The Adventures of Ruffie

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Ruffie's Canadian Ice Fishing Adventure with SK Justin
03/06/2012 - 18:23

When I offered to host Ruffie on a fishing adventure, I knew that a late season ice fishing excursion would offer the best chance to show him something unique.

Ruffie visits Hengelaar in Holland!
03/06/2012 - 18:20

Well friends, Ruffie arrived in the Netherlands on the seventh day of the seventh month. Right out of the box, he was ready for action.

Coolwater and Ruffie in Ohio
03/06/2012 - 18:17

Ruffie arrived in Ohio after an incredible adventure with Hengelaar in Holland. It was pretty late when he got done telling fishing stories but I did manage a little time to talk about Huron, Ohio and the surrounding area.

Ruffie's Adventure with Cast_and_Blast in Laos!
03/06/2012 - 18:15

Last week Ruffie and I had the privilege to host Jean-Francois Helias on a one-week fishing adventure in Laos. This was a very unique opportunity we had since he was not coming to guide me but rather to explore new waters with me.

Ruffie's first Roundup and a week with Andy
03/06/2012 - 18:11

Ruffie arrived just in time for Roundup 2010!  He came along with me in my wader pocket and got to meet a whole bunch of great folks on the banks of the wonderful Root River.

Winter Into Spring with Roughfish29
03/06/2012 - 18:09

Ruffie arrived at my house in late february. After some introductions, we started swaping stories about our past fishing adventures. We got to like each other right away

Jersey Shore with Pat-the-Nat
03/06/2012 - 18:07

Part 1- Ruffie Gets Dirty


Ruffie's Adventure with Tony S - Rocky Mountains and Beyond
03/06/2012 - 17:59

I feel like I had Ruffie so long this report needs a foreward...

Dr. Flathead takes Ruffie to Florida
03/06/2012 - 17:55

A few pics from Ruffie's awesome Florida trip with legendary roughfisher Dr. Flathead.



Ruffie's BIG adventure with Jknuth!
02/27/2012 - 13:34

Late in may I received the news that Ruffie will be staying with me during the month if June.
Not only would he be staying with me during the June fishing contest, but he would also join me on a few exciting fishing trips.

Ruffie Ruffie's First Outing - on the Brule
02/27/2012 - 12:20

Ruffie, the official mascot of,  followed me to the Bois Brule river in Wisconsin and got his picture taken with a lake-run brown trout.  Thus, Ruffie's big adventure begins!