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The Best Fall Bites throughout New England

I recently compiled an article for the Wilderness Systems website highlighting some of the most fun fish to catch when the leaves start to change color in New England. In the article, five team members discuss their favorite species to target and how to catch them. The full article can be found on the Wildy …

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NEKF Striper Shootout 2017: Recap

Last year, I got to participate in my first ever New England Kayak Fishing Striper Shootout. The annual event takes place in Salem, MA, and all the proceeds go to charity, specifically, the Make-A-Wish Foundation. It attracts tons of kayak anglers from all over New England, including many of the biggest names in the sport. …

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The Case for No Electronics

I recently wrote an article for the Wilderness Systems website stating my case for fishing without electronics, at least sometimes, if not much more often. The piece can be read at the following link: https://www.wildernesssystems.com/us/experience/team-blog/297/post/case-no-electronics. In the morning, I had a fish finder on my kayak. In the afternoon, I ditched it and just went …

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How to Choose the Best Fly Rod Weight

Lately, I’ve noticed a trend in fly fishing. Everyone wants to go lighter. And although I always try to go as light as possible because I love light-tackle fishing, sometimes you need to think twice before you go that route. Using an under-powered fly rod can not only be a chore, but it can actually …

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10-day Fish Pic Challenge – Day 9 – Wyoming Cutthroats

Day 9 of the fish pic challenge was a flashback to Mary May and I’s second big trip to Wyoming (original blog here). It was on this trip that we really hit our stride when it came to exploring the area. Each night we sat down with 2-3 topographic maps and picked places to hike …