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Jerry is a muskie guide and needed a new winter project he and his son could work on together, so he revived his love of art. Some of the duo’s completed paintings. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham

Muskie guide with an artistic side

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It’s the middle of a cold winter, there’s three feet of ice on his favorite lake and his season doesn’t start for another four months. So what’s a muskie angler to do in northwest Minnesota in February?



Being it has been such a long cold winter, local muskie guide Jerry Sondag decided it was time to revive his artistic side along with his 2½ year old son, Xander. The two have been creating brightly colored fish paintings since early January.

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