Mike McQuitty's Articles

July 2006

Post Spawn / Summer Patterns
by Mike McQuitty
Fishing season is here! Opening day has come and gone and the pre-spawn big fish bite is gone. Even picking a few fish off the beds and releasing them to spawn again is gone. You go back to these same areas, and after 50 casts you end up with zilch. You stand there in the boat....rod at your side pointing towards the water.... drifting...staring...adjust your hat...slap a bug on your neck...th... more

April 2006

Fishing with Kids - Pass the Torch
by Mike McQuitty
There is nothing more fulfilling to me than to watch a child's expression when they have their first fish on the line, after you have taught them the basics of fishing. This is a universal language not divided by religion, politics or race. The exhilaration is spontaneous and the excitement contagious. I almost feel as if a child has been shorted if they don't experience this feeling. Afte... more

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