Prepping the Flycraft 2020

It feels like I’ve spent the first 7 days of July 2020 prepping the Flycraft for it’s first float of the year. Covid and stay […]

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 […]

Windy City Fishing BBQ at Beck Lake

This past weekend, I was invited out to a local lake that I have never fished before, to participate in a small gathering with some […]

Froggin’ with DanK

Froggin’   A short story.   Kind of…..   Not really… DanK and I met up at Lake X to do some froggin’. The lake […]

Lake X

I met up my buddy FishDank at 9 am this past Sunday. It was cloudy, windy, warm out (to me anyway), and so damn windy. […]


We’re finally have been having somewhat consistently warmer weather (40-50-60 degrees). I had planned to take the kayak out and fish a local lake in […]

Winter DPR Float

I have been itching to get out on the Des Plains River (DPR) 1 last time this year, and I finally got my opportunity. After […]

DPR Pike Float

It was a perfect day for some teeth. 65 degrees, sunny, with a light breeze, you just couldn’t beat it. The pike on the Des […]


It’s that time of year when I hunt for teeth. I’m referring to Northern Pike, and Musky. I have caught many pike, but musky seem […]