Archive for December 2011

2011: The Wet Finish

2011: The Wet Finish
After a day off I had taken a couple clients out on the creeks after some steelhead. The fish didn’t want to cooperate so on Friday the 30th I decided it was time to head out on the boat in search of some browns and lakers. We fished in some of the worst conditions you... Read more »

Holiday Adventures: A few Photos To Start with

Holiday Adventures: A few Photos To Start with
Just a few shots of my first few days of the holidays Saturday December 24th I spend the day with a buddy Mike and Dave and we hit the Lake Michigan waters from my boat. Here are a couple shots from the day: The sunrise behind a bundled up Mike. First fish of the day,... Read more »

No Work = Fishing Everyday

No Work = Fishing Everyday
Well, as I finish up my last day of work for the year of 2011 I get to look forward to 10 days off. As many who know me will attest, those days will certainly not go unused. The plan right now is to fish each and every day I have free. Yes even Christmas.... Read more »
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Cold Steel: The Winter Time Adventures

Cold Steel: The Winter Time Adventures
I wrote this last year, but it seemed relevant right now as the Steelhead fishing is starting to pick up hot and heavy. The buzzing sound in my head just didn’t seem to want to go away.  It was as though I was in the middle of a fire drill back in grade school.  It... Read more »

BASS University Coming To Chicago

BASS University Coming To Chicago
Have you ever wanted to learn from the Pros?  Now is your chance.  This year the BASS University will be coming to the Chicago Outdoor Sportsman show.   Now it the time to sign up to meet some of the big names in the industry and learn from the best. The Bass University & The Chicago... Read more »

Anti-Fishing Campaign and Lead Ban: Sportsman Must Unite!

Anti-Fishing Campaign and Lead Ban: Sportsman Must Unite!
Hunting isn’t the only sport that is under attack. The sport of fishing is under constant attack and yet we fail to notice it. There are groups out there trying their best to attack our sport from any angle they can. Once they get the ball rolling it turns into a huge snowball effect that... Read more »
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Bobby Orr: The Mercer Musky Man.

Bobby Orr: The Mercer Musky Man.
I know Bobby Orr is a famous Hockey player but the Bobby Orr you are about to meet is a well-known Wisconsin Musky fisherman and guide. The Bobby Orr that I had the pleasure to meet is a young man that has been pursuing the great Esox Masquinongy, or Musky, for most of his life.... Read more »

Bluegills and Goose Antlers: What a Combo!

Bluegills and Goose Antlers: What a Combo!
Lately I have been on a bit of a health kick. You know trying to drop a few extra dozen pounds that have mysteriously shown up around my waist. Having a freezer full of wild game and fish I decided to test out a new product from Clam Outdoors and Goose Antler Lodge. Goose antler... Read more »