Browsing All posts tagged under »Muskies«

Care for a cold one?

March 17, 2014


Intrepid reporter Babs Young trekked across the frozen tundra that is Torch Lake to bring you this special report.

The Monthly Correction

November 7, 2009


Fresh from my humiliation over the State Record Muskie, I am preparing another crow pie. However, this one I’m going to put in the freezer until Norton Bretz gets back from Hong Kong, because he knows more about all this than I do anyway, and I cling to the hope that I’m not altogether wrong, […]

Eating crow. Muskie anyway.

October 3, 2009


A long time ago (Sounds Fishy to Me) I staked out a position on muskies. I told you there weren’t any of ’em in Torch Lake. I said you should count on catching whitefish, perch, bass, lake trout – no muskies.  Well. When I am wrong I am spectacularly wrong. But at least I admit my […]

Babs sabotages lures – saves fish

September 22, 2008


This was in today’s email from Babs: I went to a workshop today and found a way to save our fish. Turn fish-lures into jewelry. Pretty interesting approach. The only thing is . . . Babs, how do you know that the beaded lures won’t be even more appealing to the fish? Hee-ere little muskie, […]

Inquiring cyclists want to know: the RAT, the Muskie, and Big Mac

June 29, 2008


My brother in law Dennis trained hard for his Mid-Life Cross Country Bicycle Tour.  (He once pedaled 40 miles up a mountain in a sleet storm to meet my sister and me at a Sundance film.)  He finally got around to reading Torch Lake Views and had some questions: 

Straighten Up and Fly Right – a belated Fathers Day post featuring pancakes and planes

June 25, 2008


I sent this Fathers Day card to Dad and called him, too – but the post I intended in honor of all the Dads who take their daughters fishing with safety pins tied to wooden rulers (or with pikepoles and pistols if they’re after muskies) – that post got lost in the rush of events. OK, […]