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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...
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A Hot Bite for Perch on Madison’s Lake Mendota

Madison’s Lake Mendota has always been a good lake for yellow perch. If one goes back to the 1960s and 1970s, Lake Mendota was considered one of the premier perch lakes in the Midwest. It wasn’t like North Dakota’s...

Spring Break Budget

On March 15, 2013 Spring break of my sophomore year of college began.  Being an angler from the north, and on a college budget my options were limited.  Some friends of mine from Illinois had been discussing their plans,...

Accessible Fishing in La Crosse County

Goose Island My plans to go fishing changed after a tugboat accident on the Mississippi. So, my family and I found ourselves trying to find an accessible place to fish, and ended up on Goose Island in La Crosse County....
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Fluke Fishing in the Northeast

The first fish most Long Islanders, like myself, caught as a kid was a fluke.  I can’t remember the limits back then.   Mine was caught on one of the party boats out of Freeport with a bunch of my...