First float of the year

It’s spring. Sort of. It’s been a kind of bi-polar spring which should be expected in Indiana, I guess. I recently spent a day on the water with my buddy Scott. The water was still cold, hovering right in the high forties. The smallies are waking up from their winter vacation. I brought three to…

Winter Park Forge

A few weeks ago my friend Larry posted a photo on his facebook about a handmade knife he’d just received from a friend of his. I asked about it and he put me in contact with Kevin from Winter Park Forge. For those folks who know me, they know I’m a huge fan of handmade…

Life won’t wait

It’s been a busy few weeks. I can finally sort of catch my breath and relax a bit. Spring is here. Rivers are blown. The weather is slowly warming. My patience with this winter broke. I’m ready for smallmouth bass, long nights by a campfire with friends, and waking up to the sound of birds…