Liked on YouTube: A Spring-Fed Summer: Trout Fishing the Driftless Area

More than 157,000 anglers wet a line for trout in the Driftless every year. On paper that sounds like a lot of trout fishermen, but pressure on the stream banks is surprisingly minimal. If you want a killer stretch all for yourself, just beat the bush a little bit. In “A Spring-Fed Summer,” my brother … Continue reading Liked on YouTube: A Spring-Fed Summer: Trout Fishing the Driftless Area

Fishing the Driftless Area: The Best Kept Secret in the Trout World

Fishing the Driftless Area: The Best Kept Secret in the Trout World: There’s an enchanting geological masterpiece located in the Midwest called the Driftless Area. This unique region, unscathed by ancient glaciers, is characterized by aggressive topography—steep, breathtaking valleys, jagged limestone cliffs, and massive stands of mixed timber. The real treasure of the area lies … Continue reading Fishing the Driftless Area: The Best Kept Secret in the Trout World

Handline Tackle for Fishing When Traveling, or Anytime.

I make handline rigs. It’s a fun and convenient way to add fishing to any trip near fishing waters.   Trolling from a catamaran in the British Virgin Islands.  A large and small handline packed and ready to go.  If traveling by air, you can buy hooks at your destination to avoid hassles with the TSA. This photo … Continue reading Handline Tackle for Fishing When Traveling, or Anytime.