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Craig Oyler - Pro tip for trophy pike

Craig Oyler is a multi-season/multi-species angler who travels across the midwest chasing the next big bite. This is a story about some of his fishing buddies who have a very interesting tip about catching big pike on the ice.


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Craig Oyler - Legend of Waypoint 107

Craig Oyler is a multi-season/multi-species angler who travels across the midwest chasing the next big bite. Craig likes fishing for anything that swims, but Pactola lake trout are by far his favorite. He created some buzz in the fishing communities when he began referencing a "secret spot" as waypoint 107. Love everything about this story and the message behind it. Enjoy.


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Gary Howey and Larry Myhre - Fishing Mentors

Gary and Larry talk about the people who they've looked up to and the people who helped get them into fishing.


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Gary's Rock Bass

Gary and Larry have had some great adventures together. Larry tells his favorite story about catching big rock bass on the Missouri River.


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Larry Myhre - How I started fishing

Larry Myhre grew up fishing in the river. He talks about how he got started and some favorite fishing memories.


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Fly Fishing with a bull whip

Larry Myhre makes custom Bamboo fly rods and loves to chase fish with them. He's tried to get Gary Howey into fly fishing, but there was a slight problem with his backcast. Here is Larry busting his chops.


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Charlie Moore - Getting Grounded

Charlie Moore spent many years as a professional angler. When the industry began to get the best of him, he decided to get back to what was truly important in his life.


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Olson boys - Favorite fishing partners

Daniel and Peter Olson have had the opportunity to fish with many influential anglers during their young careers. They talk about their favorite people to fish with in this quick story.


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Scott Mackenthun - The Oylers and HOH

Scott Mackenthun is a Fisheries Biologist and outdoor communicator from New Prague, MN. He is passionate about education, and talks about an experience with special people and a special program that altered his world view.


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Tony Mariotti - Hardwired to fish

Tony is an angler & outdoor educator from the heart of Minnesota lakes country. His passion for fishing, he believes, is hardwired into his DNA.


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2018 Dakota Angler Ice Institute Pro Panel

Four pros telling stories about their lives as anglers, favorite fishing memories, first guide trips, and favorite mentors in the industry.


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Dennis Kassube - Fishing with Grandpa

Dennis Kassube grew up fishing. When he was three, his grandpa put him in his boat, and he's been attached to this sport ever since. He has fond memories fishing with his grandpa and shared a few with the group at the 2018 Ice Institute Pro Panel.


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Jason Durham - The In-Fisherman Experience

Jason Durham had a lot of great mentors and fishing opportunities while growing up in northern Minnesota. But there was one resource that inspired him and motivated him to do more.


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Brad Hawthorne - Using the can in my boat

Brad Hawthorne is a fishing guide on Mille Lacs Lake. His favorite fishing story has suspense, humor, and a bit of uneasiness.


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Jason Durham - Catch and keep vertebrae

Jason has a lot of great fishing stories. He told this one at the 2018 Dakota Angler Ice Institute Pro Panel with a twist ending.


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Dennis Kassube - First time fishing with Tony Dean

Dennis Kassube had just moved to South Dakota. His new friend, Tony Dean, wanted to film a show with him on a lake Dennis had never fished before. Spoiler...Dennis ended up doing a lot more shows with Tony Dean.


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Brian "Bro" Brosdahl - Al and Ron Lindner are animals

Bro has a great story about the Lindner guys that has a happy ending...for them anyway.


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Chad Cummings - Hooked on Hardwater memories

Chad helps out with Hooked on Hardwater, an affiliated program of the Club for Boys in Rapid City, SD. 60 pros come from all around the country (and Canada) to forge valuable relationships with club members, and spend some much needed time on the ice in South Dakota's Black Hills.


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James Girard - Hooked on Hardwater memories

Hooked on Hardwater is a program created by Craig Oyler dedicated to enhancing the lives and outdoor experiences of members at the Club for Boys in Rapid City, So. Dak. 60+ professional anglers from all around the country and Canada forge bonds with children that will never be broken.


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Cody Magnuson - Hooked on Hardwater memories

Chad helps out with Hooked on Hardwater, an affiliated program of the Club for Boys in Rapid City, SD. 60 pros come from all around the country (and Canada) to forge valuable relationships with club members, and spend some much needed time on the ice in South Dakota's Black Hills.


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Hooked on Hardwater Memories

Robbi volunteers with Hooked on Hardwater, an affiliated program of the Club for Boys in Rapid City, SD. 60 pros come from all around the country (and Canada) to forge valuable relationships with club members, and spend some much needed time on the ice in South Dakota's Black Hills.


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Hooked on Hardwater

Jarrod and Shantel are an angling couple from Lennox, and pro staffers for Clam Outdoors. They help out with Hooked on Hardwater, an affiliated program of the Club for Boys in Rapid City, SD. 60 pros come from all around the country (and Canada) to forge valuable relationships with club members, and spend some much needed time on the ice in South Dakota's Black Hills.


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Hooked on Hardwater Memories

Don and Tristan Cox are Nebraska ranchers and pro anglers who help out with Hooked on Hardwater, an affiliated program of the Club for Boys in Rapid City, SD. 60 pros come from all around the country (and Canada) to forge valuable relationships with club members, and spend some much needed time on the ice in South Dakota's Black Hills.


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Mike Dvorak - Full Interview

Mike Dvorak is a professional photographer and angler from Minnesota. He has travelled the world shooting for Fly Fishing Magazines, The NY Times, Outdoor/Conservation publications, book publishers, and others. We talked fishing, but we also talked about some of the adventures that makes Mike such an interesting person. His life, like the lives of many anglers, holds so much more than just fish.


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Mike Dvorak - Catching a Royal Wulf

Mike Dvorak is a professional photographer and part-time fishing guide in Minneapolis, MN. He has more adventure stories than most. One of his favorite fishing stories involves a trip to Canada with some new good friends.


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