Early Summer Bass Fishing

Though our bass opener turned into a day of pike fishing, Darrell and I have since managed to get into quite a few nice bass. We spent several days of our vacation chasing both largemouth and smallmouth bass, with varying degrees of success. Since returning to work we’ve had to make…

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The Joys And Follies Of Our Grand River Bass Derby Weekend

Charles Dickens once wrote, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness…”. Although we didn’t quite reach those extremes, the quote nicely sums up how I feel about this past weekend. Our only plans…

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The Mighty Grand River

Having lived near the Grand River for the past few years, I’ve had the opportunity to witness her awesome power. She can deceive you, offering slow, meandering water over large flats that provide a calm place to set up and cast, but she can change her mood in a flash,…

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Grass Carp In The Grand River

The threat of Asian Carp to the Great Lakes has been the topic of many discussions, conferences, studies and news articles. Whether or not the Asian carps have established a population in any of the Great Lakes is not known, but bighead and silver carp have been caught on occasion,…

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