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Matt Snell

Who am I?  Well…that’s a great question!  Like many Wisconsin (Fox Valley) boys, I grew up fishing and chasing walleyes on some part of the Fox River.  Now as a 20+ year transplant, I have fallen head over heels for the culture, history and people that this body of water and city encompasses.  Catch all of my Bago adventures on Instagram @snellmatt or fishing content on TikTok @smile_and_Like

 

Fox River Bait and Tackle

“Location, location, location” isn’t just a mantra of the real estate world. Just take a walk-through Rainbow Park on any spring day and you will quickly see that “location, location, location” is also very relevant to Fox River Bait & Tackle (FRB&T). For as long as anyone can remember, a bait shop…

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The Fly Life

For most 13-year-olds, life is filled with cell phones, gaming, friends, sports and virtual learning. If you’re so blessed to cohabitate with one of these creatures, they would be certain to list all the reasons why there is no time in the day for you, chores or anything else. However, for one…

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Armed for Battle

You no doubt have seen the advertisement…maybe even purchased your tickets already and hopefully even picked up some raffle tickets. But without further ado, the famed Battle on Bago is upon us. Anglers from all over the Midwest will descend upon the Winnebago system on February 18th & 19th for the…

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Bago Ice

It’s Time…. With the bitterness of winter setting in, you’re either debating retiring to the south or you’re hitting “REFRESH” on your social media accounts to check the latest ice reports. Well, the ice is building, and local fishing clubs are posting like crazy and getting ready to put out “ice…

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Fishing is Good Therapy

Work got you on edge? Feeling down? Sneak out, leave early, take off, or just plain call in. Do what it takes to grab just one more hour on the water. Listen, we all know that when you’re able to use the term “on a boat” everything after that just doesn’t matter. Giving yourself an hour or two to…

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Fall Fishing: The Struggle is Real!

As we start this journey into fall, the struggle can be real. What struggle you ask? Resisting the urge to put the poles and boat away and head into the woods! Those who resist this urge can be treated to one of the best times to have a pole in hand. Fall hands down can be the best times to be on…

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Go Frogging--Oshkosh Style

For this installment of “Oshkosh from the Water”, let’s travel outside of the comfort zone of most avid Oshkosh anglers, especially me. That’s right folks, time for some Bass talk! So, without further ado, here is probably the coolest way to catch a fish…Frogging. Until recently, if we wanted to…

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Oshkosh From the Water: Let's Fish!

Let’s jump right in…What’s this “Oshkosh from the Water” blog all about and why is this guy the one writing it? “Oshkosh from the Water” is a blog showcasing fishing in and around this great city of ours. Things that I will focus on, but of course will not be limited to, will include; access points…

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