Scott Sadil

Be Safe

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

Joe’s Grilled Salmon

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

Behind You!

We were a long way from anywhere, camped on a gravel bar alongside a deep…

Sense of Place

It usually starts with maps. Somebody mentions a piece of water, a drainage, an obscure…

Left or Right?

I stop in at the local fly shop, in need of backing on a new…

The Dance With Wilderness Fires

It should come as no surprise to anyone here that there are few things I…

Weather Report

Startling and unprecedented heat has left anglers throughout the Pacific Northwest wondering the worst: Is…

What’s in a Name?

My old buddy Peter Syka, the biologist, is in town, sharing a few choice words…

Shad Me

Like most things fishing, questions about shad, another profligate exotic here in the Columbia River…

Got Silk?

Tying up a bunch of size twelve Light Cahill Wets, a pattern Dave Hughes recommends…

Timing

We were over on the Wind River, below the falls, poking around in Madrina, my…

Variants

At the bench yesterday preparing for the arrival – knock on wood – of summer…