Fly Fishing Upper Wisconsin in October

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What is it they say…”The best laid plans of mice and men”; for over 6 months I had been planning a trip to do some fly fishing in upper (northern) Wisconsin over my fall break from school. Down to the minutia I made sure that camper, vehicle, rods, reels, lines, flies, etc…were all lined up, […] Read more »

The Big Walnut- Late September – Low Water

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Fly fishing in low water conditions can sometimes be a tough gig; truth is I have found that usually it is all or none. The water while being low…can create a ‘fish in the aquarium’ situation, making for potentially easy fishing; it also adds a definite level of difficulty as the water is usually clear […] Read more »

Fly Fishing Sugar Creek in August for Smallmouth

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Any time you can get on Sugar Creek is a great time. I have long spun yarns about how good the fishing is and can be…however the yarns are mostly accurate. The fishing is special as is the beauty of the creek. Even on the first Saturday in August, while one has to deal with […] Read more »

Fly Fishing Small Creeks for Summer Smallmouth

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This, the summer of 2017, has taken me from here in southern Indiana, west to the Pacific Ocean and then back to the Midwest in northern Wisconsin…all in an effort to see our great country and to fly fish for various species along the way. Ultimately my fish of choice is always going to be […] Read more »

Fly Fishing for Sizzling Mid-Summer Smallmouth

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After a 7,000 mile plus trip to the Pacific Ocean and back…it was good to once again be back home again, in Indiana…and once again swinging a fly for Hoosier Smallies. The weather hadn’t been cooperating at all; not only were the temps in the 90’s with dew points in the mid 70’s…but lots of […] Read more »