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Lake Michigan Coho Salmon continue bite!
Ultimately, the Lake Michigan adventures in the new Hobie Outback continued on Saturday. I met Woz at his house around 6am to load the kayaks before heading to Indiana for some more salmon. Typically, we just take my truck but we are hoping to save a bit of...
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Kayak Wars, New Hobie, and Salmon update!!!
Updates Updates Updates!! The ice is gone, the weather is getting "warmer", and the skunks in the backyard are out...this only means one thing!! IT'S FISHING TIME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! If you read my last post, I picked up a new kayak for 2014 - a Hobie Outback...
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Cheaper slide tracks for kayaks!!
I've been starting the rigging process of the new Hobie and new that there had to be a cheaper alternative to the ones that are marketed for fishing. I mean, $44 dollars for a 2' section of extruded aluminum is insane. A large part of my job is sourcing stu...
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It's Official - I'll be fishing Kayak Wars This Year!
I've decided to break my strike on competitive fishing and enter a couple of events this year with the first official one being Kayak Wars ! I'm still working on details for the second event but I'll make that announcement once it's confirmed!
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Bye Bye Zebra Mussels!!
Photo source: Maryland DNR Daniel P. Molloy, an emeritus biologist at the New York State Museum in Albany, N.Y, has discovered a way to kill the zebra mussels in Lake Michigan with very little - if any - effect on other organisms in the Great Lakes!! Full s...
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A Windy Start Only Got Windier
Fishing this weekend was a bit on the questionable side. I had spent all week finally getting the new kayak rigged with a new GPS/Fish Finder combo (Elite 4 HDI), including all of the various parts that go along with it, and various rod holders. Needless to...
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Cheaper slide tracks for kayaks!!
I've been starting the rigging process of the new Hobie and new that there had to be a cheaper alternative to the ones that are marketed for fishing. I mean, $44 dollars for a 2' section of extruded aluminum is insane. A large part of my job is sourcing stu...
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2014 Tournaments and a new ride for 2014!
Yeah.... This whole tournament bug has really gone into overdrive since my announcement that I will be fishing Kayak Wars 2014.  After catching the bug, and really thinking about how I will be using my kayak, I decided to sell the WS Ride 115 and head towar...
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Swinging for bows
Took a bit of time here in DC to do a bit of fishing. I wanted to really give swinging flies a chance and start to understand a bit so I tied on some classic streamers I received in a fly swap and hit the water.  After a half dozen rainbows landed and just ...
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February Carp on the Fox
Hit the Fox Saturday afternoon for an hour or so. The water was high and the smallies weren't cooperating. I just couldn't keep my flies on the bottom with floating line and quick current so I decided to stalk the bank for some carp action. A quick picture ...
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BrookfieldAngler.com: Why the fly is this happening?
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Why the fly is this happening? If anyone has really read this blog more than once, it would be easy to conclude most of my fish wrangling ha

BrookfieldAngler.com: Video - Teddy's carp on the fly
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Carp fishing is so fun, good job there! I try not to be so nice and I use a 6 wt. My problem is netting by myself, that takes as much time f

BrookfieldAngler.com: Family Bassin
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I was able to make it out with my uncle and a couple of cousins this past weekend for a little bit of family bassin'. We fished a bit Saturd

BrookfieldAngler.com: Look out Owl Jones: you could be next!
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I consider myself to be a friend to many bloggers - progressive, in the middle, or conservatives so when I see a story about attacks on blog

BrookfieldAngler.com: The Carp Slayer Build - TFO BVK Reel
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Ed Schmitt, aka The Four Season Angler, is currently working on a custom 6wt fly rod for me that will be dubbed, The Carp Slayer. I had very

BrookfieldAngler.com: Gear Review: Maui Jim - Makaha polarized sunglasses
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As a sunglass addict and avid fishermen, I tend to find myself shopping towards the higher end of the sunglasses market and demanding polari

BrookfieldAngler.com: Mission: First carp on the fly
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My latest obsession has been to catch a carp on the fly. Up until this morning, I had spent hours researching and tying flies, but not catch

BrookfieldAngler.com: A glimpse into the world of center pinning
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This type of reel is rather large compared to more traditional fly reels. The diameter of a center pin reel is typically about 4 ½ inches. A

BrookfieldAngler.com: Bittersweet Beginnings
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Got out to West Loon Lake at about 7:00am on Sunday. The skies were high and it was a nice crisp morning. This was to be the maiden of my ne

BrookfieldAngler.com: Casting for Musky...In January?!
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This year, at least here in Chicago and Northwest Indiana, there has been a strange streak of winter weather. Normally by this time we have

Nate's Fishing Blog: Interesting Week Fishing and Fire
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Nate's Fishing Blog. A fishing guide and lake managers attempt to explain what he does on a typical day at work and documents the long h

BrookfieldAngler.com: Extreme Kayak Fishing Trip!!!!
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Extreme Kayak Fishing Trip!!!! Check out this link... Josh Tart, who is 22 years old, set out for a kayak adventure that I can't see bei

BrookfieldAngler.com: Landon's Here!
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Landon's Here! August 15th - 2:30AM I am awoken by my wife's calm but serious voice, " Babe...I think we need to go to the hosp

BrookfieldAngler.com: Bowfin hunt - Returning to the scene
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Bowfin hunt - Returning to the scene. Ever since catching my first bowfin a couple weeks ago, I have been somewhat obsessed with catching an

BrookfieldAngler.com: Dave and The 1000 Dollar Bass!!!
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Dave and The 1000 Dollar Bass!!! My friend Dave has been a hobby enthusiast for a long time and has recently started to fish. We started out

BrookfieldAngler.com: Bizz Baits Product Review
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Bizz Baits Product Review. Bizz Baits is a local lure company based in Arlington Heights IL which has a soft plastic line of lures for all s

BrookfieldAngler.com: Don't set the hook so fast!
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Don't set the hook so fast! The wife and I took advantage of the long weekend and headed down to see my best friend Jason, his wife Brit

BrookfieldAngler.com: Giveaway time!
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Giveaway time! In celebration of our 6 month anniversary, Brookfieldangler.com is proud to present its first ever giveaway contest! This giv

BrookfieldAngler.com: Bassin for photo ops
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Bassin for photo ops. Matt from MC Custom Rods built me a sweet travel rod not too long ago. The story behind the rod and initial impression

BrookfieldAngler.com: Yakkin The Fox River 6/26/2011
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Yakkin The Fox River 6/26/2011. First let me say thanks for the invitation to be an author on BFA! This is exciting for me because I enjoy t