The Creek Mythology

There is something magical about wading. When you step into the river, it is like you’re in a different dimension. A different world where time seems to slow down and nothing else seems to matter. It’s soothing, calming, and makes everything ok. That is why I love to wade…….

The Catfish Blue

Thursday: With a couple of fronts pass through, bass fish was slow and even the pan fish seemed to slowed down quite a bit. I stopped by Dan’s to bring him some tools he needed for his computer and we started talking about the crazy weather and slow fishing and …

Post Spawn Biscuits and Gravy

It’s late May. I’ve been catching fish off weed edges lately and they are not easy to come by with most of them hitting a shallow crank bait running along the edge or through a pocket. However, this is not going to keep up as the weather warms up. So …

Angler’s Log 2013:05:23

As expected, we have been seeing some nice and warm weather so far in May. In fact, we had a stretch of 85+ degree days that put the crappies, bluegills, and largemouths into spawn frenzy. At a near by forest preserve lake, the action started on Sunday and it was …

Angler’s Log 2013:05:13

May is here and the weather has warmed up significantly. In fact, I would say very nice compared to what we had to deal with in April. Good weather goes nicely with good fishing and so far in May, the fishing has been good. but not great. At least not …

The Cold Front Ultralight Adventure

“Yes! Got one! Fish on!” *Silver flash* ¬†Splash, splash….. “Nice! what is it?’ Splash, splash, SPLOSH…. “OOOOOHHHHHAAAAAHHHHHH!!!” “It’s gone, it was a big crappie. Damn it!!” The 10 seconds that was described above might just be the most painful and memorable moment for me this year as I watch a …