SJR | Week 557: Walleyes and Shotguns


On this week’s show, Bret Amundson, David Eckhardt and Dan Amundson are talking walleyes and shotguns! The guys get the rundown on what the Minnesota fishing opener will look like at Lake of the Woods and Otter Tail County. Randin Olson tells us what the bait situation is looking like in his neck of the woods. Steve Gould also joins the show to talk about the Reeds Gun Fair, purchasing the Alexandria Shooting Park and more about his YouTube channel.

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Bret, Dan and David talk about their plans for the fishing opener, whether or not wild asparagus is coming up, and Dan has some troubles to work through.

Then Steve Gould joins the show to talk to us about the world of shotguns. He recaps the Reed’s Gun Fair at Rice Creek that happened not too long ago and tells us how his live shooting exhibition went in 40 mph winds. He also talks about his YouTube channel on reviewing shotguns, owning the Alexandria Shooting Park, and how getting kids introduced to shooting is incredibly important. Steve also gets an unexpected visitor at his window.

Randin Olson from Lock Jaw Guide Service brings us back into the world of fishing. He tells us what water conditions are like in Otter Tail County and how he expects the opener to go. He also talks about the struggles of finding bait and how he keeps Spottail Shiners alive.

Joe Henry wraps things up from Lake of the Woods. He tells us what water conditions are like and where exactly people should go on the lake and river to catch walleyes this weekend.

It’s always a good weekend when you’re talking about walleyes and shotguns!

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