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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...
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Fly vs. Spin, No Contest

Chris Young is up from Chicago with the Lee Wullf Trout Unlimited Chapter for their Spring get together.  I had met Chris a couple years back and given him some tips on where to fish.  He much appreciated the...

An Opener To Remember

Years fly by these days, but I know this was an opener the spring after I discovered this hole.  I arrived a little too early this day and had to wait 2 hours to fish it before the shell...
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Team No Sleep Episode 1: Ontario Lake Trout

This is the first video in the #teamnosleep series featuring myself (@jimrootfishing) and Emily Hamilton (@emilyhfishing). Emily is staying with me in NY for a couple weeks and we're tearing up the lakes, from the giant Lake Trout that...

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....