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The research was done and now the time came to fish or cut bait. My wife Pam and I took off to Braithwaite, LA to hunt Alligators. From Council Bluffs we headed to St. Louis and then down I-55 for our first stop in Memphis, Tenn. This was an enjoyable drive and we had the opportunity to see country we had never seen before. That night we enjoyed some of the finest barbecue we had ever experienced. From this overnight stop we were off to Louisiana for our overnight stay at Chalmette, LA. This was a great opportunity to enjoy some fine Cajun cooking and we took advantage of the local restaurants. After a good nights rest we were pumped and ready for the hunt. At the jump off for the hunt, we met our guide Fred and Grant his assistant. This was very educational and interesting. These two men were from Florida where they took tourists on air boat tours of the swamps in their area for bird watchers. When we were out on the boat, Fred was able to identify every bird we saw and tell us something about the specie. This added to the adventure. In addition ...
Huntin Dem Gators
Last winter when it was cold and miserable outside while sitting by the fire staying warm inside, researching and reading something interesting was the order for the day. I enjoy the history channel programs. One program really caught my eye and it was called “Swamp People.” Hunting alligators looked really dangerous and took a lot
Back to Webster South Dakota
Wow, the weather just stayed rotten during the last weeks of May and the first of June. Looking at a trip to the panhandle of western Nebraska was totally out of the question not unless things turned a little more mellow. My favorite haunt for the last 20 years is the Glacial Lakes region of
Fishing a New Lake
Last fall we had friends tell us about fishing Johnson Reservoir at Lexington, Nebraska. Since it is only a 3 hour drive from Council Bluffs, IA we decided to give it a try. The state of Nebraska in the early spring had put out a list of the top Walleye lakes and this was one