Category Archives: Outdoors

Big Eau Pleine, Big Problems Ahead

Scott Stankowski Senior Outdoor Writer August 10, 2017 Stevens Point-   For Father’s Day we were supposed to play baseball, but Mother Nature had some other plans.  Seems as though I might not need to trailer my boat to the boat landing if this weather keeps up the way it is. With baseball fields washed out… Read More »

4-Stroke Mercury motor on target

Scott Stankowski-Senior Outdoor Writer 7-27-17 Stevens Point-   I felt it was time; time to put a new motor on the boat.  I had been using a Mercury 2 stroke and it had always run me just fine.  I was sick of hearing from others how much they liked their 4 stroke motors and so I… Read More »

Trophy walleyes on the Bay

Scott Stankowski Senior Outdoor Writer July 20, 2017 Green Bay- Three years ago I was introduced to Scott Allen, a fishing guide on Green Bay, owner of Allen’s Guide Service.  I have been around a lot of fishing guides during my writing career and have met a variety of characters.  I can give you a… Read More »

No Butts About it, Alaska Fishing Fantastic

Scott Stankowski Senior Outdoor Writer July 13, 2017 Homer, Alaska-   After we fished in Seward, the Luckasson’s took us on a great ride towards the city of Homer Alaska.  Homer is basically the Halibut capital of the world.  We stayed at a beautiful air b&b about 4 miles from Homer up on a bluff near… Read More »

Alaska is Paradise

Scott Stankowski Senior Outdoor Writer June 30, 2017 Seward, Alaska-   For two weeks, Kara and I are spending part of our summer in Alaska. We flew into Anchorage late on Monday night and were greeted by the Luckassons.   Chantell is Kara’s longtime bestie, and along with her husband Lance allowed us in with open arms,… Read More »

Coho Salmon Fishing Hot

Scott Stankowski Senior Outdoor Writer June 9, 2017 Port Washington-   With the recent reports of limiting out on Coho Salmon in the past week, the boys and I were itching to get out and give it a whirl.  We watched the Lake-link reports online and knew our best odds would be to head a little… Read More »