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A Walleye Story

Last Wednesday there was a photo of a nice walleye in my hometown newspaper. The editor decided to include me in the caption of some other guy's big fish glory photo. It said:  "The One Len Didn't Catch." I thought...

The Bucket List – Part 2 (Walleye, Largemouth Bass and Panfish)

Here it is – the second installment of the Fishing Bucket List blog. As you now know, we’re sharing our “Bucket List” of fishing trips with you here in hopes of hearing your own bucket list adventures. After you’ve...

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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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...