Kaddatz Galleries Hosts La Valleur Salon Talks

Kaddatz Galleries Hosts La Valleur Salon Talks Photojournalist Barbara La Valleur will lead two salons in connection with her photo exhibit Hola, Cuba! at The Kaddatz Galleries in Fergus Falls. On Sat., April 22 the Battle Lake and Ashby native will present, “How I went from being a 15-year-old owner of a 1937 Chevy in […]

Guide Lines: Gadgetry – Begin With The Basics

For this month’s article I wanted to make some discussion about graphs… “Electronics” is a huge topic in the current fast moving fishing industry and many folks simply become overwhelmed by all of the gadgetry.  People often tell me how they just bought a graph, but now don’t know how to read it (much less […]

Kaddatz Gallery: Call For Artists

Photograph included is of painting by Lynn Hansen. Kaddatz Seeks Art Work Exploring Mental Illness The Kaddatz Galleries is seeking work from regional artists for a show about mental illness. The gallery will display these works in the show “Impact: An Exploration of Mental Illness” from July 6-Aug. 1. It will be followed by a national […]

Panfish Paradise Starting To Bloom

Click on image to view full size. Take a look at this photo of my daughter… We were fishing the back bay of a lake about 2 weeks after the ice came off. Notice the bare trees and dead cattails in the back ground. Also, notice the depth setting on Mae’s bobber–it’s not very deep. This […]


SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOPS Otter Tail County & Otter Tail Lakes Country Associationare hosting a series of hands-on workshops designed to help public & private entities become better at using social media to promote themselves and the area. WHO should attend? Any business, organization or entity that already has a social media presence, but would like […]

It’s All Open Water From Here!

Finally – reports and news flashes of anglers falling through the ice are over! Sadly, the only reason some folks stopped walking on the ice this spring is because the ice is gone.  By late last week, I was wondering if some people believed in gravity (or drowning) at all?  I couldn’t believe where fisherman […]

Kaddatz Galleries Offers Drawing Workshops

  Kaddatz Galleries Offers Drawing Workshops FERGUS FALLS, MN – Beginners to intermediate students can improve their drawing skills this spring and summer at the Kaddatz Galleries with classes from March through July. Beginning Drawing Each Wednesday April 5-May 10, 7-8:30 p.m., instructor Jacqueline Ness-Ludwig will teach basic drawing techniques and help students develop observational […]

Otter Tail County Marketing Campaign Wins Top Honor For Second Straight Year

A Campaign Like No Otter: Otter Tail County Marketing Campaign Wins Top Honor For Second Straight Year St. Paul, MN — At the 2017 annual Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference, held at the InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront hotel, organizations from around the state were recognized at an awards banquet for their contributions to the state’s $14.4 billion […]

It’s Maintenance Time!

Hello anglers everywhere! We have a great forecast this week, but unfortunately it’s the perfect forecast for ice melting rather than for fishing. The shorelines of the lakes throughout Otter Tail Lakes Country look ominous. The ice seems to be sinking rather than washing ashore. All that being said, ice fishing is all but over […]