Get your Vintage ON with some Awesome Fred Arbogast Lures

Are you a vintage lure fan??? I’ve come across some great wooden lures!!! These are un-fished, still in the original packaging, Fred Arbogast AC Plugs. I have all 4 sizes, which were 5″, 7.5″, 9.5″ and 12″. I also have most of the colors in each size. The Trout Diva has come across these wonderful … Read moreGet your Vintage ON with some Awesome Fred Arbogast Lures

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C & H Hog Farm Permit – CAFO Denial (hopefully)

OK, those of you who know me at all, even a little bit, know that I’m extremely conservative. So by default, I’m all for an individual’s or business’ property rights over the government (or anyone) telling someone what they can or cannot do on their own property.   Let’s just say, a fan of Big … Read moreC & H Hog Farm Permit – CAFO Denial (hopefully)

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TROUT TOURNAMENT, SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017

TROUT TOURNAMENT SATURDAY, MARCH 18!!!   Hey, everyone! Guess what???   For the FIRST TIME SINCE 2011, the Cotter Annual Trout Tournament is once again OPEN TO ALL MAKES/MODELS OF BOATS!!!       This is great news for those of you who haven’t participated since 2011 because of the former restriction to Shawnee/Supreme boats. … Read moreTROUT TOURNAMENT, SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017

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Trout Diva’s Overly Dramatic Guidelines for Handling Trout – Part 6

Welcome to Part 6 of “Trout Diva’s Overly Dramatic Guidelines for Handling Trout” A CUT ABOVE …or… ‘TILL DEATH DO US PART As we discussed earlier, it is of paramount importance to protect the trout from internal damage.  But, how do you do that when, as trout fishermen know, they will often swallow the hook? … Read moreTrout Diva’s Overly Dramatic Guidelines for Handling Trout – Part 6

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Trout Diva’s Overly Dramatic Guidelines for Handling Trout – Part 5

Welcome to Part 5 of “Trout Diva’s Overly Dramatic Guidelines for Handling Trout” BE MY MAIN SQUEEZE …or…  THE VULCAN DEATH GRIP This is something that a lot of people don’t realize, especially men that tend to have really strong hands anyway…  Trout are very delicate fish.  They are easily injured.  This includes squeezing them … Read moreTrout Diva’s Overly Dramatic Guidelines for Handling Trout – Part 5

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Trout Diva’s Overly Dramatic Guidelines for Handling Trout – Part 4

Welcome to Part 4 of “Trout Diva’s Overly Dramatic Guidelines for Handling Trout TAKING THE GLOVES OFF …or… SLIME BALLS You probably have noticed at some point that trout don’t have the same kind of scales that most other fish do.  (some folks say they don’t have scales at all…  I beg to differ!  They … Read moreTrout Diva’s Overly Dramatic Guidelines for Handling Trout – Part 4

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Trout Diva’s Overly Dramatic Guidelines for Handling Trout – Part 3

Welcome to Part 3 of “Trout Diva’s Overly Dramatic Guidelines for Handling Trout” DON’T BASS ME, DUDE …or… MY JAW FELL TO THE FLOOR Been Watching the BassMaster Classic again, haven’t we??? I’ll be the first to admit, Bass just look really cool when they are being held with a thumb in their mouth and … Read moreTrout Diva’s Overly Dramatic Guidelines for Handling Trout – Part 3

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Trout Diva’s Overly Dramatic Guidelines for Handling Trout – Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of “Trout Diva’s Overly Dramatic Guidelines for Handling Trout GET A HANDLE ON IT …or… TEARING ME APART – Here’s one that everyone probably needs a little bit of a reminder on, as I see this rather frequently with both adults and children alike. I don’t know how to say this … Read moreTrout Diva’s Overly Dramatic Guidelines for Handling Trout – Part 2

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