I don't claim to be an expert fisherman ... just a guy who loves to fish and has been blessed for his efforts. I learned a long time ago that in fishing, and in much of life, you get out of it what you put into it. I work hard when fishing, I study a lot, and always try to learn something on every outing. I hope you can use the information I post on this blog to learn something as well. Thanks for following along!

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Bite Picking Up

The bite finally picked up for me this past Saturday. I was able to put a few on top of the ice and see a few others underneath it. I'm having a blast with the new Vexilar FS800 camera ... watching trout cruise under ice hole. Some of the fish down there are just scary big! Had one come up and suck in a spawn sac but didn't get the hook into her. She could have been my biggest ice trout!

Wednesday, November 20, 2013


Finally found some Steelhead yesterday! Found a few dozen browns too.

Monday, October 28, 2013

Fall Trout Bite Starting

Picked up a few browns last week in Milwaukee. Had a bunch of BIG salmon stretch my string but they have this way of finding docks, poles, chains, etc. Give it another week and the browns and steelhead should be coming in strong.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Monday, September 30, 2013

A Few from Last Week...

A unique salmon run this year. Took a few really nice fish. Going to start fall bass fishing now.

Monday, September 16, 2013

From the Weekend

Weather didn't cooperate. Neither did the bite.

Monday, September 9, 2013

Slow Start

High water temps have delayed the salmon run for us but there are still a few fish to be had. Here's a couple we picked up on Saturday night.

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Salmon Run is Starting ...

The fall salmon run is just beginning and all indications are ... it's going to be a BIG fish year!

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

A Few More from Last Night

The bite was definitely slower last night, but the quality was worth the effort!

Monday, July 29, 2013

Summer Bite is Great!

The bite on the Madison Chain has been outstanding. Here's a few pics from the past few days...