Enjoy The Great Outdoors

Series of articles written by Jeff that have been published in his local newspaper.

Big-Little Creek Smallies

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The problem with going north to Canada and Michigan these past few weeks is that the fishing was so good that in all honesty it is tough to come home to what might at times be some pretty normal or sub-par fishing. Don’t get me wrong, I love southern Indiana, its people, it scenic value […]

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Fly Fishing The Muskegon River

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I left Wakeley Lake (last week’s column) and spent the next day floating down 9 miles of the most beautiful, scenic and most wild rivers I have ever seen…The Au Sable. The water was as cold as any I have felt and the wildlife was abundant…that is to say the wildlife above the water line. […]

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Fly Fishing Wakeley Lake

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Rarely does something in print meet or even come close to expectations…but on Friday, July 15th, I had the privilege of fishing a small lake, Wakeley Lake, in north-central Michigan and it more than met any preconceived notions I had going in. As I opened up my March/April of 2016 edition of Eastern Fly Fishing […]

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Fly Fishing The Namekagon On The 4th

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Sometimes you have an inkling…you know that something might be the case but you just won’t let your mind take you into a full blown reality; then, when faced with the facts of the matter it somehow just seems wrong. I’m not sure if you have been there along with me mentally…but this past July […]

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Eagles

Our fore-fathers; Ben Franklin, Thomas Jefferson and John Adams were all given the job of coming up with a design of an official seal for our new country…their work must not have been very good because Congress didn’t give them approval and in fact, two other committees also failed before the job was turned over […]

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Best Of The Driftless

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The last stop on an eleven states in eleven day tour of the west for my son Harrison and I was northeast Iowa, Decorah to be exact…we would pause for a couple of days to fish an area known as “The Driftless” which encompasses parts of four states; northeast Iowa, southeast Minnesota, southwest Wisconsin and […]

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