Paddle North: Canoeing the Boundary Waters - Quetico Wilderness
My latest book, with photography by Layne Kennedy, provides a contemporary look at North America's premier canoe-country wilderness area. Buy it now for the people you know who love the Boundary Waters. 
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A Hard-Water World: Ice Fishing and Why We Do It
Enjoy the beauty, wonder and, yes, insanity of ice fishing in the comfort of home. My essays on subjects as diverse as fishing shacks and ice-fishing in Russia pair with Layne Kennedy's beautiful photography. It's a perfect gift for the ice-fisherman in your life. 
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Super Volcano: The Ticking Time Bomb Beneath Yellowstone National Park
Super Volcano tells the story of the biggest, baddest active volcano on the planet. It sits directly beneath our most famous national park, primed to blow much of Wyoming to smithereens, cover half the United States in volcanic ash, alter the Earth's climate, destroy much of the world's cereal crops, and cause casualties running to — well, scientists are still trying to figure it out. What could be more exciting? 
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Wild Shore: Exploring Lake Superior by Kayak
Have you ever stared at a distant horizon and thought — I want to go there! That's what I did to write Wild Shore, the story of a 1,000-mile kayak trip around Lake Superior. I visited the cryptic pictographs at Agawa Rock, the mysterious man-made pits on the remote Canadian shore, and the lake's last large herd of woodland caribou. Wild Shore brings Lake Superior "to brooding life in memorable fashion," says the Star Tribune. "Breining succeeds in describing both the dangers and the beauty of the huge lake in blunt, forceful, often elegant prose." 
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Paddling Minnesota
Want to paddle a gentle stream? A tough stretch of white-water? A good river for catching smallmouth bass? In Paddling Minnesota, I call upon more than 25 years of running rivers in my home state to help you pick the right route. Paddling Minnesotadescribes 125 river and lake trips for canoe and kayak. Each trip description includes maps, ratings of rapids, and directions for car shuttles. Royalties supportMinnesota Conservation Volunteer, magazine of the state Department of Natural Resources. 
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Return of the Eagle: How America Saved Its National Symbol
Carried aloft on wings spanning seven feet, the bald eagle is monarch of America's skies. This majestic bird once faced extinction in the Lower 48, but Americans rallied to rescue their national symbol. The text and Frank Oberle's photography bring the story of the majestic bird to life. 
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Fishing Minnesota
Fishing is more than catching fish. It is travel, adventure, friendships and discovery. I tag along with nearly a dozen expert anglers and report what they have spent years learning. I fish for Lake Superior steelhead with Shawn Perich, small creek smallmouth bass with Tim Holschlag, stream trout with Jay Bunke, and north-country muskies with Mark Windels. 
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