Browsing: Lake Boy by Jim Brown

jim-brownJim Brown’s “Lake Boy” is a chronological memoir covering his experiences fishing in San Diego, from his first fish at age 4, catching spotfin as Mission Bay was dredged, catching trout in local streams, being in the middle of the plastic worm revolution, moving in at Lake Sutherland when he was 12, taking over Lower Otay Lake at 19, creating Chollas as a kids pond in 1971, running the City Lakes Program from 1974-2003 and many stops in between.

I’m not sure if you’ve noticed, but Lake Boy has been on something of a forced hiatus for a few weeks.  First it was a matter of family visits with our grandkids and their parents then an assortment of things…

Partners. There are all kinds of partners.  There are fishing partners, hunting partners and golf partners.  There are business partners and dinner partners, life partners and more. Partners, real partners, have to be people you can trust and know they…

As a preface to this report, let me state clearly that I realize SDFish is dedicated primarily to those who fish in the waters of San Diego, its regional destinations and fishery resources.  At the same time, most, if not…

A quick update for SDFish members from Evergreen Lodge on the shore of Lac Seul in Ontario, Canada. Halfway into a week long trip, the scenery and fishing are equally stunning on this massive lake that spans over more than…

A few months ago, San Diego Union-Tribune sports columnist Bryce Miller and I talked about the one thing we most have in common – fishing – along with some of our favorite destinations.  In the process of that conversation we…

Hanging on the wall behind my desk is a replica of  “The Zimmerlee Bass.”  It was caught at Lake Miramar on June 23rd, 1973.  At 20 pounds and 15 ounces it was the largest bass recorded since George Perry’s world…