It all began with the idea to add Round Whitefish to my fishing lifelist. What began with the unknown ended with the familiar.
I quickly realized that I was quite alone in my hunt for a round whitefish through the ice. Read more
Another year, another road trip down to Florida with Ken. This time, we’d be joining forces with another avid species hunter, Ben, in our quest to pillage Florida’s spoils of diversity. I don’t think I have ever used the phrase “What is that?” with such fervor and frequency. Read more
Lake whitefish are finally mine!
I drove up north on Wednesday for another “one last stab” at knabbing my first lake whitefish through the ice. I arrived at my spot in the afternoon to find large schools of baitfish from 80 fow to 30 fow. Read more
Snakehead are fish that elicit polarizing feelings from anglers and environmentalists. While widely considered invasive and destructive to ecosystems, there is no doubt in their suitability as a game fish. While I did not connect with any on this trip, Pat graciously offered Ken and I guidance for other new species to target in Virginia. Read more
Following our success last week, I decided to meet Eli once more this weekend. Here’s the bad news: after it all, our hunt for lake whitefish continues.
Here’s the good news….
Saturday Eli’s rod baited with a dead smelt produced two fine burbot:
And he iced a small laker later in the day. Read more
With the Lake Simcoe seasons for lakers and whitefish coming to a close, I decided to pay a visit to Eli and explore some new ice this weekend. You know, mix things up a little.
Eli had a plan in mind, and it was soon decided that our mission would be to catch our first lake whitefish out of a lake in Quebec. Read more
It was many months ago when Ken cordially invited me to join him on a road trip to Florida for some hard-core fishing. Our focus on this trip would be to add as many new fish species as possible to our ever-expanding lifelists. Read more
WOW – that’s what I can say about my August 2012 trip to California.
I want to extent thanks to all at SC Surf Fishing for replying to my numerous pre-departure questions and messages. A big thank-you to everyone I corresponded with before my trip! Read more