Minnesota Trails Report

The Otter Country Trail Association’s 346 miles of snowmobile trails should be fully regroomed by this weekend. The trails have a 2-4 inch base, with 10-12 inches of snow on the ground. Conditions are mostly fair to good. The Otter Country Trails offer numerous connections to other trail systems in the Otter Tail County vicinity. […]

Minnesota Fishing Report

Whether it’s winter, spring, summer, or fall, there are always fish biting somewhere. This winter is no exception-look and you may find. Late January brings along with it other problems. It’s usually easier to find fish then it is to find lakes and areas where travel isn’t inhibited by deep snow, drifting, flooded slushy lake […]

Recipes for the Resort: One Pot Baked Ziti

Whether you’re staying busy at home with the family or you’re relaxing up at East Silent Lake Resort, now is the perfect time to try out some new recipes! Especially during these frigid cold winter months, doesn’t a hot pot of fresh ziti pasta sound fabulous? So how about trying this recipe from www.damndelicious.net tonight […]

Minnesota Fishing Report

Anglers report that the walleyes are biting in 18-22 feet of water, as well as 28-32 foot depths depending on the lake. Most of the fish are being taken on jigs tipped with fathead minnows. Northern pike can be found at 15 feet of water when using sucker minnows, with multiple area lakes producing lots […]

Minnesota Trails Report

The Otter Country Trail Association’s 273 miles of snowmobile trails should be regroomed by this weekend. The trails have a 2-4 inch base, with 10-12 inches of snow covering the ground. Conditions are mostly good. The Otter Country Trails offer numerous connections to other trail systems in the Otter Tail County vicinity. Nearby, Maplewood State […]

Minnesota Birding Report

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, January 23, 2014 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also hear this report by calling (218)847-5743 or 1-800-433-1888. What a winter it has been so far, and it’s not over yet! As I compile this report, the wind is howling outside […]

Minnesota Fishing Report

Patterns have been difficult to predict, and fishing has slowed somewhat during this mid-January timeframe. Currently, panfish are producing the most action and can usually be found around the vegetation in many area lakes. Because panfish are a common food source for both northern pike and bass, if there is a school of panfish, most […]

Minnesota Trails Report

Maplewood State Park has approximately 10 inches of snow in the woods. Most of the ski trails were recently groomed, with good conditions reported. These trails have a 2-4 inch base. The snowmobile trails have also been groomed, and rides report fair conditions.

Minnesota Birding Report

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, January 16, 2014 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also hear this report by calling (218)847-5743 or 1-800-433-1888. We are in the midst of the blizzard as I compile this report so no road conditions are available. Birds are being seen […]

Minnesota Birding Report

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, January 9, 2014 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also hear this report by calling (218)847-5743 or 1-800-433-1888. What a cold week it has been with temperatures dipping far below zero, and on some days at least, stiff winds. Most birders […]