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Water and temps warming up in OTC

Water and temps warming up in OTC By Ross Hagemiester, meisterguideserivice.com Hello February anglers everywhere. Wow, what a month! It’s been wicked cold in Otter Tail Lakes Country! I normally give all sorts of inspirational mentions regarding fishing in every weather condition and how the fish don’t care—just go fishing. But it almost seems as though […]

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Please Proceed With Caution

We’ve reached a transition period on the calendar… The good news is – the recent cold weather may have extended the ice fishing season a bit!  The not-so-good-news is we know of at least one lake that went from 20 inches of ice to 12 inches of ice last week.  If your favorite lake didn’t […]

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Kaddatz & Springboard Host Workshop for Prospective Art Majors

Kaddatz and Springboard host workshop for prospective art majors FERGUS FALLS, MN – High school students thinking about a college art major are invited to a free, day-long workshop with art program faculty members and practicing artists on Sat., April 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Kaddatz Galleries. The Kaddatz and Springboard For the Arts, […]

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Put In The Work & You'll Find The Fish!

Hot and Cold.  That is the best way to describe the weather and the fishing in Otter Tail Lakes Country lately.  The good news is, if you put in the work, you can find the fish! High temperatures have had an effect on our ice conditions.  We were on a small lake this past Saturday, […]

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Think-Off Turns Up Thoughts on Truth

New York Mills Regional Cultural Center 24 Main Avenue North, PO Box 246 New York Mills, MN  56567 Contact:  Betsy Roder, Executive Director 218/385-3339 or 218/298-2308 or betsy@kulcher.org www.think-off.org    www.kulcher.org Think-Off Turns Up Thoughts on Truth Great American Think-Off Essay Deadline Approaches New York Mills, MN—March 4, 2017—The X-Files character, Fox Mulder believed “The Truth […]

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February Thaw Makes Ice Cleats A Must For Anglers!

Hello anglers from around the world! Ice conditions around the county are beginning to show signs of decay.  Of course, we went through a tremendous February thaw last week and it wreaked havoc on the ice.  Not only did it reduce the amount of ice on most lakes by as much as 8 inches, it […]

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Is It Spring Already?

Wow, where’d all the ice go? This is quite the new February experience we’re having this year! I stood on the ice most of the day Monday, and more than once had to take shelter to avoid lightening strikes.  Lightening is usually more of a summer fishing threat… What are the lake conditions?  We’ve lost […]

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Change Is In The Air!

Good morning ice fishermen! Things are changing in Otter Tail Lakes Country!  Not only are the days growing steadily longer, but we have also been experiencing abnormally warm temps for February.  Soon, another stretch of 50 degree days will begin.  Wow!  What does this do to the ice and ice fishing?  Watch the ice, especially […]

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