Fly Fishing

My First Fly-tying Class

Early morning (8:00 a.m.) Mass is always the fast one. There’s no choir. Father Matthias…

Does Color Matter?

Tying flies for an upcoming trip to Baja where, this time of year, I’ll make…

A Keener Edge

The first time I encountered a truly sharp knife I ended up watching blood drip…

Winter Workouts

Pick up a fly rod, say, or a pair of oars or even a garden…

Lights, Camera, Action

No doubt for many of us, but especially for those who came to their sport…

An Old Dark Buck

The river was high, forcing me downstream along the steep bank before I could find…

The New Fish

In the October, 2023, issue of Gray’s, Chris Camuto, who writes so insightfully about sporting…

Kittredge

For more than eight decades now, the significance of December 7 has been associated with…

Match the Hatch

by Scott Sadil Joe phoned.  He’d driven into the upper river, found some good trout…

Dropping Down on the Quetta

Running out across the channel between Albany Island and Adolphus Island, off Cape York, the…

How About Shocks, Mate?

I have a pet theory about big spring tides, associated with full or new moons,…

Yes, We Have No Bananas

At least not on Brad Morris’s Flycaster skiff, which we’ve been using daily to run…