Fishing Destinations

Fly Fishing the St. Croix in Wisconsin

Close

Fishing the St. Croix is….frankly, a complete treat for me! I have now been on it a total of three times and each time has been an eventful one. As you will see while watching the video, this is tannic water…or as they say, “Old black water-keep on rollin” (yes I was a Doobie’s fan […]

Continue Reading

Fly Fishing Crooked Creek in North Central Arkansas

Close

As they say…sometimes you get the bear and sometimes the bear gets you! Such was the case over my most recent spring break to Arkansas; the bear in this case was the weather. As we pulled into the dam-quarry campground in Salesville, Arkansas and eased to a stop, I could hear the roar of the […]

Continue Reading

Fly Fishing Winter Smallmouth in Missouri

Close

It seems like there is a cloud that hangs over smallmouth when the weather turns cold; now, I’m not talking about a literal fog, but a cloud of knowledge. Can you still catch smallmouth in the winter or do they become more or less….dormant? Frankly, I am not very sure of all the answers. I […]

Continue Reading

Fly Fishing the Ozarks During Thanksgiving

Close

For the past 30 plus years my family, usually my father and my two sons…have made an annual pilgrimage to Nebraska to pheasant hunt for the week; it’s not that we aren’t social…but seriously, hunting for the week just sounds like a better plan! Over the past few years the trip has been limited to […]

Continue Reading

Wisconsin Musky Fishing on the Fly (almost)

Close

I have a feeling that musky fishermen fall into one of two categories; you either love the experience (regardless of landing a fish) or you didn’t enjoy much of it and don’t choose to suffer through it again. I could be wrong….so, please don’t send me any nasty emails. Provided my theory is correct…then I […]

Continue Reading

2018 – A Fly Fishing Journey to Upper Wisconsin

Close

What is it they say, “The best laid plans of mice and men…?” Such was the case during my fall break as my wife, Vickie and I, headed north, way north, to the very upper portion of Wisconsin in search of some big toothy critters, aka…a musky. What I didn’t plan on was the fact […]

Continue Reading