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TALKIN WITH DOKKEN: Tips for the boat ramp

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Q. I watched what I can only describe as a comedy of errors this past weekend. It took a husband-and-wife couple 12 minutes to back their boat trailer into the water and another 14 minutes to get the boat loaded on the trailer. Do you have any advice for people who need to take the time to learn what to do at the boat ramp?


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Brad Dokken
Brad Dokken is editor of the Herald's Northland Outdoors section and also works as a copy editor and page designer. Dokken joined the Herald company in November 1985 as a copy editor for Agweek magazine and joined the Herald staff in 1989. He worked as a copy editor in the features and news departments before becoming outdoors editor in 1998. He also writes a blog called Compass Points. A Roseau, Minn., native, Dokken is a graduate of Bemidji State University. 
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