January 2015

Night Fishing Stories

Night Shift – Breaking the Ice

January 22, 2015

I’ve been fishing in the dark two other times since my last Night Shift report, and on each of those trips I experienced limited zero success. I knew that winter night fishing…


A Better Streamer Box

January 21, 2015

After many years of carrying a select group of my favorite streamers in a fairly small box, I now find myself in an experimental phase with the big bugs again….


Winter Cookout

January 20, 2015

Last Sunday Sloop John B set up the annual Troutbitten winter cookout. I think most of us prefer to fish with a little space around us, so I’ve never been one…


The Hero

January 14, 2015

Lately I’ve been getting myself in the mode of walking more than fishing.  I never really have any preconceived plan to walk in far.  It just kind of happens. …


Night Shift – Tracks

January 13, 2015

** Note: This January 2015 post is rewritten and revisited here.

So many of our favorite waters are accompanied by railroad tracks, and walking the familiar but odd stride required…