Ice Fishing Lake Champlain

Ice Fishing Lake Champlain

Sometimes you can try to do what you need to do and it all goes completely wrong.  And sometimes you just get real, real lucky! That was the case last week when I took a trip to Lake Champlain to film an exciting project for Wild Outdoor Media involving Jimmy Kennedy...
Cheddar Cheesecake with Chocolate Gancahe

Cheddar Cheesecake with Chocolate Gancahe

This week we take a break from the main course and give you the perfect holiday dessert!   Cheddar Cheesecake Ingredients: 5 packages cream cheese 6 eggs 1 ¾ cups sugar ¼ cup milk or ½ and ½ ½ teaspoon of lime or lemon juice 3 tablespoons flour Graham Cracker Crust...
Why the Damiki Gizzard Shad should be in every bass boat

Why the Damiki Gizzard Shad should be in every bass boat

Maybe you’ve heard of the donkey rig (the double fluke rig), or maybe you’re just looking for a new trailer for your chatterbait.  Whatever it is that got you looking at fluke-like baits, you need to know one thing:  this one by Damiki is a gets bites from...
Vermont seafood jambalaya

Vermont seafood jambalaya

VERMONT SEAFOOD JAMBALAYA While Vermont isn’t exactly known for seafood, we do have plenty of fresh fish to choose from. You can also use any seafood or fish that you like for this recipe, don’t be afraid to experiment. INGREDIENTS 4 pounds of trout, salmon, perch,...
Blade bait season

Blade bait season

Blade Baits are one of the deadliest weapons you can have at your disposal when the weather turns real cold.  Not only is blade bait fishing exciting, but it’s a great way to catch a lot of fish that are still feeding when the winter weather arrives!  Gaining...
Swimbait rigging

Swimbait rigging

This is just a short clip that shows you how to fish my favorite swimbait for smallmouth bass. The Reaction Innovation Skinny Dipper, paired with the Strike King Tour Grade Round Jig Head is deadly on smallmouth! Try them and you won’t be disappointed. Both of...
The lengendary Phil Smidt’s perch recipe

The lengendary Phil Smidt’s perch recipe

THE LEGENDARY PHIL SMIDT’S PERCH RECIPE   INGREDIENTS Tartar sauce: 1 small bunch Italian flat-leaf parsley, chopped 1 cup sweet dill pickles 1/2 onion 2 cups mayonnaisePerch: Butter-flavored cooking oil, for frying 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons potato...
How you can catch a dinosaur!

How you can catch a dinosaur!

When I set out for Oregon I really didn’t know what to expect.  I hadn’t seen any pictures.  I didn’t have a clue where I was going to be fishing.  All I knew was that I was landing in Portland and that the team from Steel Shad Lures would pick me up...
Southern fried crappie

Southern fried crappie

Instructions • 1 lb crappie fillets • 1 cup beer • 3 cups flour • 1-1/2 tsp baking powder • 1-1/2 tsp oregano • 1-1/2 TBS garlic powder • 1-1/2 TBS onion powder • 1/2 tsp basil • 1-1/2 tsp homemade cayenne pepper, or to taste • 1-1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper •...