Setting Up The Camper

It’s that time of year, again.  I usually head up to my grandparent’s camper with my Uncle and Cousin Donny, but this year was different. […]


So, more than a few months ago, I was sent a direct message on Instagram.  The message was from “Keep It Reel Fishing.”  I was […]

Field & Stream Hook Shots

Have you ever heard of Field & Stream Hook Shots? Well, you should have.  Joe Cermele and Captain Eric Kerber have been making, in my […]

2016 Muskie Expo – Chicago

The Chicago Muskie Show.  It’s always a good time.  Last year management switched along with the venue, so, I was skeptical of going.  However this […]

2015 Year End Review: Part 2 of 2

2015 was full of fish of all sizes, new water, laughs, and good times in my white sunglasses.  I continued my 2014 resolution to “Explore […]

2015 Year End Review: Part 1 of 2

My 2015 fishing season was outstanding, and not because of the fishing.  It was awesome, because, of the new and old friends I had the […]

Temporary Happiness

Des Plains River.   20 minutes to kill.   Bait caster.  Steel leader.  Rapala Husky Jerk (Firetiger).   High water.  Fast current.   Nothing.   […]

Winter Jigs

+Gramps Mel over at The Pond Stalker has been tying up some jigs to start off his tying season.  That got me inspired to get to tying […]

Santa Better Win The Lottery

With Christmas just around the corner, I thought I would share some items that I added on my wish list letter to Santa.  I have […]