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2021 Adventure Photos


It was a very successful hunt for 18 year old Jade Whitters from St. Cloud. Jayde completed his hunt today with this absolute trophy at Autumn Antlers Lodge. Congratulations Jayde. We can't wait to see the mount at our banquet on February 26th.


21 year old Mitch Jansky from Kimball, MN survived bone cancer and now had his outdoor adventure come true when he bagged this 17 point trophy whitetail buck at Steve Porter's Trophy Whitetails. Congratulations Mitch!!


14 year old cancer survivor Garrett Beckwith from Barnesville, MN recently returned from a 3 day hunt at Watson’s Camp. They had a successfull adventure and a great time. Congrats Garrett!


Several of our recipients from Minnesota & North Dakota just returned from our annual group pheasant hunt at Baldhill Creek Adventures. No worries about treatments and recoveries, just lots of smiles and good times. If you donate to the Minnesota Outdoor Adventure Foundation, thank you for making these adventures possible!


11 year old Maddie Engel lives in Elysian, MN. Maddie was diagnosed with stage 3 Burkitts Lymphoma. Maddie is just finishing up her Brainerd fishing adventure today. She has been staying at the Arrowwood Lodge in Brainerd with passes to the indoor waterpark and fishing with guide Nate Berg. Maddie has caught a ton of sunfish and smallmouth making this a great adventure. Congrats Maddie!


16 year old Ana VanKoeverden from Rochester has been battling brain cancer for years, but we're happy to say that she is now kicking cancers butt!! Ana and her family just returned from a Lake Vermilion Houseboat adventure. They had a great time and thanks to guide Cliff Wagenbach, they also caught a lot of walleyes. Thanks to Kyle & Joy at Lake Vermilion Houseboats for helping to make this adventure possible. Congratulations Ana!


11 year old Jake Rodriguez is recovering from lymphoma where he had a football sized tumor removed from his chest and spent 97 days in the ICU. Jake just finished a Brainerd Lakes fishing adventure with guide Nate Berg where they caught a lot of fish including some huge smallies. Congrats Jake!!


13 year old Anton Carlson is from Culver, MN and was diagnosed with Adult acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and went through a bone marrow transplant. Anton and his dad just got back from a Devil's Lake fishing adventure with Big John Adam's guide service and stayed at Lakeview Lodge. They caught a ton of walleye and had a great time. Congrats Anton!


Caleb Rogers is 12 years old from Crystal, MN and was diagnosed with cancer while in 5th grade in 2019. Caleb and family recently returned from a fishing adventure at Ruttger's Birchmont Lodge in Bemidji while fishing with Dan Reiners of Cedar Swamp Guides. It looks like they caught a lot of fish and had a great time. Congrats Caleb!


16 year old Ty Olson is from Round Lake, MN and is fighting Metastatic Ewing Sarcoma. Ty recently returned from a Rainy Lake & Voyageurs National Park fishing adventure. They stayed at Thunderbird lodge and fished with guides Ryan Schmidt, Jon Balaski, and Mike Williams. Ty caught limits of big crappies, walleyes, and caught a few northern, perch, and smallmouth. Congrats on your adventure Ty and keep up the good fight!!


21 Year old Danielle Lannin from Lanesboro, MN was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma in the femur in May of 2020. Dani & her family recently got back from a fishing adventure to beautiful Lake Vermilion. They stayed at a cabin at White Eagle Resort for 1 week and had 3 days of guided fishing with shore lunch. Congrats Dani!


16 year old Jake Ness lives in Campbell, MN and was diagnosed with APL leukemia in October 2019. Jake just returned from fishing on Lake Michigan and had an awesome time catching some big ones. Congrats Jake!!

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