New Issue of Swing the Fly is out – Summer 2015

If you have ever thought about fishing a two-handed fly rod then you need to check out the latest issue of Swing the Fly. It is full of great articles on using spey and switch rods to catch fish.

So Much Water – The Road Trip Issue is out!

Check out the latest issue of So Much Water magazine.  It has a great review of the Hardly Strictly Musky tournament I recently attempted to fish in. If you know where to look I’m even in one of the pictures (if you squint your eyes just right). It also has some great information on fishing…

Everything But Trout Flies

It’s that time of year when the weather turns nice and it is time to get out and fish. Here are some of the flies I have been tying and fishing recently.

Five Days of Fishing Day 1

With Labor Day weekend right around the corner I decided to take a few extra days off and make it an extended weekend. That’s right five days off in a row. Might not be much to some of you but for me its a rare thing. Over the next five days my goal is to…

Summer Camping

This past Saturday the weather was unusually cool for this time of year, so I packed up the family and headed to the lake for some camping. We found a spot close to the water and set up camp. Shortly after setting up the tent I heard a bunch of splashing so I grabbed a…

A Great Summer Evening

Tuesday evening I took the family to do some fishing at Milford lake. With all the rain we have been getting over the past month here in Kansas the lakes have finally recovered to normal water levels. We were fishing a small cove when all the sudden a group of hybrid bass started exploding on…

Fishing new waters

Sunday morning the wife and I decided that we were going fishing. I really wanted some new scenery so I decided to go try fishing at  Pottawatomie County State fishing lake. It is supposed to be a good bass and bluegill lake. I know that going fishing on a sunny clear sky kind of day…

Hot Kansas Fishing

As everyone probably knows it’s been a very hot and dry summer here in Kansas, so fishing has not been a high priority for me. It had been a couple of weeks since my last trip to the lake so Tuesday after work I went home and picked up my wife and daughter and headed…

July fishing in Ohio

So I finally took a few days off work and the family and I headed up to north west Ohio to see some family. I couldn’t pass up a chance to do some fishing while we were there. It’s been pretty hot and dry there so fishing wasn’t great. My wife’s family has a cabin…