BFL All-American in the Co-angler Division. McCarnan was fishing Barkley Lake with Zara Spooks and jigs in green pumpkin with blue to win the tournament.



WHO: The top six co-anglers who also qualified for the BFL All-American are:

2nd: Todd Kuipers, West Chester, Ohio, eight bass, 15-5, $750

3rd: Tony Grubb, Ann Arbor, Mich., five bass, 14-15, $550

4th: Josh Mohn, Lansing, Iowa, six bass, 14-7, $500

5th: Andy Holst, Wauwatosa, Wis., six bass, 13-7, $450

6th: Brian Zelinskas, Beaver Creek, Ohio, six bass, 12-5, $400

The remaining top 10 are:

7th: Robert Fulton, Ray, Ohio, five bass, 11-9, $350

8th: Joseph Nega, Chicago, Ill., five bass, 10-15, $325

9th: Chad Kerr, Burlington, Iowa, four bass, 10-14, $300

10th: K.C. Shaible, Machesney Park, Ill., five bass, 10-7, $275



ABOUT FLW OUTDOORS

FLW Outdoors, named after Forrest L. Wood, the legendary founder of Ranger Boats, is the largest fishing tournament organization in the world offering anglers worldwide the opportunity to compete for millions over the course of 189 tournaments in 2010. FLW Outdoors has also taken fishing mainstream wit .....
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RICE LAKE ENHANCEMENT UNDERWAY

Wed, Sep 29th, 2010
Posted in The Great Outdoors





WINNEBAGO, Minn., Sept. 28, 2010 - Water level management is the goal as one of Minnesota's first designated wildlife lakes and a major waterfowl migration stopover gets a facelift. The project is funded by an Outdoor Heritage Fund g ..... 
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MERRILL LEADS FLW WALLEYE TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP ON LEECH LAKE

Thu, Sep 23rd, 2010
Posted in The Great Outdoors





WALKER, Minn. (Sept. 22, 2010) - Pro Kevin Merrill of Pierre, S.D., and co-angler Matt Hiller of Grand Rapids, Mich., brought in five walleyes weighing 16 pounds, 5 ounces Wednesday to lead day one of the FLW Walleye Tour Championshi ..... 
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Prairie walk at Houston Nature Center

Mon, Sep 20th, 2010
Posted in The Great Outdoors

Come for an easy one hour walk along the award-winning Houston levee prairie in Trailhead Park at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 4, at the Houston Nature Center. Find out why cord grass can give you welts and which plant holds water for the birds ..... 
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The DNR Trail Reconstruction has started TODAY! One week early. NOTICE!

Mon, Jun 7th, 2010
Posted in The Great Outdoors

Portions of the Root River State Trail will be closed for resurfacing.

June 7 - July 5 between Fountain and Isinours.

July 5 - July 30 between Isinours and Lanesboro.

Construction begins near Interstate State Park

Tue, May 11th, 2010
Posted in The Great Outdoors

Interstate State Park will get new sidewalks, new seating areas, and improved accessibility as part of a long awaited face-lift this summer, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Division of Parks and Trails. The northern e ..... 
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Twin Cities Urban Birding Festival bigger and better than ever

Tue, May 11th, 2010
Posted in The Great Outdoors

The fifth annual Urban Birding Festival will be held May 13-16 at various locations throughout Minneapolis-St. Paul. It's a free celebration of springtime birds, especially those which inhabit urban areas.

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10th Annual Trout Day in Forestville a big success

Fri, May 7th, 2010
Posted in The Great Outdoors

The 10th Annual Trout Day event at Forestville Mystery Cave State Park on Saturday, May 1st, had the biggest turnout in its history, great spring weather, and fun for all ages. To top it off, there were even some fish being caught.

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10th Annual Trout Day in Forestville a big success

Fri, May 7th, 2010
Posted in The Great Outdoors

The 10th Annual Trout Day event at Forestville Mystery Cave State Park on Saturday, May 1st, had the biggest turnout in its history, great spring weather, and fun for all ages. To top it off, there were even some fish being caught.

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