It actually isn't *THAT* bad a drive from St. Paul to McGregor.. but you don't come to CLOQUET to do it. Even though the speed limit taking I-35 up to here is higher, I'd take US-10 to Hwy 65 and just take Hwy 65 all the way north to where it hits Hwy 210. Of course once you're on Hwy 65 you don't really have to make many changes. It's still about 2+1/2 hours maybe a few minutes more depending of course on the weather.
Even a BAD day of fishing is better than a good day of work; paydays excluded!
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