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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...

Use the Right Tool for the Job

I met him about a dozen years ago. It was when I first began guiding. He showed up with two different rigs. One was a brand new 5 weight rod and 6 weight forward line. The other rig was a...
brown trout wtih fly in mouth

Trout Excursion Numero Uno

This past weekend I was fortunate enough to go along with a couple of friends to a public trout stream west of Madison, WI. Since it’s been a tough winter and spring for me to swallow — with game...

The Sun Sets on the Stripers

Making it through the long haul until the spring. It was the jersey shore’s turn this past week or so, as the incredible biomass of stripers made another move.  Island Beach State Park and other usual surfcasting haunts got red...
kids catching carp

Are Youth Really the Future of Fishing?

This weekend, I was fishing one of my boyhood spots; mostly for nostalgia, partly to kill time - something magical happened. A group of 3 boys peddled past me, all in a hurry to get somewhere - a fishing...