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Rock-hopping the Striper Coast

This is my rock. There are many like it, but this one is mine. The iconic image of a surfcaster on an isolated rock, bent rod, battling elements and fish alike gets any angler’s adrenaline flowing.  More predominant in New...
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Fishidy Talks Fishing with Country Star Jerrod Niemann

"nothing has felt better than to land a big ole’ king on the end of the line in Alaska!" Like so many of us, country music star Jerrod Niemann finds fishing to be relaxing, exciting, and a favorite pastime for...
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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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He Said We Should Go. The Story of a Red Canoe.

I was so young the first time my parents took me fishing that I can't remember it.  I don't remember the fish, the river, or the photo that followed.  I remember the Zebco 202 that was my first fishing...

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...