The Mitchell 308 Reel

One thing my dad never got rid of was his fishing gear. From the time he was a kid he kept all his gear. One piece in particular caught my attention one day as I was "shopping" his fishing gear. My dad had a Mitchell 308 reel in it's original box with the manual in perfect condition. When I saw it I knew I wanted to try it out. So I asked and my dad let me take it. I believe I am the only one who is allowed to "shop" my dad's fishing gear. Well, I have to ask, he just gives lures to the grandkids! But that is…
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Countdown to Trout Season

An important part of getting ready for the upcoming trout season is to remember what has worked in the past, especially if you are visiting the same waters you have fished before. It is a good idea to keep a journal, or if you are like me, you can keep notes on an app in your phone. The method you choose is up to you, but it's a good practice for sure! (more…)
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Canoe Paddle Restoration

The winter months in the Northeast are a great time to go over all your gear and make any repairs or replacements before the next camping and fishing season. I chose to take some time and restore an old Old Town wooden canoe paddle I purchased a few months ago. (more…)
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The Mitchell 308 Reel

One thing my dad never got rid of was his fishing gear. From the time he was a kid he kept all his gear. One piece in particular caught my attention one day as I was "shopping" his fishing gear. My dad had a Mitchell 308 reel in it's original box with the manual in perfect condition. When I saw it I knew I wanted to try it out. So I asked and my dad let me take it. I believe I am the only one who is allowed to "shop" my dad's fishing gear. Well, I have to ask, he just gives lures to the grandkids! But that is…
Read More

Countdown to Trout Season

An important part of getting ready for the upcoming trout season is to remember what has worked in the past, especially if you are visiting the same waters you have fished before. It is a good idea to keep a journal, or if you are like me, you can keep notes on an app in your phone. The method you choose is up to you, but it's a good practice for sure! (more…)
Read More

Canoe Paddle Restoration

The winter months in the Northeast are a great time to go over all your gear and make any repairs or replacements before the next camping and fishing season. I chose to take some time and restore an old Old Town wooden canoe paddle I purchased a few months ago. (more…)
Read More

The Mitchell 308 Reel

One thing my dad never got rid of was his fishing gear. From the time he was a kid he kept all his gear. One piece in particular caught my attention one day as I was "shopping" his fishing gear. My dad had a Mitchell 308 reel in it's original box with the manual in perfect condition. When I saw it I knew I wanted to try it out. So I asked and my dad let me take it. I believe I am the only one who is allowed to "shop" my dad's fishing gear. Well, I have to ask, he just gives lures to the grandkids! But that is…
Read More

Countdown to Trout Season

An important part of getting ready for the upcoming trout season is to remember what has worked in the past, especially if you are visiting the same waters you have fished before. It is a good idea to keep a journal, or if you are like me, you can keep notes on an app in your phone. The method you choose is up to you, but it's a good practice for sure! (more…)
Read More

Canoe Paddle Restoration

The winter months in the Northeast are a great time to go over all your gear and make any repairs or replacements before the next camping and fishing season. I chose to take some time and restore an old Old Town wooden canoe paddle I purchased a few months ago. (more…)
Read More

The Mitchell 308 Reel

One thing my dad never got rid of was his fishing gear. From the time he was a kid he kept all his gear. One piece in particular caught my attention one day as I was "shopping" his fishing gear. My dad had a Mitchell 308 reel in it's original box with the manual in perfect condition. When I saw it I knew I wanted to try it out. So I asked and my dad let me take it. I believe I am the only one who is allowed to "shop" my dad's fishing gear. Well, I have to ask, he just gives lures to the grandkids! But that is…
Read More

Countdown to Trout Season

An important part of getting ready for the upcoming trout season is to remember what has worked in the past, especially if you are visiting the same waters you have fished before. It is a good idea to keep a journal, or if you are like me, you can keep notes on an app in your phone. The method you choose is up to you, but it's a good practice for sure! (more…)
Read More

Canoe Paddle Restoration

The winter months in the Northeast are a great time to go over all your gear and make any repairs or replacements before the next camping and fishing season. I chose to take some time and restore an old Old Town wooden canoe paddle I purchased a few months ago. (more…)
Read More