June 25, 2019

After a 3-week absence from fishing, due to hiking events and basement issues, it felt great to hit the shores again for some action. I invited my friend Beau with me since it's always more to fish with friends and he doesn't open water fish too much and thought that S...

June 19, 2019

Decided to do something different. Try fishing from shore at the dam in Northfield MN, but first we stopped for breakfast.

Looking for a big carp was our goal, though we didn’t catch a carp we did catch plenty of sheepshead and bullheads. We even managed a smallmouth an...

June 11, 2019

Mille Lacs is an awesome lake. You can catch quality fish of every species here.

My favorite is catching smallmouth bass. Bed fishing in June is so much fun. Finding rocks and sand in 6-7 ft is key.

On calm days, you can see black rings in the water. Some days you can se...

June 11, 2019

You can pretty much say that the spawn is on. It’s taken a couple weeks to get here but the crappies,bass and bluegills are flooding the shallows to get their business done. The weather is stable and the water temps. are between 62-65 degrees, and the crappies are in t...

June 10, 2019

Fishing Mississippi Pool 4 has been hot!

Pulling cranks in 12-14 ft of water moving out to 20 feet as it gets closer to noon.

Lots of nice fish being caught. Don’t let the high water stop you. Get down there!

June 7, 2019

What a site is was to behold, even if it was our tenth time! The annual Crazy Horse Volksmarch, a 6.3-mile hike up onto the arm of the in-progress monument and back to the visitor center, was this past weekend and we were blessed with some great weather and a very cont...

June 6, 2019

The last couple of years, I have been fishing river systems and even though there are days that you can’t seem to figure anything out, there are other days that the fish are on fire. One thing that I have been noticing, is that the speed of the river flowing does make...

June 5, 2019

I always keep a couple 18 ft telescoping cane poles in my boat. They come in handy like today.

Casting bobbers into shallow crappies can spook them sending them into hiding. Using cane poles, you can slide right up in the heaviest cover, drop the jig into little pockets...

June 4, 2019

Anticipation was at an all-time high as I recently got my hands on the new Rattlin Sting suspending jerkbait by Salmo.

I had a great initial impression of the bait as I opened one from the package; they come with an amazing finish and are equipped with high quality Must...

June 3, 2019

My wife and I have always liked going for hikes in the Black Hills. With a plethora of options for trails to go on, we've enjoyed going to new places and finding new natural treasures and whether we've gone on new trails or went back to ones we've done several times, w...

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