Fly Fishing

Al Norte

Roland Bastidas, my young guide the last few days out of Yelcho en la Patagonia,…

Yelcho

I’m not much of a lake angler. So when Marc Whittaker of Rod and Gun…

Matapiojos

If you’ve seen the brief video shot while I was fishing a tributary of the…

Baker & Cochrane

It’s a dusty half-day drive from the bustling town of Coyhaique to the Rio Baker,…

El Zorro

The spring creeks in and around Estancia del Zorro, the remote and rustic ranch house…

Rucapeley

The thunder starts well before dawn. I’m still asleep, dreaming about fish and fishing in…

Chilean Time

I’m a little wobbly of leg when I dismount from my sure-footed mare high up…

The Unbearable Lightness of Fly Fishing

I always dream of traveling light. In this recurring fantasy I see myself skipping through…

GETTING ORGANIZIZED

Every year about this time I quit. I can’t possibly tie another fly unless I…

Reopening

Yesterday, Monday, November 1, fly fishers far and wide shared a cheer, if not also…

The Elwha

If the story of Northwest salmon and steelhead recovery is ever written – and I’m…

Good Enough?

Still, as with a shelf full of common yet capable hand planes, I glance at…