Stray Casts Past Shows
April 15, 2016
Back downtown this morning, the sign in front of Station Street Pub caught my eye: "Cod, perch, tilapia, shrimp."
Must be Friday.
And yes our little town has one of the oldest shrines in the United States and a well-known Catholic church.
We all have our little claims...
August 25, 2015
It has been 41 years (and a few days) already since Philippe Petit walked a wire between the World Trade Center buildings. The walk was Aug. 7, 1974.
Let that sink in a bit. I said World Trade Center buildings.
A 2008 documentary on his walk, ``Man on Wire,'' won an Aca...
April 23, 2015
Coming out of the wildness around the town pond and back to the edge of town, the lines of the grain elevators on the east side of the railroad tracks caught my eyes. They were sharply and darkly outlined with the backdrop of the rising sun.
(Hello, Charles Demuth. Lar...
March 22, 2015
Take it easy big fellas, no, I did not find any morels along Route 394 in Chicago's south suburbs. Though I have it on good authority that they are there.
I'll get back to morels.
The racket of robins erupted all around as Lady and I set off before dawn. Beneath their...
March 12, 2015
Conditions seemed perfect to stretch out an extended ramble with Lady, our family's mutt, this morning.
And I was right. Temperatures were warm enough yesterday to finish melting off most of the snow, but it was cold enough overnight to refreeze the slop, standing wate...
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
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