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Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad Weekend Fall Colors Excursions along the St. Louis River in Duluth, MN

By Bret Baker
Pine Knot News Outdoors 

Tales from the 'angler's playground'


January 4, 2019

Photos by Bret Baker/ Pine Knot News

The sun rises over Lake Superior during a recent ice fishing trip to the Duluth- Superior Harbor, where Bret Baker and fishing partner Lance Horvat were joined on the ice by many other outdoors enthusiasts.

Most every Friday as I arrive home from work, the kids pepper me with requests. Inevitably the questions fall along a common theme. "Can so-and-so come over?" "Can we go do A, B, or C with them?" Or the all-time favorite, "Can (insert friend's name) spend the night?"

This Friday I turned the tables on my unsuspecting wife. "Jamie, can I go play with Mr. Horvat in the morning?" Of course it was worded a lot manlier, but that was the basic question. Translated to the outdoorsman's wife: I'm going fishing, and it's going to be godawful early when I leave.

The sun is a couple of hours from br...

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