CARF Strikes Gold!!!

I caught my first carp on the fly!!!!   I am super stoked!!!!   I mean, look at all of those exclamation marks!!!!   Do […]


This past Labor Day weekend, I got out with a bunch of guys from a local fishing forum –  I believe there were 13 […]

Northwoods Exploring: Part 2

Forever exploring the North.   2 lane roads, tall trees, endless amount of rivers and lakes, and no ambient light to hide the stars at […]

Fly Fishing Poplar Creek

The GF wanted me out of the house, because, I was bugging her while she was baking cookies for a work event.  So, I went […]

Ohio – Part 2

Yep, you read that right, this is part 2.  Part 1 has not been written, yet. Ha   Last year around this time, my GF […]

Camper with the Family

Family time is the best time.  My GF and I, headed up to my Grandparents camper at Fish Lake Beach in Volo, Illinois, to hang […]

Poppin’ for Pike

Got our for a float with some cool dudes.  Met up at a boat launch on a Northern stretch of the Des Plains River (DPR) […]


We’ve had an extremely wet June and mid July here in the Chicagoland area.  That means that one of my favorite fisheries has been blown […]