Mixed results today

When Carl Lovisolo & I launched his boat this morning, I had a laundry list of things I wanted to try and places I wanted to check.

Some of those techniques worked well, and some didn’t. Some worked in some of the places I wanted to check, but in other places,we had to revert to […]


To the sweetwater!

Jimfish's pond boat ready to take on the day.

Here it is the middle of April and I’ve been so preoccupied chasing stripers that until today, I hadn’t been fishing for freshwater bass. Figured it was time to change that, so I joined Jimfish for a day on the pond.

With bass likely in early prespawn mode and some pretty strong winds forecast for […]


Better than your average Saturday

Maybe it was because of the opening of trout season.

Maybe the early morning air temp in the mid thirties had something to do with it.

Perhaps it was the sustained 15 to 20 mph northwest winds in the forecast for the day.

Whatever the reasons, for a sunny, weekend in April, the tidal Housy […]


Another day on the river.

Alex & I hit the Housy again today. Last Sunday, we had kind of a tough morning. Today was anything but.

Alex had already caught and released a 35 incher before I even thought about getting the camera out. This was his next cast.

The river was still high, fast and a bit off-colored from […]


Seems like it’s been forever…

…since my last time out fishing. It’s only been eleven days, but really seems a lot longer than that. I haven’t missed that many consecutive days of fishing in years, except when I was hospitalized for something or the river was locked in with ice for an extended period.

No ice this time, just bitter […]