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PrairieCare to open new mental health hospital

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…

North Branch Chapter Receives Donation

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…  

Fairmont Chapter gives back to seniors

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…

Scott County Christens Pontoon with Veterans Group

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 […]

Alexandria Chapter Partners with local Chevy Dealer

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!

Detroit Lakes Area LGF chapter is ready for the 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 […]

Calling All Volunteers… Join the team

A strong volunteer base is the core strength of LGF. Volunteers contribute time and expertise to help create memories for program participants. All LGF volunteers are well-trained individuals who have a passion for fishing and boating and a caring heart for the people they serve. They have a desire to share the outdoor experience with […]

Dave Csanda Inducted into the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame

As a veteran outdoor communicator whose career has spanned the very formative years of what today is called fishing education, Dave Csanda has fished from Alaska to Australia, Europe to South America, and all across the U.S. and Canada for everything from bass to muskies and panfish to trout. In his spare time, Csanda is […]