Field Notes

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Bluegill on the Fly

While it’s true that bluegill, a favorite of many fly fishermen, generally are not choosy about fly patterns, fly placement and movement are important.



While crappie can be caught year-round, the golden fishing window for them occurs in April. more

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In a hunting family, a rifle found among a beloved family member's possessions triggers poignant memories more

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Grouse hunting is not for the weak-hearted or slight-winded; the critters prefer rough, rugged country. more

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Kayak fishing is the new trend for anglers. more

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Early restoration work laid the foundation for the success that the state's turkey program enjoys today more

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The Cuisine of Getting By

“And there came a voice to him: ‘Rise, Peter; kill and eat.’ ” – Acts 10:13 ESV Bible Gary Garth talks about the Cuisine of Getting By... more

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Before the iPhone and GPS units, there were the map and compass ... more

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My job requires that I go outside and play. Friends occasionally take me to task for this flimsy excuse of a profession, but I offer no apologies, assuming their complaints are rooted in friendly jealousy. more

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A family's best friend, remembered. more

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“When it’s all said and done, I think brook trout are my favorite fish.” — from Even Brook Trout Get the Blues by John Gierach more

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