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Bar Room Banter: The $18 Million Ice Fishing Drug Bust

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Bar Room Banter: The $18 Million Ice Fishing Drug Bust

There’s a difference between book smart and bar smart. You may not be book smart, but this series can make you seem educated and interesting from a barstool. So, belly up, pour yourself a glass of something good, and take notes as we look at how friendly ice fishermen foiled an elaborate drug-moving...
Fact Checker: Do You Lose Half of Your Body Heat from Your Head?

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Fact Checker: Do You Lose Half of Your Body Heat from Your Head?

Myths, lies and old wives’ tales loom large in the outdoor pursuits. Here at MeatEater, we’re dedicated to separating facts from bullsh*t, so we created this series to examine suspect yarns. If there’s a belief, rumor, or long-held assumption you’d like us to fact check, drop us a note at...
Hundreds of Ice Fishermen Stranded in Blizzard: ‘It Looks Like Antarctica’

Ice Fishing

Hundreds of Ice Fishermen Stranded in Blizzard: ‘It Looks Like Antarctica’

With walleye season winding down across Minnesota, fishermen from all over the state descended on the most famous lakes for a final weekend of action. Friday and Saturday offered beautiful weather: temps in the 30s with barely a breeze. Sunday, however, ushered in a storm that brought straight-line...