Is Lead Dead?

The fish catching ability of lead-head jigs is legendary. I’ve caught fish in freshwater and salt with lead-heads. I’ve caught fish with lead jigs...

Which bluegills are better to keep?

Every spring and summer questions are raised by serious bluegill fishermen. How many should a single person keep? Is it better to keep the...

Bluegills for Fun and a Fish Fry

My grandfather was born and raised in the tiny town of Nauvoo near Dyersburg, Tennessee. Like many poor southern families the Butler clan moved...

New Option for Live Bait in Kokomo Area

It wasn’t that long ago when locally owned bait shops were scattered among Kokomo’s landscape. Some had actual storefronts while others were run out...

Fishing From Shore Offers Relaxing Experience

In my barn, there’s a motorboat, a raft, a canoe and three kayaks. To say I enjoy spending time on the water would be...

Advice from the Redear Master

Just because someone has faith in something does not mean that you instantly buy into it. Sadly, that describes me. Good friend and excellent angler,...

Kokomo-area Tournament Results

Last week’s Kokomo Reservoir Monday evening open bass tourney saw a large contingent of 33 teams take to the water in hopes of capturing...

Stocking Up on Fish

One might assume fish are very poor parents. After all, state owned and operated fish hatcheries are a major part of the fish management...

Catching Indiana’s Flathead Catfish

Anytime catfishin’ is spoken of it won’t take long until the conversation turns to flatheads.  The stories of pole bending, reel grinding, and line...

Are Lip-Grippers Just Wrong?

The most popular game fish across most of the country is the black bass, which includes largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass and a...

Podcast Episode #6- New ATV Helmet Law (and a shark in...

Capt. Bill Browne of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources discusses the new ATV helmet law that takes effective July 1, 2017.  The purpose...

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