Advertisement
Jim Gronaw

Jim Gronaw is a free-lanced outdoor writer who has written fishing columns for the Carroll County Times since 1979. First published at the age of 16, his articles have also appeared in Outdoor Life, Sports Afield and In-Fisherman magazine. Retired from Carroll County Recreation and Parks, Jim also pursues teaching and seminar venues for regional angling options in the Mid-Atlantic. Check out his blog, and passion, for faith, family and fishing at bluecollarfishinwithjim.blogspot.com.
Gronaw: Finding the top-end bottom feeders

Having fished much of Old Muddy over the past 40 years I was aware of the carp and catfish picture in the river. I had heard rumors of giant channel cats with the largest being 17 to 18 pounds — trophy cats in just about any ones book.

Jim Gronaw: When kids go fishing, it sure is fun

When I see kids squeal and jump for joy over a flopping bluegill or gyrating catfish, I know those kids are hooked. When I see them notice wildlife, insects or frogs I realize that they are intrigued as to what God made more than what man made. Let’s face it, fishing is fun.

Advertisement
Advertisement