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Reeling in Fall Fish in Otter Tail Lakes Country

By Ross Hagemeister, meisterguideservice.com.   August has been a great fishing month in Otter Tail Lakes Country.  It hasn’t been too hot and the fish have been biting. Is it like last year? No, but it’s been good.  Fishing is one of those activities/sports that if you are determined to find a way to “win” or succeed—than you […]

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Governor’s Fishing Opener 2020 an Opportunity to Fish Locally This Summer

The Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener will be held in Otter Tail County in May 2020 so why not head out to a local lake now and scout your prime fishing holes. With 1,048 lakes to fish, start looking for your lucky fishing spot this summer. Otter Tail County has ample opportunities for individuals and families […]

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Finishing Up Summer Vacation On Area Lakes

Tight Lines The Slab Seeker Summer is flying by! Youth sports are wrapping up for the summer so it’s time to sneak in those last minute fishing trips before school starts. If you’re looking to get out, I have some availability for guided fishing in August and September and we can put you and the family […]

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Fishing in Lakes Country

By Ross Hagemeister, meisterguideservice.com. Summer is flying by in Lakes Country. Tomorrow is the beginning of August—already—and it’s the time of year that I notice more folks tubing, jet skiing, and pleasure boating than I do see them fishing on the lakes. That’s the normal order and there’s nothing wrong with that. After all, the water […]

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Reeling in the good times in Otter Tail Lakes Country

Randin Olson Lock Jaw Guide Service 218-640-0158 It may feel like we live in the tropic, but I assure you that this is Minnesota. With warm temps being the norm and storms rolling through one after another, fishing can be great if you know where to look. Lakes country is full of opportunities to fire […]

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Fishing is steaming up in Otter Tail Lakes Country

It’s been a hot one in Lakes Country this week! This hot weather sure has the bass cranked up and eating though. We’ve been trying a little of everything, Stick Worms on jigs, wacky rigged or Neko rigged and swim jigs with trailers on the deep weed edges have been producing well on almost every […]

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Otter Tail County 2020 Governor’s Fishing Opener Planning Has Begun

June 10, 2019 – Otter Tail County, MN- The county of 1,048 lakes is hosting the Governor’s Fishing Opener (GFO) May 8-10, 2020. Otter Tail County was selected to host the event as a county-wide celebration to showcase Otter Tail County’s diverse outdoor recreation opportunities, the numerous lakes and welcoming communities. Otter Tail Lake will be […]

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Fishing in Otter Tail Lakes Country

By Ross Hagemeister, meisterguideservice.com Summer has arrived in Otter Tail Lakes Country. Not just because it says “July” on top of the calendar, but because the lakes are also in perfect summer form. The sunfish have finally completed their spawn, so predator species (game fish) like walleye, large mouth bass, and northern pike are once again mingling […]

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Tri Orthopedics celebrates 100th joint replacement surgery

Ben Robertson, M.D., and his Tri Orthopedics team at Tri-County Health Care recently performed their 100th joint replacement less than a year after the program’s launch. Tri-County hired Robertson full time and spearheaded the program in September of 2018, offering a full spectrum of orthopedic services. Joanne Olson of Wadena was the 100th joint replacement […]

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