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brown trout

January Trout Fishing – Driftless Area

With the warmer than normal weather we experienced last weekend some friends and I got out for a day of trout fishing in the driftless area.  Due to some rain and snow melt we encountered some situations that we all learned from which in turn will make us more successful in the future.  The first … Continue reading »

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Winter Trout – Driftless Area

With all the holiday activity finally settling down I found some time to head west and fish some spring creeks in the Driftless Area.  Most of the spring creeks in Southwest Wisconsin stay free of ice through the winter months, and now that the early season begins the first Saturday in January we have 2 … Continue reading »

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Summer is Here

Been too long since the last post, but a lot has happened so I’ll do my best to catch up.  Last update was in April when the caddis started hatching and they did so for several weeks.  Surface and sub-surface caddis patterns provided some of the best hatch fishing of the year.  Fish come out … Continue reading »

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Michigan Steelhead 4/9/16

Last weekend a bunch of guys and I headed up north along Michigan’s west coast with a few small boats, way too many fly rods, a smoker, and a cooler full of meat.  Exactly the way I expected to celebrate the end of my non-married life.  Along the way we checked the weather forecast and … Continue reading »

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Spring has Sprung

With this nice spring weather we’ve had here fishing opportunities are opening up everywhere for a variety of species in the midwest.  Wisconsin’s early trout season has been open since January, steelhead tributaries in southern Wisconsin have been free of ice and should be providing some of the best lake-run trout fishing of the year, … Continue reading »

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Mini D&D

Another fun video from Schultz Outfitters of the Fish Whisperer tying a smaller version of his signature fly; the Drunk and Disorderly.

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