The Smallie Gods Finally Deliver!

The Smallie Gods Finally Deliver!

Boy, it’s been hard to get my man Howie (Matt Norton) on the water this summer.  Howie has more company visit than anyone I know.  And when he doesn’t, he’s often busy getting the Norton estate ready for the next round of guests.   I’ve been razing Howie, but not...
Granny Checks Musky Off Her List

Granny Checks Musky Off Her List

It was an enjoyable 7 hour drive home from Nipigon on Friday.  I daydreamed about the incredible fishing run of the last two months from Bhutan to Colombia to Canada.  It was unbelievable.  But it was great to finally be home for a normal dinner with Granny on the...

The Boat is Launched a Week After Ice Out

I was pretty sure I saw a turtle drying off on a log two days ago.  It surprised me because ice off on this particular pond was only a week ago.  Furthermore, it was cloudy and the temperature that day was barely 50°.  But I got off my bike and snuck around the swampy...

We’ll Gladly Settle for Pike

The forecast has been a little off these three days fishing Lake Superior.  Being surprised is kind of fun most of the time.  But today called for a few light showers and instead it was a deluge of rain affiliated with some serious thunder and lightning.   We...