Category Archives: Fishing

#HuntFishTravel Ep 206 – Yvonne Brown – Fishing in Ontario and Ontario Women Anglers

#HuntFishTravel Ep 206 – Yvonne Brown – Fishing in Ontario and Ontario Women Anglers

Yvonne Brown – a woman I definitely respect for her efforts in angler retention and education stops by to chat about what she’s got going on. Continue reading #HuntFishTravel Ep 206 – Yvonne Brown – Fishing in Ontario and Ontario Women Anglers

For the Love of Fishing – 5 Items that will earn you brownie points this Valentine’s Day

Lots of people ice fish, but so many more people open water fish.

I absolutely love hardwater fishing but when I look outside at the -8 degree weather, I’ll admit I’m ready for some sunshine!

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and there’s still time to order a loved one something that will get them excited for warmer days. Continue reading For the Love of Fishing – 5 Items that will earn you brownie points this Valentine’s Day

A History of the Wisconsin Lake Sturgeon

Many moons ago when Wisconsin was first settled, the settlers that took up residence around Lake Winnebago, were either farmers or fishermen.

The fishermen took advantage of the bounty that still, to this day, resides in Lake Winnebago.

In the early 19th century, fishermen became dismayed when they realized their nets were being destroyed by an ancient fish native to the Great Lakes region. The torpedo shaped fish had five rows of bony plates that would easily cut the nets; they were deemed “garbage fish” much like carp is today. The fishermen began to slaughter the bony fish that would get caught and tear the nets by the thousands in an attempt to eradicate these pests. Continue reading A History of the Wisconsin Lake Sturgeon

10 Reasons Why Hunters And Fishermen Are Already Pro’s At “Social Distancing”

During the COVID-19 crisis it occurred to me that we, as hunters and fishermen, are already experts at social distancing.

Here in Wisconsin we have a “Safer at Home” order. Very different than a “Stay at Home” or “lockdown” order. We are still allowed to participate in outdoor activities as long as we follow regulations.

One could certainly argue that we are more “at Home” in the woods or on the water.

While I’m sure there are lots more, here are 10 reasons why hunters and fishermen are already pro’s at “Social Distancing”. Continue reading 10 Reasons Why Hunters And Fishermen Are Already Pro’s At “Social Distancing”

#HuntFishTravel Ep 203 – Alabama Gulf Coast Slam Fishing Tournament

HuntFishTravel –  Alabama Gulf Coast Slam Fishing Tournament

On this week’s episode I’m joined by Tom Steber , Director and Founder of the Alabama Gulf Coast Slam fishing tournament to talk about an exciting fishing tournament that anyone can participate in. Continue reading #HuntFishTravel Ep 203 – Alabama Gulf Coast Slam Fishing Tournament