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
Backwaters – Spring Fishing in Northern Illinois
Ben K’s latest video from our recent spring floats in Northern Illinois.
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
Kishwaukee River Pike 3/12/06
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
Kishwaukee River Float 5/25/14
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