Ice Ride: From mobile ice fishing to saving lives, the Wilcraft navigates niche markets and tough terrain

The first iteration of Tom Roering’s amphibious all-terrain vehicle, the Wilcraft, was far from amphibious: it took on so much water that it wouldn’t float. The year was 1998, and Roering was determined to build a mobile ice-fishing house. He and his family had been building permanent ice-fishing houses for years but had experienced setbacks: … [ Read more]

1 Walleye Each, says DNR

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced today that anglers on Mille Lacs can keep one walleye between 18-20 inches long, or one longer than 28 inches, until the total catch for the ice fishing season reaches 5,000 pounds, reports The Star Tribune. The regulation goes into effect Tuesday, December 1, and lasts through Sunday, February 28, … [ Read more]

Campfire Cooking: Streamside with The Wild Chef

A “Stream to Table” recipe, presented by Dinner on the Farm By Jonathan Miles, The Wild Chef The adventurous eaters who dine with us in the farm fields all summer long may be getting a case of cabin fever right about now. Not only are we pining for warmer weather, but also the local food … [ Read more]

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