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The Snakehead Wrangler meets up with the Slaya down in the Swamps of Jersey
Tell you what, there`s nothing quite like the combination of a high level of comradery and sharing t[...]read more
It`s not always fishing that makes it an Adventure - I didn`t think this night would end!
Well good evening.... After hammering out some technical issues with my site and GoDaddy(again), we [...]read more
Swamp fishing for Snakeheads in South Jersey
Whelp...... when that `ol July hot as hell Summer weather rolls in, I always get a hankerin` to load[...]read more
Night Time Kayaking for Flatheads on the Delaware River
Got a hold of my buddy John Fasanello last week as we had briefly discussed doing this edgy idea las[...]read more
Bowfin! Ken Beam catches elusive North Jersey Jurassic era River Monster!
My interest in Bowfins and Snakeheads started about ten years ago after reading a few articles on th[...]read more
My Next Canoe... or is it a Kayak?
I was perusing something on-line last night, when all of the sudden, a Facebook Marketplace kayak "m[...]read more
My Brand New Used Wicked Crossbow
So the other night, Im sitting here having a glass of wine and decided to jump on Facebook for a bit[...]read more
Fishing Budd Lake with my old Air Force buddy Bob Meyer
Got a text last weekend from my old Air Force buddy Bob Meyer, wanting to do a little fishing this S[...]read more
The Yak is Cracked - Ken Beam shows how to repair damaged Kayak
Yep..... Me and this `ol gal have had a lot of exciting times and awesome memories. Hell I`ve had he[...]read more
Gettin` dirty in the swamps of Jersey! Snakehead Wranglin!
The hot, steamy Summer days of July have finally arrived. And with that, I usually get t[...]read more
Ken Beam explains the Worm Shocker that his Father made over 45 years ago.
Well, now, then, there.......Reckon` you all just might enjoy hearin` this little story abou[...]read more
Ended Winter Deer Season with my 38 year old Bow - The Quickest Hunt in my life!
With New Jerseys Deer Hunting Season winding down, I wanted to make sure we(well.. I) had enough del[...]read more
Wranglin` those Winter Rainbows on the Mountain
Had a hankerin` to chase some kind fish this past Friday, but had a wrench or two thrown in my plans[...]read more
1st fish of 2020 - Ken Beam is a Believer.
January is hardly considered to be a kayak fishing month. Usually all of the waterways are locked [...]read more
Chasing River Monster Flatheads on the Delaware with Dave Au
Had the pleasure of fishing with one of the best fishermen that I`ve ever crossed paths [...]read more
Bringing back the 80`s - Watch Ken Beam dust off his 37 year old Bow from 1982! NJ Bowhunting
Whelp I have not hunted with a Bow and Arrow since suffering that massive heart attack three[...]read more
NJ Flathead Fishing Adventure - Night moves on the Delaware River
The infamous, invasive Flathead Catfish. Some hate it, some love it. Personally it has a[...]read more
Moonlight Bass bustin` at Midnight in my `Yak
"Sometimes the night calls and taunts me into the darkness" - Anyone that fishes out o[...]read more
Chasing Esox in the hot, dog-days of August - and a few tips.
When it comes to fishing, we all have our particular preferences in regards to what we lik[...]read more
Wranglin` Red-Eyes and Bronzebacks with Dennis and a Masked Man at the Valley
After spending the last couple nights chasing Hybrids on Spruce Run, bowfishing for carp in [...]read more
That`s a wrap....2019 NJ Spring Turkey Season ends.
The 2019 NJ Spring Turkey Season ended this pa[...]read more
Budget Turkey Calls 101 - Homemade Turkey Calls by Ken Beam
With Turkey season right around the corner, I`ve received several emails asking questions [...]read more
A Jersey Bird and Chief Turkey Wing - My Winter Projects
Thought you all might enjoy seeing my latest creations that I finished up this past week[...]read more
The Little Musk Turtle from South Jersey
Last August, on one of my adventures down into South Jersey, I stumbled upon this little Mus[...]read more
On Thin Ice! an Ice Fishing Adventure
When the discussion came up a few days before, about the possibility of hitting the "Hard[...]read more
"What happened in the Yak, stayed in the Yak!"
So there I was........ Playin` in the rain this past Saturday..... not a soul out & abou[...]read more
The Bunny Tale! a Rabbit Hunting Adventure!
