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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
Jaws and I floated a new stretch of the Kishwaukee River in Mchenry County today in search of some early season pike. Armed with two boxes full of new flies we set out to explore a part of the river that none of my friends have really fished. The water looked promising with deep cuts … Continue reading
Another short video fly fishing from the Nucanoe Frontier on a sweet little river in Northern Illinois edited by Ben.
Andrew and I both had some other commitments this weekend so we decided to stay closer to home on Saturday and fish the North Branch Kishwaukee River. We floated about 3 miles before I finally caught the first smallmouth. It was a nice fish about 16 inches that hit a deer hair diver. Then, about 2 minutes … Continue reading
Spring has finally sprung and the popper bite is heating up. For years, before I got hooked on the fly rod my buddy Justin and I would celebrate his birthday on the 9th of May by floating the Kishwaukee River in Boone County, IL casting surface lures. Ever since I’ve marked the beginning of May as the beginning of top-water action on my local waters. Today, … Continue reading
Over the years I’ve found throughout my friends whom I fish with and also with myself that since our early days of fishing we’ve evolved from eager, fish-hungry type who strive only for size and numbers to a more patient, grateful kind that has found peace in almost every outing be it good or bad. We’ve … Continue reading