Fly Fishing

Spring Loaded

Only after we had paddled SUPs across the river, a brief test of nerves for…

Terminal Tackle

We could argue whether the Captain’s Knot, first taught to me by members of the…

Fly Editor

It’s one of those days you return to your room not bummed but frustrated, certain…

Wading 101

It’s a small river.  And ever since the dam came out, several miles upstream, the…

Handcrafted

I’m swapping out lines, thanks in part to an unforeseen issue with my old Islander…

Redd Eyes

But it’s the time of year when, in my neck of the woods, many trout…

What’s in Your Kit?

For a fellow who often claims the fly doesn’t matter, it may seem strange that…

Once More, With Feeling

As is often the case these days, I had a number of good reasons not…

California Dreamin’

I’ve parked my truck and trailered Tamalita in sunlight flooding the street in front of…

Blue Bastards

To be clear, lest I be charged, once again, with vulgarity, insensitivity or, God forbid,…

Reading the Water

I missed the mouth of the estero, one of my favorites, as I headed north…