100 days

As the calendar turned from 2016 to 2017, I decided to set a personal goal for how many times I would get out fly fishing in the year ahead. 2016 was the year that I got addicted to fly fishing. I got out on the water as often as I could, learned how to tie... Continue Reading →

South Dakota road trip (part 2)

The second half of our South Dakota road trip started with a quick solo outing to a stream down the road from our cabin in Hill City. I was able to land several brook trout and a few chunky rainbows in a short amount of time, before a day full of exploring Custer State Park.... Continue Reading →

Boat is back in business

Before I became a fly fishing addict, I was a bait-casting bassย guy. Nothing could top spending an evening out on my boat throwing a LIVETARGET frog into heavy cover, waiting for an explosion. In those days, myย boat got a lot of good use and helped me catch a lot of fish. Unfortunately, last summer was... Continue Reading →

Student of the carp

Carp. A fish I have known about and avoided for years. I sawย them as a nuisance and "trash fish"--sure it was fun catching them as a young kid, but I was well past that. As I became more engaged in the local fly fishing community, I quickly learned that fly fishing was much more than... Continue Reading →

South to salt

After spending countless hours fly fishing in the Driftless Area of Wisconsin and Minnesota, I decided I wanted to broaden my fishing horizons and head south--approximately 1,500 miles south.Tampa, Florida was my destination.

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