Fly Fishing

Chile Trout

The Río Ibañez tumbles out of the spectacular Cerro Castillo mountains and rumbles through a…

Casting Lessons

I’m pretty sure Rafael Gonzales and his crew at the Magallanes Fly Fishing Lodge, in…

Spey Time

Thanks to John Shewey’s new Spey Flies: Their History and Construction, which I happened to…

Homemade

“Essentially,” writes John McPheein The Founding Fish, his monumental paean to Alosa sapidissima, the American…

Know When to Fold

I’m sitting in the Portland airport, wondering how or when I’ll ever get to Oakland,…

Show Biz

Like gardeners poring over their winter catalogues, fly fishers share the opportunity each winter to…

Winter Fish II

Spring comes early to the coast of Oregon.  While the rest of the state lies…

Tidying Up

Every writer who has ever indulged us with insights into the noble craft of fly…

Winter Fish

George fishes two holes.  After thirty-five years, returning annually to the coast to look for…

Aliens

In a recent review of 2022 fish and wildlife news by Andy Walgamott of Northwest…

Winter Feed

My buddy, Joe Kelly, called to say he’d been out over the holidays and caught…

Gift of Giving

Any number of ways, no doubt, to assess the passing year, all but a few…