YEAR OF THE HERON

Our interaction with water varies over the year. So here we have grouped our Wading Sports articles about wading and paddling pursuits by season.

Winter

Moonstruck

By Bob Marsh | February 12, 2021

Today is the first day of the lunar year and an important holiday to Asians throughout the world. It’s easy to understand why this is a special holiday – the moon’s…

There is No Place Like Home

By Bob Marsh | February 10, 2021

We eagerly anticipate a new year ahead, but in February time on the water – wading, paddling, fishing – seems very far away.  February is a good time for thinking…

Spring

Trout in the Parks

By Bob Marsh | February 15, 2021

March 1 rarely feels like “spring” in the Midwest.  But in Missouri, the opening of the trout parks is a welcome end to winter.  These parks offer clear flowing spring…

Summer

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Fall

Return to Cheyenne Bottoms

By Bob Marsh | February 22, 2021

For those of you who grew up waterfowl hunting in Kansas, the map above this article should bring a nostalgic smile. It is a map of Cheyenne Bottoms – one…

Wading Safely in the Duck Marsh

By Bob Marsh | February 22, 2021

There are many articles discussing how to wade safely while fly fishing in swift water. There are warnings about wearing waders in a boat.   And everyone should know about the…