Fly Fishing

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…

Kokanee

by Scott Sadil If you’re out and about this fall in the American West, don’t…

Water Helps

This spring I was sitting in on one of those weird Zoom gatherings, trying to…

Be Safe

A friend of mine guiding this summer in Alaska just reported that he’s come down…

To Build a Fire?

With Northwest steelhead numbers at record lows, with neighborhood rivers suddenly closed to steelheading during…

Mistify

By late April, autumn has arrived in Argentine Patagonia, and the cooler air over Río…

Joe’s Grilled Salmon

The best book I know of for preparing fish of any kind is Salmon, by…