Feb. 8, 2013, marked the opening day of sturgeon spearing season on Lake Winnebago in Fond du Lac, Wis. It also marked the first Women on Winnebago (WOW) weekend media event. The Fond du Lac Visitor’s Bureau organized the event to bring together a variety of women to represent various media outlets with the purpose of […]
Thanks to a business opportunity for my good friend Britney Starr, of Starr and Bodill African Safaris, she offered me the chance to take her place next week for the opening weekend of sturgeon spearing with the Women on Winnebago in Fond Du Lac, Wis. Being from Wisconsin, I’m surprised I had never heard of this […]
Outdoor weddings are becoming more and more popular these days, as are themed weddings. One of my husband’s cousins had a medieval wedding complete with handmade costumes for everyone that was spectacular. More and more people are reflecting their interests in their ceremonies rather than just sticking to tradition. In the hunting world, camouflage weddings […]
Feathers used for tying flies are some of the hottest plummage in town these days, and women in Tallahassee are complaining that even if they walk into a bait shop with waders on, they cannot get the feathers. Our blogger, DamselFly Fisher, told us about this trend recently, and also, had the offending feather tied […]
The Clouser Minnow is one of those patterns that fly-fishing purists love to hate (even though they probably keep a few in their fly boxes and tie one on when they think no one’s looking). That—and the fact that it’s easy and fun to tie, an incredibly effective fish catcher, and amenable to endless, cool […]
Spending the extra money for a fly rod that you can get repaired or replaced will save you money in the long run – rather than buying cheap products again and again. Katherine Browne gives tips on taking care of your fly rods and making sure you purchase fly rods with warranties.
DamselFly Fisher just concocted a new tongue twister with that headline … but little did she know when she asked her hairdresser to “tie one on” — a feather, that is — in her hair, that she was contributing to the shortage of feathers for her fellow fly fishers!
“I always find it funny when clients tell me they had a nibble. There are no nibbles in fly fishing – only grabs and spits,” writes DamselFly Fisher, aka Katherine Browne. You’ll want to learn more about how to catch monster trout, from our resident fly-fishing guide in Colorado.
I love spot-and-stalk style fishing. Oftentimes I am fishing deep runs where I can’t see the fish, but I love stalking big trout whenever conditions allow. Read more of Katherine Browne’s series of BIG Trout Tips.
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