SJR | Week 559: Broadcasting From Hayward!

On this week’s show, Bret Amundson and Dan Amundson are broadcasting in Hayward! They’re with the Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers on another media camp. The guys start the show at the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame talking about their favorite parts of the trip and then talk to Emmett Brown about the hall and what people can expect to see there. Then they go to Deerfoot Resort on the Chippewa Flowage to talk to resort owner Amanda Wilson about the event this week, the upcoming summer season, and the Hayward lakes area in general. Then Bret and Dan hop in the boat with Blake Tollefson from St Croix Rods. He tells us how we’re fishing, what we’re using, and what’s coming up with St Croix Rods. 

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Executive Director of the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame Emmett Brown is this week’s first guest. Bret talks to Emmett in the middle of the hall and learns about who gets inducted, how many people are there, what’s inside the Big Fish, and what else people can see at the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame in Hayward.

Deerfoot Lodge owner Amanda Wilson joins the show next to talk about running the lodge, musky fishing the Chippewa Flowage, and fishing in the Professional Musky Tournament Trail. She also talks about what makes the Hayward lakes area such a great spot to live and play.

Blake Tollefson from St Croix Rods wraps up the show from the boat. He breaks down how we’re catching fish on the Chippewa Flowage, what’s coming up for St Croix Rods, and some other exciting news in his life.

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