SmithFly Stream Team? Yes sir!

Awhile ago Ethan from SmithFly and I were talking about some of his products that I was very interested in. Not long after he asks me to join the illustrious Stream Team he’s put together. I’m not worthy, but I’ll give it my best shot. Some of the gear I’ve wanted for the past year…

Musky Dreams

It’s getting to be that time of year again. The flies are getting bigger. The nights are getting shorter. 4/0 and bigger hooks are in. Your best bucktail and hackle feathers come out to play. You know the ones. The ones you sort through at the fly shop, hoping to find those perfect straight long…

I made it this far..

I turned 34 today. Or I will in 30 minutes or so. Thirty four. Yesterday as I was walking a creek with my buddy Don, I was thinking about getting older and what it means. I started waxing philosophical in my head. Don was downstream. Way downstream. A few days before we’d been on the…

Mike’s Gone Fishin’

Months ago I got a message from Mike. Wife and I are coming to visit family in Indiana, can you get a free day to fish? Hell yes I can. I bank vacation days for just this type of activity. Mike got to town and we got to the water not long after. Some smallies…

Music Monday: Soope

I think we need some classic Midwest music. I was (and still am) hard into local NWI hip hop and rap. There were groups and solo artists that should have been huge. Thugged Out, MCGZ, Grind Family, CCA, Outside, 1st Battalion, Vizion. When I first heard Soope on In The Grind We Trust over a…

Finding Dog

This weekend my friend Josh came to town and my wife and I adopted his dog. We had a nice fire in the backyard. We drank some beer, some homemade stuff, and shot the shit while Fritz found his bearings in a foreign land. The next morning we headed out to some local waters for…