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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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The Success of Failure

Nobody likes coming up short. That feeling of underachieving can make your stomach twist and turn. It makes you second-guess yourself and it drives an angler crazy over bait and location selection. Seldom though, are there times when you...

The Sure Thing

My friend from Pennsylvania was visiting Wisconsin.  He told me he had a morning to do some running and gunning.  He just wanted to catch a couple fish and be on his way back to PA. He wanted easy access...

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....
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The Pike That Will Live in Infamy

A cool January morning started off with the sound of hundreds upon hundreds of geese honking in the background and snow crunching beneath our boots as we walked to our spot. Open water in the distance, but a solid...