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Wisconsin Fishing

Spring Swinging

Hit the Milwaukee with Adam a few weeks back and we experienced something out of the ordinary…great fishing.  Even though the water was high, cold, and slowly rising all day from snow melt, the Steelhead were in and on the grab…bigly.  Water clarity was great and very few anglers were on the water giving us plenty of … Continue reading »

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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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Fall Changes

This October my friends and I have changed up our game plan to avoid the crowded salmon circus on the southern Wisconsin tributaries in favor of more peaceful places with aggressive predators that start feeding more frequently in the fall.  October does bring the fly fisherman very large trout into small rivers along the coast … Continue reading »

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Menominee Day Trip

I can’t count the hours Anthony, Andrew, and myself have sat around tables, fly vises, fire pits or other gatherings to discuss us all making a trip to the Menominee. We finally made that a reality on 7-31 when the stars aligned and allowed us a shared Sunday void of any true responsibility. We took … 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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