Posted by: Tom Keer
January 5, 2012

Tom Keer

Wooden Boats

One hot summer’s day I putted around the harbor in my fiberglass skiff. It was an absolutely perfect day, with a high cloud ceiling, low pressure, and low humidity. There was a perfect amount of wind, and everyone, it seemed, was on the water. Fishermen were catching ‘em up, sailors were coming about, kayakers were paddling in the shallows, and pleasure boaters were taking a cruise. There was a long line of boaters waiting to…

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Posted by: Kirk Deeter
January 4, 2012

Picking Polarized Glasses: Factors to Keep an Eye On

Short of a rod, reel, and lure or fly, I’d say the polarized glasses I wear are my most important gear consideration. If I’m on my way to the water and realize I left my glasses at home, I’ll turn around and get them, even at the cost of an hour or so. They’re that important. When fishing and boating, non-polarized sunglasses don’t cut it. Part of the reason I feel this way is because…

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Posted by: Andy Whitcomb
January 3, 2012

Andy Whitcomb

The Purpose-Driven Lure

I believe in the lure I throw.  And fully expect every cast to be a fish. Needless to say, I’m used to disappointment. But hope almost always returns for another cast. How many times have you put friends on fish? “Stand here.  Cast there.  Reel at this speed.  I’ll be ready with the camera.” Cast– nothing. Cast– nothing. Cast– nothing. “Give me that!” Cast– fish. One angler is a believer. Fishermen who experience a slow…

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