Started out the New Year with my Brother and a couple of long-time Friends from Califon,[...]read more
A "Greenhorn" Pheasant Hunting Adventure
Had a really great time taking out my good friend Jeff Van Nest, pheasant hunt[...]read more
Jigging Cold Weather Walleyes in the `Yaks
Now whenever it comes to fishing, those that know of me, know that you really [...]read more
Fur-Fish-Game Magazine publishes Ken Beam`s Winter Catfishing story
Proud to say that my "Winter Catfishing" story is in the December issue of Fur[...]read more
New Jersey Fall Turkey Doggin` Adventure!
After discovering the excitement of Fall Turkey Hunting in New Jersey last Fall, through my [...]read more
Grouse Hunting Adventure way up North with Ken Beam & Curt Ryder
I`ve been going way up to Tug Hill New York Grouse hunting with my good friend[...]read more
Muskie Fishing Adventure on the Mountain
Ahhhhhh Autumn is here. The leaves are turning color, the nights are getting c[...]read more
"Fishing Reel Repair and Service" - I highly recommend Peter DeVit
I had a little mishap a few months ago(ok ok....sometimes I don`t have much pa[...]read more
Buckshot Taxidermy - Mounts my Snakehead(fish) | Highly Recommend!
What a pleasant surprise when Mark from Buckshot Taxidermy messaged me on Fac[...]read more
Cattails - Excellent Natural Bug Repellent for night fishing
Probably quite a few of you out there know about smoking cattails,.....then ag[...]read more
Full Moon Eel Fishing on the Musconetcong River
Eel fishing in the Summertime is something I have always enjoyed on those hot,[...]read more
See what Katy-did. The Adventure of a little bug.
Ok ok...... yea I know what you`re probably thinking. "Come on Ken...... We`ve[...]read more
Wranglin` & Tanglin` with Rays! A Cape May Adventure
Whenever anyone asks me "Hey Ken do you Saltwater fish?" my usual answer is th[...]read more
The Fisherman Magazine published Ken Beam`s "NJ Northerns on the Fly"
Howdy! If you get a chance, when you`re at a Quick Chek, Krauszer`s or maybe 7[...]read more
Wranglin` in the Rain up on Budd Lake
If there`s one sure-bet as to where you can find me on a rainy, drizzly day, b[...]read more
Ken Beam`s Wingbone Turkey Call
Just about every time Turkey Hunting rolls around, I start scouring around try[...]read more
Gobble Gobble...Bang! Springtime Turkey Hunting Adventure
Springtime.......ahhhhhh....... yes. After a long,cold winter, the change of s[...]read more
Wildlife Artistry Taxidermy By Mario - Highly Recommended Taxidermist!
I just picked up my Turkeys from Wildlife Artistry by Mario, and I am ecstatic[...]read more
A Fall Turkey Doggin` Adventure - My very first time.
When I think of Fall, I usually think of bow hunting, musky fishing and eating turke[...]read more
Winter Bow Hunting in Califon... a thankful Adventure
Winter Bow Hunting is something that I have always loved to do as a youngster [...]read more
Sucker Gigging Adventure - a Califon Winter Tradition
Sucker Gigging! You`ve probably never ever even heard of it right? Well allow [...]read more
NJ Woodcock Hunting with Ken Beam and Curt Ryder
Woodcock hunting is something my best Friend Curt & I always enjoy in the Fall[...]read more
Snakehead Fishing! a Swamp Monster Adventure!
Had a nice invite from one of the RodFather members a few weeks back, to have [...]read more
A Saltwater Summertime Fishing Adventure
What a fantastic day out and about on the Saltwater with my friend Walton Cheu[...]read more
Snakehead Fishing Adventure in the Swamps of Jersey
You know as I was driving home from work last night, I was thinking about all [...]read more
NJ Pike...a "Toothy Critter" Wranglin` Adventure at Budd Lake
My alarm went off at 4am this past Saturday and as I heard to rain coming down[...]read more
Budd Lake NJ Kayak Fishing Adventure
One thing that I really enjoy doing in the `Yak, is exploring new territory an[...]read more
An Adventure to the Hackettstown Fish Hatchery - Musky Spawning!
Yesterday was one of the most enlightening learning experiences that I have en[...]read more
A Crappie Adventure on a Crappy day - Slab-ba-Dab-ba-Doo!
So I`ve been seeing quite a few of my Facebook Friends, Bob, Kevin, Sandi and [...]read more
My Daylight Savings Surprise
Daylight Savings Time began today.........Ahhhhhh! Spring is right around the [...]read more
Dining on Deer All Year! Plenty of Venison in my freezer!
