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We’ve had a great time telling fly-fishing stories and sharing our knowledge of the pursuit of warmwater species for many years. But our time to work less and fish more has arrived. We will remove our website at the end of February and continue to sell our books and...

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It’s That Time Again!

It’s That Time Again!

Mid-afternoon arrivals at local White Bass hotspots allow anglers to beat the crowds. Still, two spin-fishers could be seen upstream and another down from the landing. The tall, far-side bluff had yet to cast its shadow on the stream, so my preparations were...

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Bad News

Bad News

Our store will be closed from April 10 through May 10 while Roxanne has back surgery. In the meantime, We hope your spring fishing is outstanding.  

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Countdowns and Crappies

Countdowns and Crappies

A fine mist seemed to suspend above the gray water of the large pond. The lines of distinction between the two were erased at a distance, and the only contrasting color was the blackened outline of a deadfall. Into this black and gray world, I launched a float tube...

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Typical March Weather–Good bass catch

Typical March Weather–Good bass catch

Recent rains have rendered area streams unfishable, and with several cold, rainy days in the forecast, I embraced a small pond trip as my only fishing option. The day was sunny and warm, but a 20 mph wind with stronger gusts posed a challenge. Turbulence from the wind...

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It Isn’t Freezing! Go Fishing!

It Isn’t Freezing! Go Fishing!

Two 60-degree days generated the hope of locating some active bluegills in a small pond. The water was still chilly, so I chose a 5-wt. bamboo rod figuring that if the fish were uncooperative, I could at least maximize my enjoyment of casting. I knotted a white...

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