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…

More Smallmouth Bass

Tuesday evening after work I found myself back at my favorite area of Milford lake for some more fishing. I started out with my fly rod but nothing was really responding to the fly I was throwing and somehow I forgot my vest that has all my flys in it. So I started throwing my favorite…

An evening of fly fishing for bluegill

It was finally a calm enough evening on Thursday (doesn’t happen often in Kansas) so I headed to the lake after work to do some fly fishing. I haven’t fly fished much so I am not a very good caster. When I got to the lake the wind had picked up so a little so instead of fighting my…

A Smallmouth Bass and a Sunset

Friday evening I had my wife meet me after work and we went to Milford lake. We went to our usual area in the State Park. I figured I would toss out a worm to see if anything would bite on it while I fished a spinner bait for bass. It wasn’t long and my…