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Author Archives: Andrew Jaworski

Paradise Lost and Something Found

A little late picking up on this story, but if you haven’t already heard the sad news, here it is.  A dam failure June 20th, 2015 caused Paradise Springs in Eagle, WI to drain.  Most trout escaped through a cracked hole in the dam and wound up in the creek flowing from it.  Some probably … Continue reading »

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Boats & Beasts

I’ve been quiet on the blog front for awhile and a lot has happened since my last post.  I got married back in August and wedding planning took over my life for the better part of 3 months.  Truth be told, I probably spent more time planning my Bachelor’s Party.  I spent a lot of weekend … Continue reading »

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Driftless Caddis 4/17/2016

Sometimes you head to your  favorite trout stream looking for a particular hatch and all the conditions seem right, and for some random reason of cruel fate, it never materializes.  This was not that day.  Everywhere you found rocks and riffles, you found Caddis popping and trout rising.  The heads of pools was where the action … Continue reading »

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Mixed Springs

After two brutal Polar Vortex Winters and late Springs, this year’s early Spring is well deserved.  And rather than fall into the same early season routine, Anthony and I have been very happy to pursue water and fish that we normally ignore this time of year.  Most of this year’s early fishing has revolved around exploring stretches of local … Continue reading »

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Help Save the Menominee River

The Menominee River is a major tributary of Green Bay and the Great Lakes.  It also forms most of the border between NE Wisconsin and the UP.  Currently, it is in danger of being developed into an open pit gold and zinc mine by Aquila Resources via their Back Forty Project.  Please visit the link and sign the online … Continue reading »

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Before the Freeze

The Fall/Winter run on the SW Tribs of Lake Michigan have been very difficult these last 2 years to say the least.  After talking to a lot of fisherman who have fished these rivers a hell of a lot more than myself for many many years, it’s clear the number of fish are way down.  When you see … Continue reading »

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