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Fish and Chips the Hard Way

Cod fishing the winter months in the northeast. For most saltwater anglers, the holidays are a distraction from the end of the season for most species.  Once the holidays are over, playoff football is the next distraction. Then that’s over....

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...
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World-Class Muskie Fishing in Canada

One Angler's Recap of Muskie School at Canada's Temple Bay Lodge Recently I had the pleasure of participating in the week long Muskie School at Temple Bay Lodge on Eagle Lake in Ontario, Canada. I have been a muskie fisherman...

5 Ways to Break Out of a Mundane Fishing Routine

After awhile, some of us start to view fishing sort of like an old comfortable pair of shoes. We put them on in the same ritualistic way every day and like having the confidence that they will fit right...

Puffball Mushrooms

Puffballs are easy to identify for the beginning mushroom hunter because there are no poisonous species. The larger puffballs grow on composted soil and meadows. Fist-sized or larger puffball mushrooms are unmistakable. Puffballs grow on the ground or on...