Fly Fishing the Totagatic River in Late May

All water is special but a few just hold my heart in them … the Totagatic is one of them. I learned of this river just last year when Andrew Jacobson contacted me and told me about the river. Being that I was going to be here to fish the St. Croix and Namekagon … […]

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Fly Fishing Mission Lake in Marathon County Wisconsin

If you haven’t yet been to central or maybe north-central Wisconsin then you are missing out on a real gem. Marathon County is the host to Wausau and has so very much to offer. Vickie and I stopped in Wausau on our way to the far UP North a few years back … in fact, […]

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Fly Fishing the Eau Claire River in Wisconsin

While visiting the Dells of the Eau Claire River on my last adventure, I turned to my Wisconsin Gazetteer and the internet to find out that the Eau Claire was indeed a fishery for smallmouth bass. I located a put-in and take-out and in less than 20 minutes from our campsite in downtown Wausau, we […]

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Greetings From Up North in Wisconsin

I am a big fan of Braveheart, the movie … towards the very end, William Wallace screams out “Freedom” and that is just how I feel just a couple of days after my retirement from teaching. If you have experienced a retirement then you know what and how I feel; to know that each day […]

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The 2020 Starter for Smallmouth

If you are like me…the Covid-19 season is dragging on and on; I am all for safety and practicing social distancing…but truly I am wired to be out and on the go. The past 4-5 weeks I have taught from my home, something I hadn’t really ever done in the previous 35 school years. Let’s […]

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Fly Fishing for Spring Trout in Southern Indiana

We are all in the midst of a strange period in our American history as the Covid-19 pandemic rolls on; good that we still have some of the simpler things in life and this video is about as simple as it gets. It could be titled a man and his float tube…but it might be […]

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