Editor’s Note: Having spent a lot of the recent past talking with Stan Fagerstrom about his life and career in the fishing industry – a career that spans over 60 years, I asked Stan if he would be interested in sharing some of his experiences over that time with our readers. I am happy to say that he welcomed the invite with open arms and will now be sharing some of his experiences here in his new column, Let’s Look Back. We hope you enjoy what Stan has to share.
I’ve been fishing for bass and writing about it since shortly after President Lincoln delivered his Gettysburg address.
Well, that’s exaggerating things a bit but by golly there aren’t many out there who have been fishing and writing about it as long as yours truly. I expect that’s why my friend Terry Battisti, the guy responsible for creating this wondrous website, had a suggestion the last time we talked. [Read more…]