Category Archives: Outdoor Sports

Pictures of the Month 13th, Goose Holler’ Ranch/Farm-Bob and Barb ” NOT on the Road Again” hanging at the ranch for a change and lovin’ it! So here are a few images we love and want to share with our 1.34-million viewers and visitors! The featured carp in Indonesia, is just one of the more than 550-different kinds of this giant minnow in the world. The most important protein for 90-percent of the world’s population and also the most expensive fish in the world as in various varieties of Koi (carp).


Son Brian knows where they live! That’s a mutton snapper and baked up for 20-people!
Kayaking N. Florida waters!


Outdated and Barb loved it!
On the TN. River!
Almost well done Japanese “eats.”
Barb and the Llama in their matching coats! It liked Barb and didn’t spit!
Jose Wejebe was a wonderful guy and angler. He is gone now in a plane crash and the young man in his teens is also gone now. He succumbed to CF.

Fishing Lake Chautauqua, New York

White bass a blast and good eating fish on light tackle.
Yellow perch are excellent food fare. They also put up a nice little battle on light tackle. If it moves, they will strike it!

AmericanPressTravelNews-June 28th,-Lake Erie, N.Y.-Bob and Barb “On The Road Again” catching up with some fish!

A relatively small walleye pike, but this lake has some big-un’s too!
Mike Sperry is more than a fishing guide. He also creates tackle that he sells for musky and all other gamefish.
White perch are prolific in most upstate New York.
Many different lures that target musky!
Guide and fishing entrepreneur Mike Sperry was a great fellow to fish with. He was quite attentive to his boat mates.








I fished with Dave Barus and Mike Sperry of Chautauqua Reel Outdoors Guide & Tackle, LLC. on Lake Chautauqua-we were looking to pop a musky, but we ended up catching a mixed bag of yellow perch, walleye pike, and silver perch and bass. It was a great day of chit chat, hook photo and release, and a fine waterfront lunch with Dave and his friend and guide-Mike Sperry. Mike has a great personality, loves fishing, makes and markets his own lures and is very attentive to his anglers. His shops number is (716) 763-2947 you can get live bait and buy all manner of freshwater lures including his tried and true lures as well!  His booking number for all freshwater species (crappie, perch, bass, walleye, musky and steelhead too, is: 716 969-4633 and he is a licensed fishing guide. 


Kodiak Island, AK, Check Them Out

AmericanPressTravelNews–Working on article  for Fish Kodiak Adventures.  (see images and check out their website) Working on article on this family and their fishing business.

Norris Dam State Park & a Visit to Lenoir Museum Complex

View of Norris Dam and Norris Lake impoundment. The lake holds all manner of fish including giant catfish and striped bass so popular with trailer boaters from around the state of TN. and beyond.

AmericanPressTravelNews–May 23rd,-Norris Dam and Lenoir Museum Complex-Bob & Barb “On the -the Road Again”-Dams, always impressive as they are massive and hold-back river torrents. Dam’s also create power for power. Dam’s by holding back constant flows also calm and deepen waters creating lakes. Norris Lake is today a drawer for thousands of boaters and anglers, swimmers and kayakers, and lakes create real estate values. Seems that a view of the woods, compared to a view and access to a body of clean, beautiful water has no comparison in the price of a building lot. Water views trump em all!

Standing at the overlook parking area, at Norris Dam State Park made us think how this dam as many others around America beside being very impressive had opened up beautiful recreational opportunities for so many as well as creating power for so many families as well. We thoroughly enjoyed and were impressed with our stopover here!  Go:

Housing all manner of early American artifacts, tools, and agricultural and ground working implements from an age before our Industrial age (hand forged and crafted woods and metals, not manufactured and stamped out in factories) the Lenoir Museum is a repository of these items from early families of the Appalachian region now long gone on to heaven.
A mill house that was saved and is in the State Park system. Probably more photographed than any other stop-over with the exception of the Norris Dam.
Mark Morgan State Park Ranger showed us around the Lenoir Museum and the incredible music piece with marching soldiers and figurines from the 1840’s.
Runoff from the stream that turned the mill at the mill house grain grinding site.