Fishing road trips with a punk-rock soundtrack, Field & Stream’s “Hook Shots” captures the culture of fishing from around the world.
Everyone flocks to Alaska for salmon, trout, and halibut. As far as host Joe Cermele is concerned, that leaves the largely overlooked pike fishery in the interior wide open. Chasing northerns in "the last frontier" has been on his bucket list for a long time, but little did he know a chance encounter with a school of sheefish would help him double down on list check marks.
- Lake Picachos is a relative newcomer on the Mexican bass scene. A sister lake to renowned El Salto, Picachos has only been stocked for ten years, yet the reproduction rate of the fish has been staggering. Chocked full of Florida-strain largemouths and shallower than other area lakes, Picachos is a fly angler's dream where you can expect big numbers and plenty of fish in the 3- to 6-pound range. Host Joe Cermele and photographer Tim Romano camp out at Anglers Inn along Picachos' shore to escape the February cold and see just how big a hurt they can put on this new fishery.