Posted by: Andy Whitcomb
January 8, 2013

Andy Whitcomb

Let it Glow

As a kid, some of my favorite toys possessed the magical ability to glow in the dark.  Guess not much has changed. Glow in the dark lures can be found in a variety of forms from soft plastics to spoons.  One of my favorite methods to fish is to cast a glowing spoon just before sunrise at the mouth of a tributary of Lake Erie and brace for a steelhead to hammer it. It was…

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Posted by: Tom Keer
January 3, 2013

Tom Keer

Beat the Winter Blues with a Boating and Fishing Show

Ok, New Year’s Day is over.  For those of us outside the tropical or near-tropical regions, our boats are in dry dock, our reels are packed in grease, and our rods are stowed away.  If we head out for some winter steelhead, ice fishing, or hopping a plane to a warmer climate then we’re still logging some time on the water.  And if our answer is D, none of the above, then there are plenty…

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Posted by: cneville
January 2, 2013

cneville

Packing for Fishing Air Travel

Flying off to fish can be very rewarding, as it affords anglers great opportunities to expand their horizons and experience things they might not encounter on their home waters.  But traveling with fishing gear can be tricky, and sometimes expensive.  Most importantly, you want to ensure that your gear arrives at your destination in one piece.  There’s nothing worse than discovering something broken or missing upon arrival.  So here are my five best “fishing road…

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Posted by: Andy Whitcomb
January 1, 2013

Andy Whitcomb

He Who Smelt It

There is an old saying that “sometimes less is more.”  However with smelt, this is not one of those times.  When smelt fishing, “more is more.” Smelt are a relatively weak fish, which might reach an immense six inches or so.  Even catching three at a time, I have had aquatic vegetation that fought harder.  Still, this is strangely fun and I cannot wait to take the kids smelt fishing. I have used augers to…

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