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A chronicle of my pursuit of fish, particularly trout and smallmouth bass. This includes links to my fishing videos on YouTube.

It’s not Chicken Fried Steak: CFS and Other Streamflow Data Explained

Typical Average Water Levels During the Year

If you are new to paddling in or on a kayak, canoe, or SUP, you have probably been sticking to lakes and easy sections of slow-moving rivers. Once you’ve passed the beginner stage, you’ll probably want to start paddling faster

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Self Bailing Scupper Plugs

Do you own a sit-on-top kayak and want to keep water out while letting water drain out after a wave hits you or your paddle drips water in the cockpit? Check out my fairly elegant solution to create some self-bailing

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Monster Brook Trout on the Prairie and Plover Rivers

Check out the latest video of my excursion to the Prairie and Plover Rivers. ‘Uge Brook Trout!

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Spinning for Trout on Black Earth Creek

Check out the latest video from my 2nd Most Fishing series. This footage was from my outing to Black Earth Creek in Mazomanie, WI, on April 12, 2017. I landed two 12 inch browns and one 20 inch brown in

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Spinner Fishing For Trout on the Peshtigo River

Here’s a much overdue post with the video of my excursion to fish the Peshtigo River for trout on the second weekend of October 2016. The footage was shot at McClintock County Park in Marinette County, Wisconsin. I didn’t catch

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Getting Geared up for Some Trout Fishing

Members of my outdoor group and Cabela’s customers often ask for my advice on selecting gear for trout fishing. I decided to put together a little primer to get them started. Hopefully this will be of use to you if

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2016 Fishing Year in Review

Take a look at the 2016 fishing season. This video contains all the fish I got on camera during 2016. It includes trout fishing outings to Lodi Spring Creek, Big Green River, Castle Rock Creek (Fennimore Fork of the Blue

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Smallmouth Fishing and Paddling on the Black River

Fish on at 14:39. A group of us from Mad City Paddlers and the Madison Area Outdoor Group paddled the Black River from Irving to Melrose on August 6, 2016. We camped on a sandbar by the Melrose landing that

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Flambeau River Smallmouth Bass on Floating Rapalas

Fish on at 1:36, 4:41, 8:00, 8:37, 10:24, 12:30, and 13:13. Check out the video from my trip to the Flambeau River in Wisconsin on July 15-17, 2016. There are clips from a brief outing to wade a couple spots

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Spinning for Trout on the Kickapoo River

I went out fishing with a co-worker on the Kickapoo River on May 19, 2016. Fish on at :42, 7:30, and 13:34. It was a slow day. The three fish I hooked into were the only action we saw from

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