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Just wait a few years, I'll bring thousands of friends! - YouTube
Just wait a few years, I'll bring thousands of friends! - YouTube
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Forest Tent Caterpillars Are Back, But It Will Get Worse

I've seen pictures of these pests that my friends post on Facebook and the DNR confirms that Forest Tent Caterpillars, or 'Army Worms' are making themselves known again this year.  But, according to a story from the Minneapolis-Star Tribune , this is just a setup for what is expected to be a major outbreak in a few years. They set a record in 2002-03, clearing 7.5 million acres of hardwood trees of their leaves in central and northern Minnesota.

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Ken Hayes
Ken Hayes
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The Walleye Curse Is Lifted, First Walleye In 6 Years

I've had a curse put on since the last walleye I missed in July 2006.  I had pretty good luck, catching nice walleyes all that summer.  Then one day, I missed the biggest walleye of my life.  The thing was huge, well over 30 inches. 

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Watch The Funniest Fishing Bloopers, Guaranteed To Make You Laugh [VIDEO]

I haven't laughed this hard out loud for a while.  Bill Dance, master fisherman has had some pretty hilarious bloopers over the years.  I think we can all relate, me especially.  Take a look and have a laugh!

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ken hayes on a good camping trip
ken hayes on a good camping trip
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5 Disastrously Bad Camping Experiences

With Memorial Day Weekend upon us a lot of people may be planning to camp.  Learn from my mistakes.  We all have a bad camping experience, at it seems that I have more than most.  Here's the worst of them.

1. Bears!  Bears!  Bears! - 1993 Whiteface campground around 1992-1993.  I don't exactly remember the year, but holy cow what an experience to remember. 

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Photo:  Homie Kates
Photo: Homie Kates
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Tired of Dandelions Over-Populating Your Yard? Make Dandy, Delicous Dandelion Jelly!

 

THIS is the morning AFTER Homie sprayed weed killer on the dandelions in our yard.  I had asked him, "do you think this stuff will work?"   He answered, "YES, of course it will!  I know what I'm doing!!!!"

Um, ok.....what do YOU think?  

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Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images
Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images
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Help Needed Finding And Safely Securing Loose Bear Cub In Duluth

We just received word from Kelly at Wildwoods that a little bear cub (raccoon size) is wandering in the area of Swan Lake Road and West Arrowhead Road in Duluth.  He was last seen on West Morgan and Yosemite.  We want to make sure this little guy is secured safely by taking the following action.

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Photo by Carsten Koall/Getty Images
Photo by Carsten Koall/Getty Images
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Pedal Minnesota Campaign Declares Minnesota The Bike Friendly State

On a gorgeous day getting outside is a priority for most people.  You see a lot of runners, walkers and rollerbladers.  A new campaign wants there to be more bikers, particularly in Minnesota.  I do own a bike, but only ride it around when I'm out camping or something.  Perhaps I need to upgrade my wheels and get out there!

According to Pedal Minnesota, the state was recognized as the 'Best Trails State' by American Trails, and boasts more paved trails than any other state.

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Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images
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Evacuation Of City Of Ely Ruled Out As Fire Gets Under Control

Thursday started a scary chain of events for the city of Ely as a fire erupted nearby around 1:30pm.  It appears that the fire started due to a spark from a downed power line.  There was anticipation that an evacuation in Ely may be coming, but there is some good news on that front.

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Win McNamee/Getty Images
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City Of Duluth Celebrates Arbor Day With Initiatives

So you've heard of Arbor Day and you know it has something to do with planting trees, but that's the extent of it?  You're in luck, because even though Arbor Day is celebrated nationally on different dates.  Mayor Ness and the City of Duluth are going

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Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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Burning Restrictions Still Apply For Parts Of The Northland Until Later This Week

The main thing to keep in mind is to check your area for restrictions before you burn, and obtain proper permits so that you are aware of restrictions which may impact you.  Best to error on the side of caution on this.  While many burning restrictions remain in place, the Department of Natural Resources is lifting them in several northern Minnesota counties yet this week.

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Eagle Swims With Fish To Shore After It’s Too Heavy To Fly With

I've seen a lot of eagles, and I've seen them feed, but I've never seen this.  After several attempts to grab this fish and fly away, the eagle finally comes up with plan be.  Land on the fish and swim it to shore.  It's a great video!

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I missed a big one, chewed threw my line.  I put a wire lead on and a top floating rapala.  The water was clear enough on West Vermilion, I could see the pike chasing my lure.  Awesome!
I missed a big one, chewed threw my line. I put a wire lead on and a top floating rapala. The water was clear enough on West Vermilion, I could see the pike chasing my lure. Awesome!
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Ken Hayes Outdoors: Weekend Fishing Opener [PHOTOS]

I call this Ken Hayes Outdoors in a joking way, since I'm a novice fisherman.  I'm working on getting more lake time in, and luckily this year I was able to spend the whole weekend up north.  Here's some pictures of how our trip went.

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