Category: wildlife

Fish and storm clouds, two of my favorite thin…

Fish and storm clouds, two of my favorite things

It is amazing how aggressive Striped Shiners c…

It is amazing how aggressive Striped Shiners can be when they get this size! I was fishing for Rock Bass and instead kept hooking these guys

They fixed the drainage of this lake and the w…

They fixed the drainage of this lake and the water level has dropped about 2 feet over the last year. It is amazing to see how this dramatically increased the number of Yellow Bass 

It is no secret that I will drive ridiculous d…

It is no secret that I will drive ridiculous distances for the chance to catch cool fish. The Shovelnose Sturgeon has been on my bucket list since I first learned they existed. After years of trying, I finally found a place in Indiana where I had a good chance at landing one

Some quick roadside creek fishing resulted in …

Some quick roadside creek fishing resulted in a little Smallmouth Bass

A new species for me! The White Sucker. I’ve s…

A new species for me! The White Sucker. I’ve seen this species on a number of occasions, but for some reason I had never been able to tempt one into biting my bait before a sunfish could 

There was a small spring fed creek that cut th…

There was a small spring fed creek that cut through a little public park and to no one’s surprise I had to stop and try fishing it

A little Silver Chub found my bait while I was…

A little Silver Chub found my bait while I was microfishing for small minnows

It is funny how when a Smallmouth Buffalo bite…

It is funny how when a Smallmouth Buffalo bites it will either double over your rod or you will never even know it has taken the bait. This one instantly made my reel scream drag as he made a mad dash down stream

Saying farewell to a true dinosaur 

Saying farewell to a true dinosaur