Looking back

This past fall was an interesing one for sure. We had later bass trips booked than normal, which was a blessing as the water stayed a little too warm for many of our trout streams to safely fish. I think that many clients are now seeing the benefits of the fringe...

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Summer Report

If you haven't taken advantage of the awesome fishing this summer has provided you still have time.  We have been on pretty consistent lake trout fishing for the duration of the summer and bass fishing is providing fast action on the many bodies of water our state...

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Spring Update

This spring has been an interesting one for sure. We are now seeing many rivers and streams flowing higher than usual and the long term forecast is calling for more rain. Many of the rivers up north are near flood stage and are very dangerous to even think about...

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For the Love of the Outdoors

It may be a surprise to some that I do not always fish.  I have been laser focused on getting out on the water more than I have ever before, but I always appreciate the days that I can just put on a backpack and hike through the woods and enjoy nature.  I especially...

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Timing

I have a frequent debate with my friends on the water regarding when is the best time to fish. Some of them state moon cycles, weather systems or time of the year. My contention is that if I did not catch fish that day it was my fault as I did not figure out what they...

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Thankful

This time of the year I always find myself reflecting on what I am thankful for. I never take things for granted and always work for everything that I receive, so I am extra thankful for what I have. As we spend time with our families over the next month and a half...

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Water Needed

The lack of water this year has been very concerning. We did not have a typical winter with an adequate snowpack and many of the larger lakes in the southern part of the state did not have a lot of ice covering them. While this helps with our heating bills and driving...

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Good Times Are Made On The Water

There are times before a trip begins that you get the feeling that the day will be special. Our most recent trip was just like that. We were bringing our gear up as the sun was coming up giving us an awesome view of the pond. Mist was rising from the water, the birds...

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“How Will We Know?”

"How will I know when a fish takes my lure?" This is the most common question that I am asked when an angler trolls for the first time.  When a fish takes your streamer or lure there is no question as the rod bounces rapidly.  I just think back to when I first began...

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Spring Is Here

I think we were a little spoiled with how good the fishing was in the early part of the open water season. It was only a matter of time before we had another snap of cold weather.  Often times the bite will invariably slow down, but you can still catch fish if you put...

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