Fly Fishing

Reading the Water

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

Angling vs Fishing

In a small pueblo such as Puerto Adolfo López Mateos, nestled in the mangrove-lined esteros…

Thar She Blows!

It doesn’t take a lot in the way of imagination to understand why many anglers…

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…