Episode 118- Fishing on Lake Superior   addthis
Cold, vast and deep, Lake Superior’s virtually an inland ocean and it can be a bit foreboding. But at the far western end of the lake, just north of Duluth, Minnesota, a productive harvest is going on virtually year-round: lake herring, a smokehouse favorite. And it takes a special kind of character to brave Superior alone, in an open boat, to chase down this native fish.

 

 

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Lake Superior alone holds an astonishing 10-percent of the earth’s fresh water — nearly 3,000 cubic miles. That’s enough to flood the entire continents of North and South America with a foot of fresh water.

Links
Minnesota Farm Bureau
Minnesota Department of Agriculture

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