Mid Winter Warm ups

by Scot Hinkel February 27, 2015

January and february in Indiana is cold as a witches titty. The weather is very unpredictable. Some years we get no snow, and some years we get puked on. Lake […]

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CHROMED Out

by Bill Katzenberger March 12, 2014

As the weather improves up here in the Midwest so does the fishing. My buddy Mike and I decided that we would try and head East in search of steelhead. […]

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Winter Steel

by Mark January 23, 2014

  Four buddies and I traveled north to Pulaski for some true winter steelheading in typical Great Lakes conditions. The temperature was low and over the course of two days, […]

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Old Man Winter

by Derek December 16, 2013

Well, it’s about that time of year where the fishing in the Keys makes a drastic change. The north winds have began to blow and the temps are dropping. Old […]

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The “One”

by Mark November 27, 2013

    In 2008, I made my first fly fishing trip to the Great Lakes tributaries to target steelhead. I began with 7 hour trips to Erie and later branched […]

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Save the Steelhead

by Derek November 01, 2013

If you have a minute, check out this video my buddy made out in CA. He did an awesome job.

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Serenity Now

by Mark February 01, 2013

  The last day of our excursion north to the Salmon River came fast, leaving us contemplating a return home to friends, family, and that “W” word fly fishermen don’t […]

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The Pursuit of Happiness 2

by Mark January 29, 2013

    We slept the sleep of fisherman who had spent the previous day staving off hypothermia. The waders dripped in the shower, the heat on full blast, our faces […]

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The Pursuit of Happiness

by Mark January 08, 2013

You would think a fishless five months would alter your perspectives towards some aspects of the pursuit of fish with a fly rod.  If it did for me, those alterations […]

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Steelhead & Frozen Feet

by Mark December 18, 2012

  A long, hard, and cold week had me looking for an emergency escape hatch around every corner. Not finding one, I sent Adam a text with a semi-desperate plea […]

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Nor CaL

by Derek October 06, 2012

I just got back from a 2 week trip back to my old stomping grounds in Lake Tahoe.  Fall in the Northern Sierras…. what a nice change.  Cool temps in […]

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