Plagued by Continuous High Water

Plagued by Continuous High Water

Some days there just isn’t much to write about.  Today with Josh and Tanner was that day.  It didn’t matter that we left the house at 6 AM and weren’t home until 6:30 PM.  It didn’t matter that we floated eight river miles and had two flies in the water the entire...
Happy 4th of July 2024

Happy 4th of July 2024

We always get up early on the 4th of July.  It’s my favorite holiday of the year.  Today was no different and before we knew it Granny and I were down to our last sip of coffee.  We looked at each other like, what now?  There are no events until late afternoon. ...
Cherishing the Long Days of June

Cherishing the Long Days of June

I cherish the longest days of the year and don’t waste a minute of them.  I was checking my email at 4:20 AM as the birds were going off and daylight was bringing northern Wisconsin to life.  I love it.         My main fishing buddy Bob Butler...
Some Days are Made for Mowing the Lawn

Some Days are Made for Mowing the Lawn

When Bob and I chatted yesterday about fishing today, we sort of warned each other of some big evil wind in the forecast.  We agreed not to get up early to hit the water but rather to meet at his house at 8 and assess the situation.  Sure enough, when I arrived at...
Early Season Musky Luck Continues

Early Season Musky Luck Continues

Bob Butler and I had trouble deciding what to do today.  Bob has a new lake boat and a new raft.  We opted for the lake boat trip.  It’s a fantastic Lund with an amazing platform for fly casting.  We hit a little lake known for having a high population of decent sized...
Fishing 2024 is Just Getting Started

Fishing 2024 is Just Getting Started

There’s a lot of fishing to be had the next six months.  Now in the tail end of spring here in Wisconsin many or our waters are open and the fish are about to turn on.  The only season not open around Hayward yet is muskellunge.  But that opens soon.    ...