It seems that the entire country is in a major drought right now, and Michigan is no exception.
I just spent a few days with the family kickin’ back at Torch Lake near Traverse City, Mich., a place where the smallmouth grow big and keep you on edge. It was a laid-back family vacation but I still had Oneida on my mind.
Faster doesn’t always mean better when choosing a baitcast reel.
Let me tell you right now that Lake St. Clair is the best smallmouth fishery on the planet. I’m amazed at how the lake gets better each year.
I’ve always preferred larger spinning reels than most anglers. While the majority use the “30” size for their finesse fishing, I’ve leaned toward Quantum’s “40” size for most of my spinning tackle applications.
Man, am I looking forward to the next couple of weeks. I'm looking forward to spending Fourth of July with family and friends, and after that, I'll be headed to ICAST.
Man, these Wisconsin fans are something else. On Day One of the Mississippi River Rumble in La Crosse, the people turned out in droves. Next week we visit Green Bay, a venue I was disappointed to learn has seriously restricted the waters we can fish for the Elite event.
No matter what you do in life, hard work and attention to details will reward you with positive resu