Thoughts from the Water

Things other than random songs that, “just pop in there,” while fishing.

Avoiding Shack Nasties – Buffalo Niagara Fishing Report – 20171204-20171210

Fight Against Shack Nasties Shack nasties are the leading cause of crushed morale during Buffalo Niagara winters. I’m not sure if this time of year has the same effect on everyone but my mindset changes as winter approaches. I can’t escape the sense of urgency I feel when the days are short and the temperatures are cold. Making matters more complicated: days when fishing conditions are even somewhat permissible start seeming few and far between … Continue reading Avoiding Shack Nasties – Buffalo Niagara Fishing Report – 20171204-20171210

Fishing in Buffalo Niagara – 20171126 – 20171202

The Fishing is Still Hot in Buffalo Niagara Fishing in Buffalo Niagara is nearly always an option as a recreational activity. Regardless of the season, wetting a line will rarely go unrewarded. Now, at the doorstep of winter, is no exception. With the cold weather causing many people in the region to turn their heaters on and pre-heat their cars in the morning, the drive to go outdoors starts to wane. That’s exactly what we … Continue reading Fishing in Buffalo Niagara – 20171126 – 20171202

Thanksgiving Weekend Fishing in Buffalo Niagara

Thanksgiving Weekend Fishing – Classic Buffalo Niagara Fall Fishing Conditions Thanksgiving weekend fishing is sacrosanct to many anglers around Buffalo Niagara. Nearly everyone has a long weekend that affords a good amount of time on the water. If spent well, prolonged time on the water provides plenty of time to reflect on things OR to empty the mind completely. I’m very prone to reflection so I guess you know what route this piece is going … Continue reading Thanksgiving Weekend Fishing in Buffalo Niagara

Late Fall Fishing in Buffalo Niagara

Late Fall Fishing in Buffalo Niagara The arrival of the late fall fishing pattern this year really took me by surprise. This past summer was great, characterized by long days, mild temperatures, and awesome fishing. Even when I had some other endeavor that kept me off the water during “normal working hours,” the long days of summer still allowed for at least 4 hours of daylight to wet a line. As the summer transitioned to … Continue reading Late Fall Fishing in Buffalo Niagara

Re-Discover Your Region Update

Re-Discover Your Region 2017 Recap Filming the Re-Discover Your Region videos has been a blast.  It was a lot of fun visiting old friends, making new ones, and exploring new water throughout 2017. In order to make 2018 a bigger year – we need your support. Please subscribe to our channel to receive notifications about our upcoming episodes. We would also greatly appreciate it if you could share our work with your friends. With your … Continue reading Re-Discover Your Region Update

Buffalo Niagara Fishing Report – 21071024

Buffalo Niagara Fishing Is At Its Finest Right Now Buffalo Niagara fishing is at its finest right now. Well, at least that’s our opinion. Big fish are eating readily everywhere and an angler with the will…will catch many. Salmon, smallmouth bass, musky, trout, and steelhead are all making an appearance in our favorite hero shots. All these species are available to avid anglers of all tackle types – from fly to center pin to conventional … Continue reading Buffalo Niagara Fishing Report – 21071024

A Year of Fishing in Buffalo Niagara : Rediscover Your Region 10

A Year of Fishing in Buffalo Niagara Capturing a year of fishing in Buffalo Niagara is definitely a journey. This capstone project wraps up an awesome year of filming. We are very proud of this short video in that it represents an ode to our region, our home waters. Nate has been telling me about that feeling for years now and I’m just beginning to understand what it’s all about. This year of fishing in … Continue reading A Year of Fishing in Buffalo Niagara : Rediscover Your Region 10

Fishing Buffalo Niagara – Fall 2017 Update

Fishing Buffalo Niagara  2017-10-11 Fishing Buffalo Niagara Fishing this fall has been excellent. From salmon to smallmouth bass to steelhead to musky – choosing what to fish for is a tough call. We’ve been focused mainly on salmon and musky lately. Although our love for smalljaws is powerful, it’s nice for us to give them a break for a bit. Both for our sake and for the benefit of the fish. Steelhead are in the … Continue reading Fishing Buffalo Niagara – Fall 2017 Update

Fly Fishing in VA with Blane Chocklett: Re-Discover Your Region #8

Fly Fishing in VA with Blane Chocklett I’ve never been the kind of guy that has heros or mentors. I’m not sure why. Maybe it’s because I’m the first born but for some reason I always believed I had to blaze my own path and make my own mistakes. I am by no means advocating this way of life. In fact, it’s kind of ridiculous. As I got older during my time in the USMC, … Continue reading Fly Fishing in VA with Blane Chocklett: Re-Discover Your Region #8

Smallmouth Bass on Midwest Waters: Re-Discover Your Region #7

Fly Fishing for Smallmouth Bass on Midwest Waters: Re-Discover Your Region #7 If you’ve been watching our videos, you likely picked up on a theme – I like fishing for wild fish and go out of my way to pursue them. If the species is native to the drainage – that’s even better. From where we live here in Buffalo, NY to the western edges of the Midwest, one predator dominates the warm water rivers … Continue reading Smallmouth Bass on Midwest Waters: Re-Discover Your Region #7

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