April 19th was National Garlic Day.
Maybe you’ve seen your friends posting largemouth bass pictures on Instagram or were inspired by your cousin who recently reeled in a 150-pound tarpon on a trip to the Florida Keys.
Fishing… it has a way of bringing families together.
A bunch of my fishing buddies and I got into a hot debate last week.
Opening Day of Trout in Pennsylvania seemed a huge success. There was a heavy turnout. Vehicles were packed into every possible pull off near stocked streams, and the banks were lined with eager anglers. I saw a lot of kids fishing and many stringers destined for the frying pan.
So, you have been thinking about buying a boat so that you can get to some of those coveted fishing spots you have been hearing about.
In our wanderings we sometimes cross state lines.
Though officially called “northern pike,” cool water anglers on familiar terms with this fish frequently refer to them as simply, “northerns.”
From the time I was 16 I could predict that I would get a fishing license for Christmas. It was a guaranteed gift and it was one that probably took the sting out of some of the necessities that I disappointingly received (like socks). When the clock struck midnight on December 31st I was set-to-jet.
Successful anglers are puzzle solvers. They take cues from nature for lure selection, such as fly fishermen “matching the hatch” during an aquatic insect emergence.