What a crazy summer!

Now that September has come and fall is very much in the air, it is time to catch a breath and reflect on what a crazy summer it has been. First and foremost, the fishing has been great all summer long. Don't believe what social media tells you... If you keep up with what's happening... Continue Reading →

Why Counting Fish Is A Bad Thing

"The first rule of flight club is you don't talk about fight club". This is one of the many famous quotes from the Brad Pitt movie, Fight Club.  There is a wisdom in this quote. Some things are best kept to one's self and those that know the secret. I believe this deep into my fabric... Continue Reading →

The Zen of Paying It Forward

In fishing, I believe that you don't teach, you transfer your skills and love of the art of fly fishing. I can teach technique and methods, I can drill over and over casting methods and discipline. What I can't teach is the awareness of being on the river and watching the Barn Swallows swoop down... Continue Reading →

Quiet Chaos, Part 1

"Man, it's really sticky!" That was the first thing out of my mouth when I landed in Belize as I stepped off the plane (and I use the term "plane" lightly). Belize is one of those places where you take a commercial jet to the mainland then "climb into" a small, commuter plane either ran by the government or... Continue Reading →

An Unexpected Career Path

  So what do you want to do for a living?  This question is asked to most everyone as they grow up. The people that usually ask this question are people who believe that they have found their path, their purpose and somehow feel they know all the best methods to achieve success. I am here to... Continue Reading →

High Sticking Dogma

There is a new kid on the block that seems to be shaking up what we "dyed in the wool" fly fishermen hold sacred. It has us questioning our technique, our skill, our pride of years of practice of becoming seasoned anglers. This “Kid”, this trend, is called Tenkara. Tenkara is not a kid at... Continue Reading →

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