Woods to Water Blog - Blog Archive: December, 2022

[insert negative temps]   

WINTER IS HERE, BUT THAT DOESN'T MEAN YOUR GOALS OF HOMEOWNERSHIP HAVE TO BE PUT ON HOLD. OUR VERY own woods to water agent PAUL AUGUSTINACK ANSWERS A FEW COMMON QUESTIONS WHEN IT COMES TO THE WINTER HOUSING MARKET!

"Should I wait until Spring to buy?"

→ As long as you don't mind moving in the cold, the winter in our area is actually a great time to buy. Sellers selling during the winter often have a reason or some motivation to get a home sold, which can be leveraged to help negotiate. There are also normally fewer buyers shopping during the holidays and winter months. Fortune favors the brave in the case of moving through the winter. According to many local lenders, the pre-approval applications have slowed way…

360 Views, 0 Comments

Winter is in full force in Minnesota, let's take advantage of every minute of it!

Lakes are starting to fill up with ice fishermen and snowmobiles have hit the trails. Hunters have just a little over a week to fill an archery tag with that season ending on December 31st. Local ice reports are saying that there is solid ice but all this snow calls for some slushy conditions. With the cooler temps recently, it should help. Many anglers report a good walleye bite on Gull and Pelican. Shiners and rainbows have been doing well. Crappies are also starting to hit on some of the smaller local lakes as well.

I can’t help but to think about spring and food plot season already as deer hunting season is coming to an end. I am already planning my food plots…

383 Views, 0 Comments

Brainerd boat show

March 10th-12th at the Northern Pacific Center. See their facebook page for more info. 

ST. PATRICKS DAY Celebration 

Saturday, March 11th in downtown Brainerd, MN. See their facebook page for more event information!  

49th annual CROSSLAKE st. patricks day parade & celebration 

Saturday, March 18th in Crosslake, MN.  All events scheduled to change. View the Crosslake Chamber website for more info and the most up to date schedule!  

Thursday, March 16 

9AM // 1st clue released to guide you to the Lost Pot O' Gold

Friday, March 17

9AM // 2nd clue released to guide you to the Lost Pot O' Gold

Saturday, March 18 

9AM // 3rd and final clue released to guide you to the Lost Pot O'Gold

9AM // 9th Annual…

451 Views, 0 Comments

It's the most wonderful time of the year (at least we think so!)

Check out upcoming events in the Brainerd Lakes area in the month of December.


Brunch with santa at MN traders | sunday december 18th 9am-1pm

Join us for an all-day Brunch with an appearance from Santa himself! Bring the whole family, kids are welcome to come chat with Santa at the fireplace white everyone enjoys an easy Sunday morning Brunch from our menu!

SERTOMA WINTER WONDERLAND 2022 | BRAINERD NORTHLAND ARBORETUM December 7-10, 14-17, and 21-31

Breathtaking lights, reflecting off of the sparkling white snow and strung into captivating displays will delight visitors as they drive through the Sertoma Winter…

405 Views, 0 Comments