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The bream — a fish for all ages

As a young boy, my earliest fishing memories were of catching bluegills with friends in a small pond in our neighborhood. We carried with us nothing but a few hand-me-down rods and a can of garden worms, but we experienced far more success than not.Read More...
June 26, 2007 at 1:40 pm

Bolstering the beloved brookie

The brook trout is one of the most beloved fish for American anglers.

The “brookie” is beautifully colored, resides in only the most scenic places, and is considered to be somewhat naïve — the last reason is probably why it’s a favorite of fly fishermen in particular.Read More...
May 21, 2007 at 3:01 pm

Fly fishing isn’t rocket science

The most common question asked by most novice fly anglers is: “How do you decide what fly to use?Read More...
April 24, 2007 at 10:17 am

If baits are alive, strikes are high

Spring is an exciting time to be at a lake searching for striped and hybrid bass activity as they migrate from the rivers and creeks back into the main lake channels.Read More...
March 12, 2007 at 2:27 pm

Mayfly hatch is trout harbinger

Each March, sports junkies across the country turn their attention to a certain college basketball tournament.Read More...
February 22, 2007 at 9:14 am

Easy to get hooked on bronzebacks

The spirited fight and acrobatic leaps of the smallmouth bass are legendary with anglers.Read More...
January 25, 2007 at 1:07 pm

Practice makes perfect fly casts

Maybe you consider wading through ice-cold mountain streams in January a euphemism for acute hyperthermia. You might also think casting for redfish on some windy inshore flat in winter is a precursor for walking pneumonia. Fishing, of any variety, in the dead of winter is certainly not for everyone.Read More...
December 27, 2006 at 10:56 am

Bassin’ can be hot when it’s cold

When the trees become bare, the last of the Thanksgiving leftovers are gone, and the water temperature falls below fifty degrees, bass fishing can become a supremely challenging task.Read More...
November 17, 2006 at 12:55 pm

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