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Deep Blue Sea

For Darrell’s birthday, Brook and I engineered a surprise fishing trip, which we almost managed to keep a secret. We discovered that we are good with plans, good at prep, but not so good with cover stories. 132 more words

Big Mouth Bass Lake Fish Decoy Sign by John Gabriel

Big Mouth Bass Lake wood decoy sign measures 24 inches long and is hand carved from 100+ year old cedar timber I salvaged from a tear-down building in Chicago. 36 more words


Jackson River at Hidden Valley, Bath County, Virginia

The Jackson River is one of the most renowned trout streams in Virginia, flowing south until it merges with the Cowpasture River forming the beginning of the James. 291 more words

Why Me?

As a child I used to have a fascination for the lobster pots and nets around the slipway at the top of the beach where I spent much of my time. 529 more words


Fishing by moonlight (Walden 124)

“In warm evenings I frequently sat in the boat playing the flute, and saw the perch, which I seem to have charmed, hovering around me, and the moon travelling over the ribbed bottom, which was strewed with the wrecks of the forest.” — Henry David Thoreau, from “The Ponds,” … 399 more words


John's Catch of the Week: 10/20/2014

Our first catch of the week features Michelle Hanley on the Kennebec River in Maine. Michelle caught this beautiful Landlocked Salmon.

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