Still wishin’ instead of fishin’.

The Bassmasters Classic has been a nice diversion this weekend, and today it actually got kind of nice outside, after yet another 5 or 6 inches of snow yesterday.

But the Housy is still socked in with more ice than it’s had in any winter since I’ve been fishing it, and it looks like it […]

Classic thoughts.

I used to cover the Classic every year. Stopped after the 2000 Classic in Chicago. I think it was because the feel of the deal changed a lot when ESPN bought BASS. But ESPN is out of the picture now, and friends in the outdoor media industry who cover it now say it’s really great.


The endless winter…

Days I’ve been able to fish the Housy since the first of the year. 1/2, 1/4, 1/20, 1/21, 1/22, 1/23.

The 25th was also fishable, but it looked like it wasn’t going to be, so I made other plans. Now I wish I hadn’t. One more day would have been pretty substantial.

And it sure […]

Two weeks plus…

I don’t care how frozen it is, that’s a moving tidal river, and the ice can’t be trusted! Thanks to Leon Sylvester for the photo.

Two weeks plus with no fishing, and no change likely for quite some time.

I thought last year was bad as far as ice on the tidal Housy was […]