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Jeff Sundin on Early Bird Fishing Guide

Jeff Sundin joins the Thursday Morning Show for Early Bird Fishing Guide. This week he talks with Heidi about April ice fishing. Jeff has been fishing every day this week. The fish are on the move, Jeff suggests you sit and wait for the fish to come to you. As he puts it just hunker down. The ice is thick and some people are still driving their trucks out on the lake. Heidi asks Jeff if he would like to amend his ice out prediction of April 27th. Jeff admits he will be off this year due to cold temps and thick ice.

Jeff gives us an update on the Rainy River. He talks about a team of devoted anglers who spent a whole day chipping ice away to open the landing up, bringing in hundreds of people to the open water. For this story and more go to

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Heidi Holtan is KAXE's Director of Content and Public Affairs where she manages producers and is the local host of Morning Edition from NPR. Heidi is a regional correspondent for WDSE/WRPT's Duluth Public Television’s Almanac North.
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