Stray Casts Past Shows
January 31, 2015
Mulling things on my morning ramble with Lady, our family's mutt.
Coming out of the trail, formerly a side rail at the edge of the town pond, and back toward the civilization of town, I could not help but think on edges.
The edge of night and day was start...
The muskie forum Friday evening was the highlight of Day 2 of the Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoors Expo.
I was glad I was able to sneak away from the Stray Casts booth (booth 22) for the hour-plus. Here are some notes from Day 2, mostly off the muskie...
January 30, 2015
Notes from sitting with Johnny Mouratides of Odin Outdoors most of Thursday at booth 22 at the Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo Thursday on opening day.
The show runs through Sunday the Schaumburg Convention Center.
The most i...
As we crossed the side rail separating the town from the wildness of the town pond, I heard the hammering of a woodpecker on a tree by the southwest corner of the north old clay pit.
I was k...
January 29, 2015
You bet that the Stray Casts crew and more will be at the Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoors Show at the Schaumburg Convention Center.
It opens at noon today and will close a bit early, at 3 p.m. Sunday, in time for the Big Game.
And I expect to see SRO...
Cheap jokes hang with me. Or I hang with them.
Naturally, venturing out this morning, I noticed the sidewalks and side streets were all kinds of slick with something--mist, conde...
Ken ``The Lakefront Lip'' Schneider knows something about fishing for yellow perch.
He has the unofficial, but verified record for heaviest perch caught off Chicago.
That is why the whole thing with the world record recognized by the International Game Fish...
Mulling things on my morning ramble with Lady, our family’s mutt.
Shortly after we crossed the side rail separating us the town from the wildness of the town pond, I noticed, despite the melting of some sn...
This site and our outdoors media company is named for the Stray Cast, which has snapped off my outdoors column on Wednesdays in the Sun-Times since April 2, 2003....
January 28, 2015
A multitude of rabbit tracks crisscrossed the sidewalks and roads in town as we set off...
Older Posts >
Shimano Caenan 150… The best baitcaster under $100
May 16, 2016
Ramble with the Lady: Spock, pop culture deprivation & Hank Williams Jr., really
February 28, 2015
Stray Casts June 22 Synopsis. Snake Stories, Smallmouth Bass Power Fishing Techniques, and Tommy Sanders. From the Couch of Straycasts.
June 24, 2016
Jason Lambert, Jason Christie, and Bill McDonald, and Ryan Whitacre's 6-pound smallmouth
October 20, 2016
The Legend Jimmy Houston on Bass Buzz, Professional Co-Angler Matt Medlener, ICAST 2016 Top Picks, and Air Conditioning.
August 2, 2016
Stray Casts July 20th, Brand new look, Bass Buzz with Pro Fisherman Larry Nixon, Phil Hunt Talking Balsa Baits, and Live Call-Ins!
July 25, 2016
Stray Casts Outdoor Cartoon Television: June 15
June 20, 2016
June 1st, Stray Casts Outdoor Carton Television
June 10, 2016
From The Couch of Stray Casts
May 27, 2016
Can-picker, netter, croaker, invader: Ramble with the Lady
May 24, 2016
Zona, Echterling, Shimano, Chicago River: Stray Casts 11
May 18, 2016
October 2016 (1)
August 2016 (1)
July 2016 (1)
June 2016 (3)
May 2016 (7)
April 2016 (13)
March 2016 (12)
February 2016 (13)
January 2016 (19)
December 2015 (8)
November 2015 (16)
October 2015 (16)
September 2015 (23)
August 2015 (7)
July 2015 (12)
June 2015 (24)
May 2015 (12)