Fishing Destinations

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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Welcome to 2020 from Bennet Spring State Park

Anytime you can fish is a good time to fish; in my case, after a broken leg back in October, followed by a wet winter…well, fly fishing for trout at Bennet Spring State Park is just what the doctor ordered! Vickie and I left Indiana early on Friday morning, March 13th for Missouri, Lebanon to […]

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Fly Fishing the James River in Missouri

Recently on my fall break…my wife and I visited Branson, Missouri for a week. If you haven’t yet made it to Branson, it is quite the city…and quite the story. Branson sits along the White River. In the old days, prior to 1957, The White would regularly flood and thus the powers to be came […]

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Fly Fishing Roaring River Trout Park in Missouri

Plan B as they say…happens when your first plan, Taneycomo, encounters 4 plus inches of rain in one afternoon. If you don’t know what I am talking about then you haven’t been to Branson, Missouri…and shame on you! You might associate Branson with country music shows, restaurants, The Branson Belle, etc…but you should be familiar […]

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Fly Fishing for Bass Using Drone Video

If you stay with something long enough you will be amazed at the technology and improvements that come as you age; I feel like my grandparents when the first mobile or cell phones came out…to see what a drone can do and sit back and watch the video of me fly fishing for bass from […]

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