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Snake Charmer

Snake Charmer

I guess it was back in the early eighties when Billy Palmer decided to drain his lake and dig out around the banks. It was a classic East Texas farm pond, with one exception, the cows didn’t have access to the whole lake. It had all the classic features. Stumps, blow downs, mossy edge and [...]

One More Cast

One More Cast

When I left for the lake on that chilly Thursday afternoon, I knew that a storm was brewing just west of Nacogdoches about 35 miles away. It was late November and was, in my book, and maybe yours, a perfect day to go bass fishing in East Texas. Upper 50s, overcast skies, water temps had [...]

Silver King Lodge

Silver King Lodge

one of the most majestic tarpon and snook lodges of all of Central America” The PanAngler. Unquestionably one of the greatest experiences an angler can have is to witness a big tarpon leap skyward– five or six feet out of the water–and then come crashing on the water’s surface, splintering it into thousands droplets of [...]

El Pescador – BELIZE

El Pescador – BELIZE

classic tarpon fishing on the flats as well as many other species for spinning, plug-casting and fly fishermen The shadow of a cruising tarpon appears in the transparent, clear waters of El Pescador’s flats as it ghosts towards your staked out skiff. The meeting with the silver king arrives quicker than anticipated–there’s no time to [...]

The Rain Goddess Costa Rica

The Rain Goddess Costa Rica

The great new way to fish Costa Rica and Nicaragua! The Rain Goddess is a relatively new, custom-made 65-ft. air-conditioned houseboat that features six staterooms, regal dining room, rec room and all the-comforts one could reasonably expect. The Rain Goddess is a mother ship which provides the accom- modations and meals, while the anglers fish [...]

Kasba Lake Lodge

Kasba Lake Lodge

Northwest Territories, Canada giant trout near the surface, northern pike and some of Canada’s largest Arctic grayling When Doug Hill opened his fabulous Kasba Lake Lodge, he established a catch-and-release program in which all but a few small, badly hooked fish for the pan had to be returned to the water. When Doug did this [...]

Lake Brunner Lodge

Lake Brunner Lodge

it’s hard to envision a more appealing trout fishing destination than New Zealand’s South Island. Fishing in New Zealand waters should be more appropriately named trout stalking, because usually the brown trout is first spotted by carefully walking along the stream, before a presentation is made. The clarity of the water makes spotting some trout [...]

One more cast

One more cast

When I left for the lake on that chilly Thursday afternoon, I knew that a storm was brewing just west of Nacogdoches about 35 miles away. It was late November and was, in my book, and maybe yours, a perfect day to go bass fishing in East Texas. Upper 50s, overcast skies, water temps had [...]

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