Feb 14 2019

Winter Camping in the Chippewa National Forest

2019-02-14T14:37:00+00:00Thursday, Feb 14, 2019|Blog|

Guest blogger: John Schroeder shares his experience of winter camping in the Chippewa National Forest.  People might call you crazy and think you’ve gotten frostbite to the brain, but if you’re looking for a way to be bold and embrace winter in Minnesota’s nature… try winter camping! With the silent solitude of winter in the [...]

Feb 13 2019

Come Panfish in Grand Rapids This Winter

2019-02-13T16:29:55+00:00Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019|Blog, Fishing|

This week's Grand Rapids Ice Fishing Report brought to you by Tom Neustrom, owner of professional fishing guide service: MN Fishing Connections. As we get into the last weeks and sometimes the last days of ice fishing there is a phenomenon that occurs for panfish. We’re talking bull bluegills, mumbo jumbo perch, and big crappies. [...]

Feb 12 2019

Top Reasons To Book Your Spring Break in Grand Rapids

2019-02-12T20:49:41+00:00Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019|Blog|

We know how busy families are. Parents working 40+ hours a week. Kids scheduled in multiple activities, sports games and tournaments and then there is school work, and school schedules. Parents have a hard time to get their paid time off to coordinate with kids school and activity schedules. With Schools Spring Break coming up [...]

Feb 5 2019

Be BOLD and Head North for a Cabin Fever Reliever!

2019-02-15T14:30:38+00:00Tuesday, Feb 5, 2019|Blog|

Are you not quite through the post-holiday slump? Maybe your family seems to be dragging through the last dregs of winter, just waiting out work, school, and responsibilities until they get to the weekend – only to start all over again each Monday. How can your family escape the cabin fever of the close quarters [...]

Jan 31 2019

Frigid Weather Ice Fishing Report

2019-01-31T13:20:09+00:00Thursday, Jan 31, 2019|Blog, Fishing|

This week's Frigid Weather Ice Fishing Report brought to you by Tom Neustrom, owner of MN Fishing Connections Guide Service. With the bitter cold weather of late, ice fishing has been at a temporary standstill. We are Minnesotan’s and everything will be normal in a day or so. Winter travel on lakes is still advised [...]

Jan 29 2019

Happy National Plan Your Vacation Day

2019-01-29T20:48:57+00:00Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019|Blog|

The US Travel Agency has set January 29, 2019 as National Plan Your Vacation Day. This day has been set aside to commit your time off for the rest of the year at the start of the year. Each year millions of vacation days go unused. We want you to use those days off by planning [...]

Jan 24 2019

Spear Fishing in Grand Rapids MN

2019-01-23T10:13:48+00:00Thursday, Jan 24, 2019|Blog, Fishing|

Ashley Brubaker speared this nice 34" northern on a Grand Rapids area lake last weekend. Tom Neustrom with nice crappie. This week's Grand Rapids Ice Fishing Report features spear fishing by Tom Neustrom, owner of MN Fishing Connections. It is never too early to Book that Fishing Trip! Another bout with [...]

Jan 22 2019

Top 5 Ways To Enjoy Snow Season

2019-01-25T11:52:13+00:00Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019|Blog|

In Minnesota, there is up to 6 months of winter, and of those- 5 months are SNOW SEASON. People that live in northern Minnesota have to find ways to enjoy the long snow season out of pure survival. We wanted to share our top 5 ways to enjoy the snow season in an attempt to [...]

Jan 17 2019

Winter Perch in Grand Rapids MN

2019-01-17T11:09:42+00:00Thursday, Jan 17, 2019|Blog, Fishing|

This week's Grand Rapids Ice Fishing Report brought to you by Tom Neustrom, owner of MN Fishing Connections professional fishing guide service. With the colder weather upon us there are positive things to be thankful for. The slush that has formed on the area lakes due to recent snowfall has made travel a bit sketchy. [...]

Jan 15 2019

Take a Romantic Winter Getaway to Grand Rapids

2019-01-15T14:44:31+00:00Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019|Blog|

This season plan a winter getaway to Grand Rapids for two. There is nothing more romantic than snuggling by the fire after a day of winter activities. We have plenty to satisfy every taste, so plan your trip and let the magic happen. Winter Accommodations  Rent a cozy cabin just for two or stay in [...]