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A Walleye Experience at Sportsman's Lodges

Double-fisted is the only way to go!
Walleye are unlike any other fish – a true icon of the Northern wilds of the United States. And to pursue walleye on Lake of the Woods is more than just a fishing trip. It’s an experience. I was invited by Gregg and Diana Hennum, owners of Sportsman’s Lodges to bring my family up for... Read more »

Bowfishing Tournament on Kaskaskia River July 16

Bowfishing Tournament on Kaskaskia River July 16
Bowfishing is arguably one of the hottest rages in the archery world today. So if you love to stick arrows, you may want to check out the Rough Fish Roundup THIS WEEKEND on the Kaskaskia River in Southern Illinois. Read the press release from Gretchen Steele here… BALDWIN, IL – Bowfishing enthusiasts should make plans... Read more »

Confessions of a Walleye Junkie

Confessions of a Walleye Junkie
I have a sickness, an addiction really. It’s gotten progressively worse over the years, and I fear I’m out of control. My name is Dan and I’m a walleye addict. This is my story. Early Signs of Addiction The year was 1983. My first trip to the boundary waters of Minnesota provided me with my... Read more »
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Call of the North Answered in Mercer Wisconsin

Mercer has some spectacular photo opportunities. Can you spot the two loons?
There is something special about the North Woods— the heavy scent of pine and the wail of the loons have a certain mystique that always draws me back. I’ve also created an association of those sounds and smells with my favorite fish – the ones with teeth.  And Mercer, Wisconsin is where you can find... Read more »

Re-fuel™ Go Charger Power Pack and Selfie Stick - Featured Product

Re-fuel™ Go Charger Power Pack and Selfie Stick - Featured Product
Self portraits – or selfies – have been around since the first cameras were invented. There are times when we are alone, but still want to document our adventures, especially as outdoorsmen. The introduction of selfie-sticks to the market a few years ago took self-photo and video creation to another level. It also offers a... Read more »

Teriyaki Garlic Grilled Salmon Best Salmon Recipe

Teriyaki Garlic Grilled Salmon Best Salmon Recipe
After catching some coho and chinook salmon with Wolfpack Adventures on Lake Michigan, we got creative with a variety of ingredients to grill our catch. Teriyaki, brown sugar, honey, fresh ginger and a few other goodies make a perfect marinade and glaze for fresh chinook. Is your mouth watering yet? Wait until you see the... Read more »
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First Timers with the Wolfpack - Best Salmon Fishing on Lake Michigan

Captain Jerrad Kalmerton was great with my kids, one of the most patient guides I've ever seen.
Big water can mean big fun for fishermen, and their kids. So when my munchkins informed me that salmon was on their fishing “wish list”, I called my buddy Jerrad Kalmerton from Wolfpack Adventures to get us on Lake Michigan. You see, my kids put together what they call their “Fishopedia”—it’s a scrapbook with a... Read more »

How An American Fishing Rod is Born – A Peek Inside the St. Croix Rod Factory

How An American Fishing Rod is Born – A Peek Inside the St. Croix Rod Factory
I’ve never put much thought into what goes into a fishing rod — until now. After a tour of the St. Croix rod plant, I have a new appreciation for the stick in my hand that I use to catch walleye. At a recent media event hosted by the Mercer Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce, I... Read more »

New Wisconsin Fishing Expo, Feb. 26-28

New Wisconsin Fishing Expo, Feb. 26-28
It’s new. And it’s chock full of all the hoopla we outdoorsmen expect from a fishing expo. Formerly the Madison Fishing Expo, the Wisconsin Fishing Expo is under new management and it sounds like they are planning to blow the doors off by taking the show to a new level. I’ve never attended so I... Read more »
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Antler Shed Hunting Like Finding a Needle in a Haystack - Or Two

Antler Shed Hunting Like Finding a Needle in a Haystack - Or Two
Have you ever found a needle in a haystack? How about TWO? That’s exactly what brothers Kurt and Cilff Kowalczyk did recently while hunting deer antler sheds. Last weekend the Kowalczyks set out to cure cabin fever and look for sheds along with their friend Noah. After a short walk, Cliff spotted an antler in the... Read more »