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Garner State Park

LAT/LONG: 29.597752   -99.739986All because of a delayed flight, I discovered trout fishing in Texas. Garner State Park on the west of Bandera County in Uvalde County and was stocked in mid December. This gave me a chance to try my new waders. Bottom Line: Fly fishing was not the way to go. Spoke to a …

TEXAS in the Fall

We relocated from Virginia Beach to the Texas Hill Country to be closer to family.  The past summer was brutal and the Medina River was almost bone dry.  A few deep pools allowed some fish to survive if they were not eaten by the gar.  I caught one gar that was over 40 inches but …

Notes on Military Leadership

http://reportsfrominthearena.com/ This might appear to be out of the blue for a fishing blog, but if you understand the background of bluecordfishermen, this post makes perfect sense. I’ve been knocking around the military for the past 35 years.  I have spent time on the payroll of all four services.  You get to meet some truly …

Memorial Day

Some Thoughts Written in Stone Many will party, picnic and even fish over Memorial Day Weekend.  Just remember the price that was paid for our freedom.  Raise a glass to those who have paid the price. What follows is a few National monuments to remember the Fallen.  Included are local tributes that are found on …

First Day of Trout for Adults 31 MAR in South PA (24 MAR for Mentored Kids)

First Day in Pennsylvania http://www.fishandboat.com/Fish/Stocking/TroutStocking/Pages/default.aspx The commission annually stocks about 3.15 million adult trout in 720 streams and 126 lakes open to public angling. That total includes about 2 million rainbow trout, 640,000 brown trout and 500,000 brook trout. The average size of the trout is 11 inches in length. In Pennsylvania, The commission also …

Fishing Wyatt Lake, Fort Bragg NC

Wyatt Lake Fort Bragg NC:  Lat / Long:  35.1652 -79.0910 Description: Wyatt Lake is a small catfish lake located South West of the intersection of Manchester and Lamont Roads on Fort Bragg.   This lake can not be seen from the road.  This lake is about 100 yards wide and 400 yards long.  Although managed for catfish, …

Getting Started

  Reassignement (PCS) orders arrive and you’re at a new Post.  Job change happens and you find yourself in a new region or district.  Spring is coming.  How can you get a jump on a new fishing season?  If you are right out of the training base, the maze of bureaucracy can be a major …

About Peter Danko

Peter Danko is a pen name for the editor.  The Editor is a retired Infantryman.  Growing up in South Central Pennsylvania near Indiantown Gap.  He attended Drexel University, studied Mechanical Engineering and was commissioned through ROTC as an Infantry Officer.  24 years included service with 101st Air Assault Div, 197th Infantry Brigade and Task Force …

Bluecordfishermen Gets Started

Getting Started Peter Danko returned to fishing after getting a new job at Fort Bragg that made him a geographic bachelor in 2016.  North Carolina weather turned warm and he started fishing.  Bank fishing in the waters on Fort Bragg is not very productive unless its catfish and bait fishing.  The lakes are stocked but …

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