I let the phone ring for a moment. It was Terry Baksay. And I knew what the phone call was about. His PET scan. His cancer. His purple sky.
Three weeks removed from having chemo flood his body, I found Terry out on the lake, taking his two state champion youngsters, pre-fishing. It was only about a day after having a PET Scan to see if cancer was still in his body. We are still waiting for that answer.
Photos of the purple sky from the 2010 Federation Nation Eastern Divisional.
Reynolds' Garage & Marine Inc. was established in 1859 as a builder of horse-drawn carriages. In the 1930s, the Reynolds family built a marina, opened a storage yard and started working on wooden boats.
In a dim garage on a cold November day, inside a crumpled newspaper insert, five words jumped out at me: a strong passion for fishing. Javier is in the sixth grade, and he has been in the care of DCF since 2002, when his parents "severed" their ties to him.
Tips from Kevin VanDam and other pros for fishing in clear water for smallmouth.
"Being different is a big theme nowadays," says Mike Iaconelli, the 2006 Bassmaster Angler of the Year. "Fish have seen a regular Texas rigged plastic worm 10 times a day for the last five years."