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Red Sky at Night with JB Cornwell | Fishing Boats I Have Known

I did fish from boats before the 1960s, but they were always somebody else’s boats. Mostly they were “Jon” type boats constructed from a few pine planks with square bows, a couple of plank seats and sometimes a livewell. They … Continue reading

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Red Sky at Night with JB Cornwell | The Monster Buck Tale

Dr. Bill and the Monster Buck My friend and one of my favorite fishing buddies, Dr. Bill, was a Dentist. He was also a master yarner. I don’t think he liked anything better than fishing, but story telling had to … Continue reading

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Red Sky at Night with JB Cornwell | In Search for the World’s Finest Fishing Hole

Winter of 1970 we lived in northern Illinois, about 35 miles west of Chicago. I had been reading in Field and Stream about a new fishery in the canals along the new cross-Florida highway called Alligator Alley that crossed the … Continue reading

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Red Sky at Night with JB Cornwell | Big Sis.

Big Sis is Big Sissabagama Lake near the town of Stone Lake, WI. I first fished there in the summer of 1970. One of my favorite hunting and fishing companions had left his management position at Sears, sold everything they … Continue reading

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