Here`s a quick clip I shot of that morning`s adventure; Plenty of venison in m[...]read more
Christmas Eve Passaic Pike! Fin-Fightin-Fun with Ken Beam
Usually on Christmas Eve, my buddy Curt and I have a go at some Ringnecks for [...]read more
Quail Huntin` with Ken Beam & Curt Ryder in South Jersey - NJ Bobwhite hunting
Saturday was a just a perfect morning to hunt Quail down in Greenwood Forrest.[...]read more
The Fisherman magazine publishes Ken Beam`s Musky Adventure
Ever seen this magazine at your local Quick Check, WaWa, Krauzers or other con[...]read more
NJ Quail Hunting way down in the Pine Barrens- Go PRO Time!
Chasin` Quail on a nice Fall morning is something that I`ve enjoyed doing with[...]read more
Pheasant Hunting..... our Thanksgiving Day Tradition
Isn`t it interesting how the thought of something that you grew up doing, stil[...]read more
Fall Pickerel Fishing OR "Snot-Rocket" Wranglin` with Ken Beam
The weather forecast last Sunday, kind put a damper on my deer hunting plans. [...]read more
Wranglin` on the Passaic River - Pike Time!
Sunday was a special day indeed. See it was my first time taking the `Yak back[...]read more
Top-Water Bass Wranglin` on the Edge of Darkness
I woke up at 3am the other morning, to take what has become my "early-mornin` [...]read more
1st Time Back in the `Yak since my Heart Attack
Sunday was a big deal.....for me anyway. See I took the `Yak out for the first[...]read more
Snakehead Wranglin` in the Swamps of South Jersey
Snakehead wranglin` was most definitely on my agenda last week. I planned on g[...]read more
My Pretty Lady, her Pomeranian's and a Big `Ol Bass!
So I thought it be nice to have some company while chasin` largemouth bass in [...]read more
`Hawg Wranglin` in the Dark! Chasin` Piggy-Bass on Top-Water
Last Thursday I had the pleasure of fishing with a gentleman by the name of De[...]read more
`Hawg Wranglin` with a Mouse! NJ Bass Fishing
The Summer dog-days of August can be hot as hell in New Jersey...... but so is the Large[...]read more
River Pickerel Wranglin! Chasing Chainsides with BubbleGum
It`s been a little over a month since my heart attack and I`m really doing ver[...]read more
Fishing Round Valley - My first time back on the water
I have been absolutely over-whelmed by all of the get-well-wishes and nice wor[...]read more
The Adventure I survived on 7/14/2016...a Heart Attack!
As I sit out on the patio watching the sunrise on this beautiful Summer mornin[...]read more
NJ Bowfin! Ken Beam chases South Jersey River Monsters!
The NJ Bowfin is a really exciting, tough-to-catch, native species that dates [...]read more
NJ Snakehead Fishing Adventure! - Ken Beam & Bob Priest go after Snakeheads
One of my "Targeted" fish this year was a Snakehead and I took off last Friday[...]read more
The Fabled One-Eyed Pike of the Passaic!
Yes sir....... the very Elusive One-Eyed Pike of the Passaic! The fabled fish [...]read more
Chasin` River Monster NJ Pike with Ken Beam in his`Yak
In my quest for a river monster NJ Pike, I ventured out into some newer territ[...]read more
NJ Turkey Hunting! A Go PRO Turkey Hunting Adventure
After a full week of rain each day last week, I was really looking forward doi[...]read more
NJ Turkey Hunting! Gobble Gobble...Bang! Ken Beam`s Springtime Adventure!
NJ Turkey Hunting is one outdoor activity that I really get excited about doin[...]read more
Springtime NJ Pike Fishing Adventure with Ken Beam
Last Saturday I had made plans to chase some Shad up north, with a buddy & his[...]read more
NJ Striper Fishing Adventure! Springtime Striper Wranglin`!
NJ Striper Fishing from a boat, is something that I had always read about in t[...]read more
The little Squirrel that could... fly! Those "Rare" New Jersey Flying Squirrels
There are so many different critters and interesting facets in the New Jersey [...]read more
A NJ Goose Hunting Adventure
My phone rang last Friday night around 8:30pm and it was my buddy Curt. He sai[...]read more
Wintertime Deer Hunting in New Jersey with Ken Beam
Wintertime Deer Hunting in New Jersey can be challenging especially when you c[...]read more
An Afternoon New Jersey Pheasant Hunting Adventure at Spruce Run
New Jersey Pheasant Hunting seemed like an ideal alternative solution, when de[...]read more
NJ Deer Hunting - Ken Beam Deer Hunts and Fills His Freezer
NJ Deer Hunting is a tradition that I`ve been doing for forty-two years. It`s [...]read more
Ronco Pocket Fisherman & Ken Beam on a Friday Lunch-time Adventure!
