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Paradise Creek

I can't remember the first time I fished Paradise Creek.  It had to have been nearly 50 years ago with my father.  I remember the stream well because it was where I caught my very first brook trout. I remember...
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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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Kentucky Lake Provides an Angler’s Mecca

This past week I found myself on the shores of Kentucky Lake for a convention I attended. We stayed at the Kentucky Dam Village, where I learned about the vast recreational opportunities the lake had to offer. Not only is...
fly fisherman on small trout stream

Yesterday and Tomorrow

The ritual was always the same.  He would kick me out of bed at 4am. Mom would have poached eggs over toast for us ready on the table. We would discuss where we were going and any things of...

A Trout Hole Puzzle

Can you see Sam's head peaking out of the weeds? The hole is not very deep. Maybe 3.5 feet at max. The top of the hole necks down and is really shallow. The bottom of the hole is a culvert...