Major Hiatus…

Whew, that was an adventure! Sorry friends, it’s been a while. You see, we were on a mission from God and we just got back. Ironically, we still have half a pack of cigarettes, it’s dark out and we are wearing sunglasses. So, despite my Irish need to make up some elaborate story like we…

Sweet Dixie Sugar Creek

Every once and a while the Riverbums crave something sweet. Yes, tradition compels us to visit an ice cream shop after every fishing adventure. Why? Cause ice creams amazing and if you don’t like ice cream then you are a terrorist and anti-‘merica!   But, besides ice cream what really tickles our fancy is a…

Perseverance

If you could bottle a fisherman into a prescription and sell it in your pharmacy, the pharmacist would warn you of the side effects. Blood, sweat and tears. Yes, my friends. To be a fisherman is to be life threatening. Your doctor may tell you that things will never be the same when diagnosed as…

We’ve Been Wading

Fishing is not for the faint of heart. It is a roller coaster of wins and losses, ups and downs, stuck and unstuck, fish and no fish, hit and miss, and multiple “did you see that”. You walk into that river with the highest of hopes only to be tempted, tormented, and teased beyond relief…

A Bum Match Indeed

It wasn’t even her tenth cast in the Milwaukee river on a late October day when AC felt the bite as she set the hook. A perfect set as she leaned back preparing for the fight…. LADIES, ladies, ladies AND and and GENTLEMEN gentlemen gentlemen. WELCOME welcome welcome  TO to to WWF. Women’s World of…

A Reel Good Fishing Partner…

A fishing partner is a good find. A good fishing partner is hard to come by. A real good fishing partner is rare.  You may think you know you’re friends and family. But, it isn’t until you are stranded in the wilderness with a tornado at your back or a bear at the point or…