The Windiest Fishing Day in Recent Memory

The Windiest Fishing Day in Recent Memory

Yesterday we fished in a deluge of rain and cold temps making for one of my coldest fishing days in recent memories.  So when I climbed out of the back of my Exploder at 6 AM this morning and saw a nearly completely blue sky, I was feeling pretty happy.  I wandered up...
The Coldest Fishing Day in Recent Memory

The Coldest Fishing Day in Recent Memory

It’s certainly a dream to travel the world and fly fish, but I very much enjoy my wide open new world of fishing here in Wisconsin.  Honestly, I’ve been chomping at the bit for spring to arrive here so I can get started.  I learned a lot about my new waters last...

One More Crack at Chequamegon Bay Smallies

Granny and I are headed for Canada on Tuesday for ten days of fishing ranging from Red River catfish around Winnipeg to huge pike and lake trout up at Gangler’s North Seal River Lodge in Manitoba.  It’s a trip we’ve been looking forward to all year and its finally...

Back for the Big Ones of Chequamegon Bay

Howie and I hooked and lost a couple honkers last week on Chequamegon Bay of Lake Superior.  Mine was likely a gigantic smallmouth bass.  We never saw it.  Howie’s was for sure a big northern pike but it severed his bass leader in seconds.  Today we left Washburn at...

Kicking Off August on Chequamegon Bay

There were a few times today where I caught myself thinking “Is it really August?  What happened to July?  But I ask myself this every year.  The fact is, once July 4th passes summer seems to go faster.  Maybe it’s the shortening of the days.  Or perhaps we slowdown...