Why We Do It…

Why We Do It…

Since its inception in 2002, Fishful Thinker LLC has been a company focussed on angler education. While we try to produce entertaining TV shows, radio segments, seminars, written pieces, and especially guided trips, make no mistake…the goal is to educate and to do so...

Holiday, errr…Fishing Season

Conventional wisdom says that the Holiday season is to be spent with friends and family, spreading cheer, reminiscing on the years past, and planning for the coming ones. While I don’t disagree with this theory and do enjoy the Holiday season, it does sound a lot like...
You Can Never Go Wrong Fishing

You Can Never Go Wrong Fishing

A “bottom feeder” by most accounts, this flathead catfish bit a spinnerbait just under the surface. After 40+ years of participating, I’ve decided that fishing is a sport built on fallacies. Yep, the most written about pastime in the history of the World,...
Crankin’ Lucky

Crankin’ Lucky

Crankbaits are great fish catchers and often perceived as easy to fish…but as with many great things in life, just because it appears or occasionally is easy, a little Mojo and some details go a long way towards avid anglers’ success. Here’s five ways to get crankin’...
White Bass, Pike and Shrimp Etouffee

White Bass, Pike and Shrimp Etouffee

Fish and Shrimp étouffée, (video here) Prepared on the Camp Chef Pro90X stove and cast iron Dutch Oven. The fish and shrimp were pre-seared in a 10” cast iron skillet in this recipe but we recommend doing all of it in the Dutch oven. This is a classic Creole or Cajun...