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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 …

November Yakin’

It’s November again, but something is different this year. It’s considerably cooler, fishing has been slow, and this year, we have kayaks! This means if fishing from the shore is slow, we can go out on water and go find them. What are we looking for in November? Crappie of …

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 …

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 …