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Study. Fish. Study. Fish. Fish. Fish.

Hello Fishidy blog readers! My name is Jordan Truttschel, I hail from the small town of Kiel, Wisconsin, population just shy of 4k. I graduated in May 2011 from UW-Whitewater with a degree in finance and an emphasis in financial...

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...

Patience for Big Browns

Two years ago Scott LaRochelle and I were fishing an upper stretch of one of my favorite streams. We had fished a long ways and I was sucking wind and dragging my left knee.  My vehicle was 40 yards...
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Tunes of the Trade

What’s your fishing soundtrack? Dave Matthews is great for a mako bite in mid June, George Thorogood can get the bass biting on the October moon, and Zeppelin’s In the Evening is the only way to get fish to bite...

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....