Sports: Off the Porch

Aug. 11, 2013 @ 07:05 PM

Lady Luck is the Queen of Camp Perry

I checked the scope one more time as the line official announced our time would begin when the targets appeared.


Aug. 03, 2013 @ 06:08 PM

Lost? Not me

I remember scouting for deer in the mountains of Montgomery County with my friend, Joe Clodfelter about thirty years ago.

 

Jul. 29, 2013 @ 11:38 PM

Boondocking at the Boone Lake docks for big stripers

The tip of the rod dipped down, almost into the water from the strike. Like the previous fish, this was a good one.


Jul. 20, 2013 @ 05:23 PM

You don’t have to catch fish to have fun

The temperature was just below 70. The banks were lined in lush green vegetation and, in spite of all the recent rain we’ve had, the water in Oak Hollow Lake was remarkably clear. 


Jul. 13, 2013 @ 08:02 PM

Convergence: Why your zero is only correct at two distances

It’s a common misconception that once a bullet leaves the muzzle of a gun, it rises. 


Jul. 06, 2013 @ 05:43 PM

Spanish party pandemonium


Jun. 29, 2013 @ 08:46 PM

Mr. Williams and the hundred dollar bill

James Williams was grumpy, even for a guy who works in a tackle shop.

 

Jun. 22, 2013 @ 04:56 PM

Jeff Quinn, do what you love, love what you do

There is an old adage, if you like what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life.


Jun. 15, 2013 @ 05:51 PM

Summer catfish are better than hot dogs

A boat anchored in an eddy drifts a bit, no matter how well it’s anchored.


Jun. 08, 2013 @ 04:36 PM

Stealing a bird dog, maybe crime does pay

Doctor Dick White was sitting at his usual T-Ville Diner booth and Uncle Evander stopped by his table to chat.


Jun. 01, 2013 @ 03:06 PM

Oak Hollow youth fishing derby changes young lives

In my travels as an outdoor writer, I come into contact with a lot of outdoor people.


May. 25, 2013 @ 06:22 PM

Fish grow fast in summer

The feeling that came with getting out of elementary school has no comparable emotion when you’re an adult.


May. 18, 2013 @ 08:55 PM

Missing Lucky 13

Uncle Bob sat in an aluminum lawn chair with a Charles Daly over/under across his knees. 


May. 11, 2013 @ 10:04 PM

South Core Banks, springtime fishing paradise

The Outer Banks of North Carolina provide some of the best surf fishing in the world.


May. 04, 2013 @ 09:23 PM

A fishing trip with everything but pink dolphins and unicorns

Sometimes, the end of a fishing charter just kind of fizzles out. Maybe the captain had a hard time finding the fish or maybe the weather is just plain bad. Sometimes, the ride back to the dock is warmed by a perfect trip and this was that kind of ride.