Throwback: The Feisty Smallmouth

Throwback: The Feisty Smallmouth

By Richard T Grost I was beginning to worry. We’d been paddling around the lakeshore nearly 10 minutes now without a sign of bass. Maybe they’d become lethargic with the drought; the lake was easily a foot low, maybe more. Too, my last fond memories of the water were...
Throwback: Changes for Success

Throwback: Changes for Success

By Jim Stephens During the first pre-dawn minutes when the sky begins to pink, adrenaline tingles our bodies and soaring expectations of lunker walleyes send us riding a crest of white foam to our hot spot. Then the biteless minutes can lengthen into hours....
A Full Circle of Steel

A Full Circle of Steel

McShane admires a fish and remembers why he spends so much time chasing these incredible creatures. By Calvin McShane The interior of my home is a cool 45 degrees, rivaling the temperatures outside hovering around freezing. It is just past dark on a mid-April evening,...
After Dark

After Dark

By Blake Sherburne Hex season is High Church in my family. Our year is almost scheduled around the event. For instance, when my wife and I were planning our wedding she suggested late June or early July. I jokingly suggested that would be fine, but I might not be able...