Posts tagged "creeks"

It's not too late to get out and enjoy this weather

Canoeing, kayaking, hiking, biking or just taking a stroll. Perfect weekend for all of those. The fall colors are shaping up beautifully. Plenty of info on here, just start following the links. Then get out and enjoy. Start Here

I Tend not to Travel Very Much

And yet I feel like I travel all the time to go fishing or simply out wandering with my wife. I had to look it up on a map. It looks like 90 percent of the fishing and wandering I do all happens within 15 miles of my house. I’ve also covered very little of... Read more »

Seems Like a Decent Evening to go Fishing

The assumption is that I will be off work at 5 PM. The next assumption is that people will learn to drive on highways by that time and not turn them into parking lots. I know that’s asking a lot. Tough concept them there highways, what being 55 mph and all. By 6:30 I can... Read more »

Note to Self, Always Carry a Stringer

I wish I could know in advance that I would catch a couple of decent sized catfish even though I was pursuing smallmouth bass. These cats came from a creek that was running relatively clear and cool. They were miles up from the main river, which was running summer ugly and warm. These cats didn’t... Read more »

Go, Get Out, Go Fishing

When I’m anxious and agitated I pace. What’s running around in my head is pretty much undefined and in the long term, irrelevant. Something is bugging me. If I can’t pace, I weave. Shifting my weight from one foot to the other. If I’m sitting, my leg bounces. First one, then the other. This is... Read more »

Fox River Creeks

In the 15 years I’ve been fishing the Fox River and it’s creeks, I can’t recall a time when they’ve both behaved the way they have for the past few weeks. At the end of May it rained hard and the river came up fast. The current flow jumped from around 2500 cubic feet per... Read more »