Author: danjanovich

Striking Gold in Louisiana

Ok, so you call yourself a fisherman. You spend a few weekends a year at your favorite lake or stream wetting a line with your family or a couple of buddies and maybe you even venture out of your normal realm to a far-off place like Canada or Alaska periodically. Fishermen come in all shapes and sizes, kind of like the fish they are chasing after. For most, bigger is better and the thought of something exotic finds its way into our thoughts every once in a while. Now for me, one of those exotic thoughts has always been...

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Simms G3 Guide Waders

Hardcore hunters and fishermen have learned over the years that it is far better to buy the best equipment possible to ensure you get the job done. There is nothing worse than finding yourself in the heat of the battle, only to have your equipment fail and possibly watch that once in a lifetime event slip away. Well, in the fishing world, there are many top brands out there. But, when it comes to the topics of waders and wading shoes, the name that is found at the top of most experts’ lists is Simms. The Sportsman’s News team...

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Kid’s “Special” Fishing Day

By Kent Danjanovich Senior Editor For those of us that fish, the word ‘Special’ takes on a number of meanings. It may be that trip that produced the biggest fish of your life, took you to a place that will be etched in your mind forever or maybe blessed you with a choice memory of family and friends. Yes, fishing is one of those things in life that can bring folks from all walks of life together to enjoy one of the truly great pastimes at our fingertips. Because fishing tends to bring people together to enjoy all that...

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Adventure On A Budget: Wintertime on the Famous San Juan River

By Kent Danjanovich Now from reading my articles for the past 15-years, you have probably picked up that I kind of like to fly fish. So, when I’m not chasing salmon and everything else in Alaska or northern pike and everything else in Canada, you just might find me searching out a good piece of fly water somewhere in the west. I have a bunch of buddies in southern Utah that share the same kind of passion as I do in the fishing world and discovered the magical waters of the San Juan River some 25-years ago. Since then,...

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Excitement Is The Name Of The Game At Gone Fishin’ Lodge

By Kent Danjanovich Senior Editor The Kenai Penisula – No other place in the world holds more opportunity to fish some of the most renowned stretches of water be it stream, lake or ocean. The dream of catching a literal fish-of-a-lifetime is the thought of fishermen of every shape, size, age and gender every year as they work their way to the northern most state in the union. When Ralph Crystal and Dick Bowen built the lodge on the banks of the Kenai River some 20 years ago, their dream was to offer an Alaskan destination that would set...

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