Well I guess....... some of us take lunch and some of us need to quench that "[...]read more
Quail Hunting! NJH member and Ken Beam Hunt Quail in South Jersey
This past Saturday, I had the pleasure of taking Matt, aka "Berserker" as he g[...]read more
NJ Pheasant Hunting - a Thanksgiving Day Tradition
NJ pheasant hunting on Thanksgiving Day, has been a long time tradition that m[...]read more
NJ Quail Hunting - an Adventure down in the Pine Barrens
NJ Quail hunting down in Greenwood Forrest, deep down in the Pine Barrens of S[...]read more
NJ Striper Fishing - Ken Beam chasing those Magic Hour NJ Stripers in his `Yak
The odds weren`t looking too favorable tonight, as the Parkway was jammed up, [...]read more
A Grouse & Woodcock Hunting Adventure way up in North Country
This year I swore that I wasn`t going to go Grouse hunting way up north, as my[...]read more
NJ Striper Fishing! A Indian Summer Adventure with Ken Beam
"NJ Striper Fishing and a beautiful Fall Day,.....The ideal combination for an[...]read more
NJ Musky Kayak Fishing - Ken Beam Musky Fishing in the `Yak
A NJ Musky Kayak fishing adventure was my agenda for this Saturday morning. As I loaded [...]read more
NJ Musky Fishing - Crazy Wind, a `Yak and Ken Beam = NJ Musky Fishing!
My NJ Musky Fishing Adventure began at 4:50am, walked out my back door to an unbelievabl[...]read more
2015 End of Summer "Fun in the Sun" with Sharon & the pups
As Summer fades away, we decided to take advantage of the beautiful weather la[...]read more
Swimming at Blue Mountain Lake with our Dogs!
Last Sunday was my last day of vacation and we thought about hiking Merrill Cr[...]read more
NJ Bowfin - Ken Beam goes after the Jurassic NJ River Monster
NJ Bowfin....... The "Jurassic" NJ River Monster, was the latest target in my quest for NJ o[...]read more
Prowlin` `round the Passaic lookin` for those toothy "River Wolves" 8/2/2015
Had a little time to head on out to the Passaic River last Sunday August 2nd, to chase those[...]read more
NJ EEL FISHING| Ken Beam`s Hot Muggy Summer night Adventure
NJ EEL FISHING..... HOT, MUGGY NIGHT SUMMER FUN!Ahhhhhhh.......These hot Summer nights make [...]read more
NJ Pike Fishing! Up Shit`s Creek Without a Paddle! Son-of-a-Bitch! Fishing on Foot!
Well the title alone ought to give ya an idea as to how this day panned out! ha! ha! So[...]read more
NJ Pike Fishing - Watch Ken Beam catch those Passaic Pike fishing in his `Yak
Planned on doing a little NJ Pike Fishing before the storms blew in on Saturday morning. As [...]read more
NJ Fishing - Ken Beam uses "Wonder Bread" fishing at Merrill Creek
It was a hot, muggy Summertime morning as I made my way out to Merrill Creek Reservoir. The [...]read more
NJ Kayak Fishing - Ken Beam was back in his `Yak fishing Merrill Creek
I was back in my `Yak doing a little fishing for a couple hours up at Merrill Creek the othe[...]read more
Fishing Merrill Creek Reservoir-Ken Beam fishes for Bass at Merrill Creek 6/27/2015
Fishing Merrill Creek Reservoir today seemed like the perfect answer to a rainy day foreca[...]read more
NJ Pike Fishing - Ken Beam chasin` Pike on the Passaic River
I was sittin` out back on the patio last Thursday night, enjoyin` an ice-cold PBR in the bre[...]read more
Passaic River Fishing - Out & about scoutin` new fishing territory on the Passaic River
Took a vacation day yesterday as I was planning to venture way down South Jersey, to have a [...]read more
NJ Fishing| Back in his `Yak! Ken Beam kayak fishing the Passaic River
After knocking out some of my chores/projects around the house this past Saturday and Sunday[...]read more
NJ Kayaking - We took Sharon`s New `Yak out & about yesterday
After talking about getting a new kayak for Sharon and honing in on(and eliminating) a few d[...]read more
NJ Pike - Thunderstorms, a `Yak & Ken Beam = Pike on the Passaic
Yesterday definitely wasn`t the best afternoon weather-wise, as the forecast was calling for[...]read more
NJ Shad Fishing with Ken Beam on the Delaware River - Shad Fishin` Time!
