April 10, 2018

With a cold spring, delaying the warming of local waters, finally able to get a boat into the water and get the open water season underway. Waters are still only in the 40’s, winds are constantly blowing, but casting a long rod, makes it all worth finally getting start...

March 16, 2018

After qualifying to get into the WRIFL championship round, I was looking forward to seeing how my partner and I would do. Unfortunately, he was unable to make it due to a sudden work commitment, but luckily, another buddy of mine was available to step in for him and he...

March 2, 2018

The Club for Boys, Hooked on Hardwater event was held this past weekend at Sheridan Lake here in the Black Hills and it was very successful again despite the emergency change in location from Deerfield to Sheridan due to sloppy conditions at Deerfield. Many of the pr...

February 16, 2018

We were fortunate at having an early ice season this year with the cold temps and allowing us to fish many waters we haven’t been able to in the recent past. But with warming trends and rains starting now and into most of next week, looking like our local ice season ma...

February 15, 2018

There is nothing better than a day of ice fishing with family and friends, but there is something extra special about a Father-Daughter day on the ice. Superbowl Sunday, I was lucky enough to have one of those days with my daughter Ashley. She was not super happy when...

February 14, 2018

Well, old man winter sure doesn’t want to give a break from this cold snap that never seems to want to end. I guess that little Ground Hog might be right about the 6 more weeks of winter this year. But dealing with the freezing weather, doesn’t mean you must stay insid...