October 2012

Trick or Treat

Ask any kid if they’re interested in free candy and you’re likely to get a resounding “yes!”

Relishing a Relic

A friend sent me this photo of a fossilized fish in a museum.

Fall Foliage

The fall brings about wonderful changes in every part of the country.

Bridge Night

Recently, I learned that October 20th is National Bridge Day. Fortunately, this is recognition of the potential fish structure and not the dull couple’s card game.

Black Cats

Halloween images typically include various night dwelling creatures such as owls, bats, and black cats. But I would like to nominate the catfish to this infamous list.

Being a True Fishing Mentor

A few days ago, I went and fished a section of the South Platte River in Colorado that’s now called the “Charlie Meyers State Wildlife Area.”

5 Tips for Cleaning Up Your Boat

The end of the boating season always brings about mixed emotions.

Connection Detection

I love when a fish hits so hard that it almost jars the rod out of your hands.

The Over/Under: Fishing and Boating vs Other Sports

October not only toes the 50-yard line of football season, it’s also the middle of youth soccer season, the end of baseball season, the start of basketball season, a great time to hit the trails for a run, a hike or a bike ride, and a picture-perfect month for a golf game.

Fishing from a Kayak

A kayak can change your entire outlook on fishing, and open up a new world of opportunities.


One of the most prized gamefish in our coastal waters is the little tunny.

The Thrill Uphill

The great outdoor humorist, Patrick McManus, once wrote, “The best blackberries are on top of the mountain.

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