Columns

Tracy K. Lorenz / Outside Chance

January 24, 2020

The Fish On Tuesday of this week I was asked to speak at the Fremont Rotary Club luncheon. I prattled on for a half hour or so until it came to question and answer time and then, for the first time ever, I was stumped, I kinda froze. I’m usualy pretty ...

With Fresh Eyes

January 24, 2020

The Human Toll Fadi Nicola sits at the hospital bedside of his wife Juliet, recovering from shrapnel wounds to her stomach and back after the couple’s home in northern Syria was destroyed by Turkish bombing. Fadi does not believe his wife will walk again. ...

Tracy K. Lorenz ...

January 24, 2020

The Beetle I was sad to read that Volkswagen has decided to quit producing the Beetle. Of course they’ve done this before and waited a couple decades and started making them again, so who knows, it could be like the Eagle’s final concert once a ...

Tracy K. Lorenz / The 'Doc'

January 24, 2020

Chicken Dinner A funny thing happened at the Michigan State basketball game last Thursday, I won $6,905.00. Okay, that’s not so much “funny” as “lucky” but either way I’ve got seven G’s in my pocket I didn’t ...

Outside Chance ...

January 24, 2020

Hard water and open water rig for pike and walleye I?like lures and techniques that can be used throughout the year. Quick strike rigs have been around for years but are not understood and not used nearly as much as they should be. A quick strike rig is simply ...

Tracy K. Lorenz ...

January 24, 2020

New Year’s Eve About a decade ago, I wrote a column stating that I had never been to a good New Year’s Eve party and I wrote that if anyone was having a “good” New Year’s Eve party they could invite me to it and I would write ...