McKinney Falls State Park

McKinney Falls State Park

Austin, TX – This campground is a nice respite from the hustle and bustle of the Austin area. It’s about a 20 minute drive into downtown Austin, and most grocery stores and restaurants are about 10 minutes away. Like many state parks, you get a lot for...
Halibut Charter Fishing from Valdez

Halibut Charter Fishing from Valdez

As some folks say, we went fishing “just for the hal-i-but”. One of my bucket list items has been Pacific Halibut fishing in Alaska. These sea bottom dwelling fish can grow to be monster size, with a state record catch of 495 lbs. We signed up for a...
King For a Day Campground + Fishing Report

King For a Day Campground + Fishing Report

Copper Center, AK – Let me start with the good: this campground is perfectly located for fishing on the banks of the Klutina River, which has some of the best King and Sockeye (red) salmon fishing around. The river is literally a 1 min walk from your site. The...
Karla’s Fishing Background

Karla’s Fishing Background

My first fishing memory is of being a child under the age of 10 and going to a neighbor’s pond with my uncle “Unk” to fish for sunfish/blue gills. His real name is Uncle Dave, but we had three Uncle Dave’s, so we used other variations to tell...
Snowy Range in Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest

Snowy Range in Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest

The Snowy Range is a very scenic area in the Medicine Bow- Routt National Forest located in southern Wyoming.  We’ve car camped (tent) at Sugar Loaf Campground, which can accept travel trailers with site lengths of 30-35 feet.  the campground is located at about...

Klamath’s Camper Corral

Klamath, CA – Grassy sites with some trees that are ok on space. The campground seems to cater to fishermen, which is fine, but the owners apparently condone feeding black bears the leftover fish carcasses — at the fish cleaning station in the campground!...