Posts tagged with: fishing

Thirty years ago, I was introduced to the sport of ice fishing by a chef at the restaurant where I worked. Some of you may fondly remember Perry’s Fish House...
To live passionately is to embrace all our experiences with fascination and respect....
Normally, I like to use this venue to espouse the virtues and spiritual connections through hunting, fishing, foraging, and generally learning to find joy through immersion in the outdoors....
I recently headed up into the mountains in search of native brook trout with a few very accomplished angler friends—Mark Wilde and John Lesher....
It’s mid-summer now, and the trout have figured out that if they want to survive the heat they’ve got to find deep pools with water temps below 70 degrees....
The current pandemic has changed a lot of our daily interactions and caused us to take a closer look at what really matters. When the population of our country is...
The last week of February and the first two weeks of March are one of my favorite times in winter. The days are growing longer, the sun is higher in...
The intrinsic values of fly fishing and fine art are intertwined to depths unimaginable to the untrained eye. The rhythm of motion in a perfectly thrown cast and the fluid...
Even us whacky ice fishermen who love the cold barren environment on the frozen lake, share a certain affinity for the second Saturday in April. Known in some circles as...
Come join the party! All are welcome—just make sure you have your fishing license! ...
I had an old Jeep CJ-7 whose floorboard had rotted out, and we installed a sheet-metal door on hinges in its place, so we could drive out on the ice...
My old Toyota truck rolls merrily down the highway on a late afternoon. The sun is shining brightly. The temperature is at a perfect setting—no one complains that it is...
Some people say we’re due for a January thaw. As I write this, the temperature outside is -3 and the wind chill is -20. The night sky has finally opened...
Ice fishing is not just for rednecks anymore. Put away those stereotypes of tobacco chewing, cussing, Bud-swilling archetypes and take another look at this traditional winter sport. It’s true. More...