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My Book of Life

Yesterday I fished alone on a long wooded stretch. I typically don't like fishing alone. If I have a fishing partner I have someone to talk to and a photo subject also. Yesterday was different. I went alone to...
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The Continuing Spread of Invasive Plants

The last couple of decades have seen invasive plants, animals, and pests taking its toll on Wisconsin’s and much of the Midwest’s lakes, rivers, and countryside. The Wisconsin DNR and many citizen based organizations are working hard to stop...
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Brigadoon Creek Epilogue

I was a little disappointed with my last journey in search of the mythical "Brigadoon Creek." I have a three strikes and your out superstition. If I fish a stream three times and it fails to produce for me...
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The Pike That Will Live in Infamy

A cool January morning started off with the sound of hundreds upon hundreds of geese honking in the background and snow crunching beneath our boots as we walked to our spot. Open water in the distance, but a solid...

A Warm and Windy Day in May

It was a late May 2012 in Southwestern Wisconsin. It was unusually warm for May. There was an odd wind coming out of the Northwest. Typically winds from the Northwest this time of the year were cold. The temperature...