It is hard to look at Bassmaster’s 100 Best Bass Lakes rankings and see New York’s St. Lawrence River sitting in the No. 1 spot.
LAKE PALESTINE — Jimmy Houston once told me when he received his first Hummingbird flashing fish finder, he went home and told his dad that it was unfair because he was going to catch every fish in the lake. He didn’t.
The calendar just rolled over to summer. It is time to start thinking about the fall hunting seasons. For some, the seasons are already beginning with applications being filled out for Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Public Hunt Draw Program.
I made a comment the other day to someone about what was the greatest natural phenomenon or change of my lifetime. Just like with many other things in the world a lot has changed since the 1950s, so I had to narrow it down to my interests, which would be animals to hunt.
LAKE TAWAKONI — It was one of those mornings where it was impossible to count the number of fish pulled over the gunwales of guide Joe Read’s boat.
It is another tool in the toolbox, but at its very best it’s not really going to be big enough to fix the problem.
Save the date. November 5.
It is hard to think of all the fishing weekends wiped out by rain this spring and think there might be a silver lining.
LAKE FORK — We watched with amazement at the parade of bass boats, back and forth along the main lake boat lanes. There was easily more traffic on the water than on nearby Highway 154.
Recently a friend lamented having to kill wasps that had built a nest over her front door. She knew to humans they were a pest, but figured they must have some role in nature or they would not be here.