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Ice Fishing with St. Nick.

T’was the night before Christmas, when all thro’ the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there; My kids were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of gift …

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…….

Angler’s Log 2013:02:26 – Nice Ice

It’s been lots of fun on the ice the past 2 weeks. Loons Lake at SIlver Spring State Park and Harrier Lake at Pratts Wayne Forest Preserve were great locations for a bunch of DuPage Anglers¬†(Pondboy, DarkStar, Brim Reaper, Rocknfish, and JTC24) trying to escape cabin fever. Between Little Atom …

Welcome to the Ice Age

It’s been a long time since I’ve ice fished. 1994 to be precise. Back then, we didn’t have a shanty, we didn’t have flashers, we didn’t have ice rods, but we had a ton of fun. It’s now 2013. We got shelters that are nicer than my dorm room, ice …