By Vicki Gerdes… DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE — It’s been another successful season for the Detroit Lakes chapter of Let’s Go Fishing, the volunteer-run organization that offers area seniors and disabled residents, veterans and youth an opportunity to experience what it’s like to get out on the lake and fish, or see the sights — many […]
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Echo Press By Will Benson on Sep 9, 2015 — Many people in the Alexandria area take for granted a day out on the boat on one of the many nearby lakes. For the participants in the annual Let’s Go Fishing Veteran’s Special Day, however, that could not be further from the truth. Fergus Falls […]
PrairieCare… one of LGF’s biggest sponsors, is opening a new mental health facility in the Twin Cities. BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. – More help is coming for children in the Twin Cities dealing with mental health issues. PrairieCare will open a brand new pediatric mental health hospital in September. Watch the full story on Kare 11…
The North Branch Chapter of Let’s go Fishing is pleased to receive a donation from the Krona family in Lindstrom, in memory of Shel Krona, who was able to go out on numerous Let’s go Fishing trips. Read the Full Story…
As seen on Fox 9 news… Minnesota Charity Gives Back to the Communities
Natural environments are known to promote physical, mental, and spiritual healing. People can attain health benefits by spending time outside, often in remote places to “get away from it all.” Now research conducted by a University of Minnesota graduate student with a team in Vancouver, B.C., shows that green and “blue” spaces (environments with running […]
By Kelsey Hering, MANKATO, June 13 — A cork bobbing in the water, a light breeze and only one lighthearted regret from passengers. Riedesel said, “Bad day for hats, I’ll say that.” But a little wind didn’t stop Ginny from being excited about Fairmont’s Let’s Go Fishing Program on Bud Lake. Read the full story here…
By Janice Bitters, Star Tribune, June 9, 2015, NEW PRAGUE –Summer is the season when Minnesotans pull out their boats and dust off their fishing rods in preparation for cabin weather. But for some — especially seniors and people with disabilities — getting outdoors can be a challenge. That’s where Minnesota-based nonprofit Let’s Go Fishing […]
Congratulations to the Alexandria Chapter. They partnered with Alexandria Motors for the 2015 LGF season. They will be pulling their pontoons in style this summer with a 2015 Chevy Silverado. Enjoy and have a great season!
By Vicki Gerdes, Detroit Lakes Newspapers, April 22, DETROIT LAKES — There may still be some snow on the ground, but Let’s Go Fishing’s Detroit Lakes Area Chapter has nevertheless begun booking trips for the 2015 summer season. “We’ve booked over 50 trips already,” said Dave Hochhalter, chapter treasurer and past president. “Last year we […]