NJ Shad Fishing in the Springtime on the Delaware River. One of my favorite Spring activitie[...]read more
NJ Pike Fishing - A Canadian comes to NJ to catch Pike with Ken Beam as his "Guide"
Well our NJ Pike Fishing Adventure this past weekend was nothing short of yet another excell[...]read more
NJ Black Bear "Season" - A lot of Bears at Ken Beam`s last week!
NJ Black Bear "Season" is underway.......at our house that is! Yep..... we had quite the ac[...]read more
NJ Tiger Musky Fishing - Ken Beam chases Tiger Muskies at Oxford Furnace Lake
Made my way out & about on Saturday to try my hand at some Tiger Musky Fishing for the first[...]read more
NJ Pike Fishing - "Back in my `Yak" - Ken Beam Pike Fishing Passaic River
NJ Pike Fishing - "Had the day off of work, so I loaded up my `Yak the night before in my tr[...]read more
Ken & Curt hit the "Hard Water" & Ice Fish Lake Hopatcong 3/29/2015
This past Sunday, 3/29 Curt & myself decided to head north..... to Lake Hopatcong to try our[...]read more
The Legendary Califon Sucker Gigging with Ken Beam & his buddies
Sucker Gigging in Califon New Jersey in the Winter is a very special occasion that my buddie[...]read more
NJ Ice Fishing! Ken Beam Ice Fishing at Spruce Run with Curt Ryder
NJ Ice Fishing on Spruce Run Reservoir is another awesome Wintertime activity that I enjoy d[...]read more
Ken Beam talks about his Browning 12-Gauge Shotgun. A Tale about his gun.
Well ever since I posted a couple hunting videos, a few guys have been asking me what kind o[...]read more
NJ Winter Deer Hunting - Snow + Does = Ken Beam Filling his Freezer |My 1st GoPRO Video
NJ Winter Deer Hunting is something that I have always enjoyed doing and today should be goo[...]read more
Wild Turkeys caught in Ken Beam`s Trail Camera - Five "Gobblers"!
Wild Turkeys showed up in my Trail Camera this past week & I thought you all would enjoy see[...]read more
NJ Deer Hunting - Winter 2015 - Ken Beam fills his freezer
NJ Deer Hunting in the Wintertime can certainly be challenging and today when I jumped up in[...]read more
NJ Deer Hunting - Ken Beam shows how to make a Deer Feeder... cheap!
NJ Deer Hunting allows hunters to legally bait deer. Nothin` wrong with that in my opinion,.[...]read more
NJ Bow & Arrow Hunting - Ken Beam lures in a Buck using his "Lucky-Seven Rattlin`Antlers"...
NJ Bow & Arrow Hunting is another venture that I enjoy doing in the Fall, especially when th[...]read more
Ken Beam & Curt Ryder head back to the Pine Barrens to do some NJ Quail Hunting
Last Saturday as I walked out of the house, I turned back and grabbed my hunting coat out of[...]read more
NJ Pheasant-Quail Hunting with Ken Beam & Curt Ryder - Hunting NJ 2014
Nothing quite like doing a little NJ Pheasant-Quail hunting on a nice cool, crisp November m[...]read more
NJ Small Game Hunting Season 2014 - Ken Beam Pheasant Hunting w/Curt Ryder
I`m 51 years old & I still get as excited about the first day of NJ Small Game Hunting Seaso[...]read more
NJ Black Bear! Ken Beam captures this Huge Bear on Video in Port Murray NJ
It was a nice balmy night on November 5th and at about 12:30am our Pomeranian "Buttercup" wo[...]read more
NJ Pike Fishing on this balmy November Day in my kayak....
The weather forecast was suppose to be warm one more day before a cold-front was upon us. I [...]read more
Fall temps are coolin` down & the NJ Pike Fishing is gettin` Hot!
Last Sunday was suppose to be my day to work around the house & my one focus was going to be[...]read more
Opening Day of Woodcock Hunting Season 10/18/2014
Curt, "Jake" and myself enjoyed a day of Woodcock hunting way up north near Walpack New Je[...]read more
Great Day Hiking at Merrill Creek
Sharon & I had a really nice weekend hiking at Merrill Creek with the pups. If you`re lookin[...]read more
Demon in the Dark! Coyote in my backyard!
Caught this NJ Coyote or `Dawg(as I refer to them) in my trail camera right on top of my r[...]read more
Fightin` on the River - Ken Beam fishing for Pike in NJ
A funny thing happened this morning….. I get in my car to go to work & the phone rings & [...]read more