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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....
smith with bass

Kickin’ It Old School…With Dad.

By Brian Smith - Fishidy Founder I’d say the year was 1990, my father had just moved to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania from a small town in western PA. We left the life of small streams and trout to the fertile waters...
striped bass

Northeast Waters Come Alive with Fish

Wait for it, Wait for it, Wait for it, okay get at it! Going into the start of striper season didn’t provide much excitement other than being a date on the calendar this past April.  The bite was slow, with...

Trout Fishing in Germany

I lived in Germany from 1978 to 1984. The trout fishing there is legendary. The glacier fed streams were cold to say the least. While in the Army there I decided it was much too rich for my blood....
reeling in a blue marlin

Video: Reeling in a 1,000 Pound Blue Marlin

Check out this amazing video footage of what it would feel like to reel in a 1,058-pound blue marlin. The fight went on for 30 minutes and was short of the International Game Fish Association's record by 300 pounds,...