Posts tagged "Fishing"

It's Called Fishing For A Reason

It's Called Fishing For A Reason
As a person that has to spend his days in an office working to pay the bills I have to pick and choose carefully when I can and cannot get out on the water.  There just isn’t the luxury of being able to drop everything and hit the water. Trust me I have exhausted myself... Read more »

Mercer Wisconsin is Back in my sights

Mercer Wisconsin is Back in my sights
Every year we plan a family vacation up to the Northwoods of Wisconsin. Mercer, Wisconsin to be exact. My wife’s family owns a small cabin up on a small lake chain and their family has been going up to the area for well over 40 years. It is just one of those annual vacations that... Read more »

Life in the Northwoods

As I write this I am sitting looking over the wide expanse of the Northwoods.  My eyes are tired with sleep as it has been a long and full day. Unfortunatly I do not have the energy or free space in my brain to write anything long.  My mind is at a loss for anything... Read more »
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Oh Boy! What I have been up to.

Oh Boy! What I have been up to.
It has been a few days, weeks, even a month since I have written or contributed anything worth while here.  I want to apologize for this.  Not that I am any Hemingway or Roosevelt , but I know that fishing, hunting and writing are ways of expressing myself and I have been lax in putting... Read more »

Flat Stanley and Our Adventure From Last March

Flat Stanley and Our Adventure From Last March
I thought I would bring back a trip I took with a legend that many of you are familiar with. Given the recent weather you would think it was still winter and not Spring like the calendar said. Waking up in the cold dark room I could hear the wind blowing hard against the house.... 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 »

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 »

The Show Must Go On: Rosemont to host the Chicago Outdoorsman Show

The Show Must Go On: Rosemont to host the Chicago Outdoorsman Show
Over the past few months there has been talk back and forth about the fate of the outdoors show that is held ever winter at the Donald E. Stevens convention center.   Jim Sugarman had sold the original show after showing a downturn in attendance last year and it was unknown if there would be any... Read more »
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Snapping a Solo Shot

Snapping a Solo Shot
I am always asked, “who took that picture of you?” and my standard response is always, Me. There are no tricks to it; there are just some basics that you learn over time and with practice. For example: 1. Does the camera have a built in timer function? Obviously this is key, but often overlooked.... Read more »