Upcoming canoeing events on the Red and Red Lake rivers will offer the opportunity to paddle 10-passenger, 24-foot Voyageur canoes.

Public Input Meetings On Greenway River Access, Paddling Events On Tap

A chance to weigh in on river access in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks and opportunities to paddle 24-foot voyageur canoes are on tap in the coming weeks. First up, Greenway staff and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources have scheduled two public meetings to get input on developing a master plan for river…
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An Afternoon Boat Ramp Tour Of The Rivers In GF And EGF

I took a drive this afternoon to check out the four boat ramps in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks and was amazed by what I saw. Except for small amounts of shore ice in a couple of spots, the rivers are completely open, and the ramps are clear. Get the boats out of storage.…
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Registration Open For Cats Incredible, Boundary Battle Catfish Tourneys

Summer might seem a long ways off — especially after the recent cold snap — but one indicator of warmer days ahead came this week when the East Grand Forks firefighters union announced registration now is open for this year’s Cats Incredible Catfish Tournament. The annual Red River catfish extravaganza is set for July 30-31…
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Friday Outdoors Updates

A few odds and ends on this chilly Friday: Bring on the cold The onset of cold weather came none too soon for ice fishing enthusiasts across the region and the resorts and outfitters who depend on those ice fishing enthusiasts for their winter income. Photos this morning on various social media sites show Lake…
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Balmy Weather Offers ‘bonus Days’ Fishing Greenback Walleyes On The Manitoba Side Of The Red

With temperatures forecast to rise into the 50s this past weekend, I couldn’t resist the invitation a Canadian friend dangled last week to join him for a couple of days to fish “greenback” walleyes on the Manitoba side of the Red River near Lake Winnipeg. Few places within easy driving distance offer a better shot…
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