Do you love big bluegill?
Probably a few hundred bluegill went into growing this hulk, so maybe that counts?
I was doing my usual thing, walking a jig with short cranks under a bobber. The bait was a little more aggressive this time: a three-inch storm shad instead of…Continue
Im startin to go into detox here. Life has conspired to keep me home. Well I got caught up last night and decided to work on my kayak console. Its looking nice so far but I have to hit the pause button now. I was cuting a small base plate last night and without thinking I reached out to clear a scrap of wood from my table saw. I got lucky; I only needed two stitches.
Next project will be more push sticks and some cutting sleds. Also blood does not make a good stain for…Continue
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September 20, 2014
Took the Mad River Adventure 14 'yakkanoe' out again. As I mentioned before, it takes 21 days to make a habit stick. That said, more trips are definitely needed!
My Secret Fishing Trousers - Try cotton sleep pants for fair…Continue
I finally got to go back to Sparkleberry Swamp. My plan was to paddle deeper in and find some of the creek channels. Yesterday I loaded up my Yak with my ultralite rod, crickets, and some snacks. Figured I would take my dog Sam; I wanted to see what kind of fishin partner he would be. I was on the water by 11am and figured the overcast would help bring on the bite.
I found out the sat image and the maps are almost useless. On the sat images you can see what looks to be the creeks…Continue
Conditions were horrible from mid-day on. LOFR-BR nailed it.
In hot, hot weather - this place is a puzzle, wrapped in a mystery but the fish are there because it is jurassic!!!!
I took a stump in the rump on the way out (while it was described to me- I wasn't really hearing that we would be banging off stumps in the front, middle and motor). I nearly jumped out of my skin right after the stump hit when a 25 lb. - fish jumped up about…Continue