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Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
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Man of 1,000 voices
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All MN students now taking ACTs
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Letter: Democrats are dead wrong on their energy platform
Electronics now a key part of fishing
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This songbird has a killer attitude
Wolves are intelligent and social
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December 7, 2013
Mark Greenig: Shakespeare fly fishing reels — so many choices
We have talked before about this company. William Shakespeare founded the organization in 1897. He was the inventor of the first level wind reel....
December 7, 2013 - 10:00am
November 17, 2013
Mark Greenig: The gift of a local treasure
It’s not often I get to talk with you about a sporting collectible which was found in our immediate area. That’s why this week’s discussion...
November 17, 2013 - 7:00am
November 3, 2013
Mark Greenig: Fisheretto — A strange name for an equally strange decoy
Here is a somewhat obscure tackle manufacturing company based in Minnesota. Beginning in 1910 six brothers opened a general store in Osakis, near Alexandria. One of the brothers, Sam, began making and selling fish lures in his basement. He fashioned four different fishing lures and...
November 3, 2013 - 3:00pm
October 20, 2013
Mark Greenig: The mysterious Millsite Tackle Co.
Time to discuss the Millsite Tackle Company of Howell, Mich. Their lures are not well known which in turn keeps the value depressed. However,...
October 20, 2013 - 9:00am
October 5, 2013
Mark Greenig: Peters True Blue shotgun shells
With the duck and goose season in full swing, I felt it proper to talk about “True Blue”. True Blue refers to vintage Peters High Velocity...
October 5, 2013 - 6:00pm
September 21, 2013
Mark Greenig: ‘You paid how much for that?!’
I am going to waiver a bit from our usual format regarding dialogue on a particular sporting collectible and how much it’s worth. This week...
September 21, 2013 - 2:00pm
September 7, 2013
Mark Greenig: The famous Horse Shoe Lake Model goose call
Let’s finish up our two-part series on Ken Martin, one of the best known “Legends of the Call.” Last time we discussed Ken’s duck calls....
September 7, 2013 - 11:00am
August 24, 2013
Mark Greenig: Legends of the call — Ken Martin
We have all heard the phrase, “Necessity is the mother of invention.” It’s very evident in the evolution of duck calls over the course...
August 24, 2013 - 12:00pm
August 10, 2013
Mark Greenig: G&H Goose Decoy Company — three generations strong
The early goose season is just about here. So it’s fitting to talk about some vintage and relatively obscure Canadian goose shell decoys from...
August 10, 2013 - 12:00pm
July 27, 2013
Mark Greenig: Miniature collectibles like Maggie’s are hot right now
Only in the text of fish decoys will the name Maggie “ring a bell.” Even then, only the most serious fish decoy enthusiast will make the obvious connection. Maggie, as she is commonly called, was the second wife of famed fish carver, Lawrence Bethel. A good source of...
July 27, 2013 - 7:00pm
July 13, 2013
Mark Greenig: Dealing with duck decoys of unknown origin
The market for vintage duck decoys with proper heritage and visual appeal remains strong. Decoys such as Masons’, Perdew, Stevens’, Pratt,...
July 13, 2013 - 12:00pm
June 29, 2013
Mark Greenig: Bulldog Trade Mark vintage spinners
This week’s title is almost like a trick question. Most fishing enthusiasts know this company’s lures by a different name — Pflueger. With...
June 29, 2013 - 2:00pm
June 16, 2013
Mark Greenig: The Marble Co. is not what you think
When I mention the word marble most think of those little round pieces of glass we all played with as children, myself included. In the context...
June 16, 2013 - 10:00am
June 2, 2013
Black powder cans are all about the graphics
Probably the most appealing aspect of making hunting and fishing items collectible are graphics. This week’s example from Canadian Industries...
June 2, 2013 - 9:00am
May 19, 2013
Mark Greenig: Calling all crows with Boyd Martin calls
Times have changed since I called crows as a child. Back then all calling was done with hand held calls, most wooden. As the years progressed...
May 19, 2013 - 10:00am