A Beginning

When I woke up this morning I couldn’t believe that we were ten days into the year and I still hadn’t been fishing. There were a few reasons I hadn’t made it out, not the least of which were the sub-freezing temperatures outside. Even without the weath…

When I woke up this morning I couldn't believe that we were ten days into the year and I still hadn't been fishing. There were a few reasons I hadn't made it out, not the least of which were the sub-freezing temperatures outside. Even without the weather's deterrent my schedule is picking back up with the restarting of school, my wife's last hurrah before her return to college was to spend

A Bit Cold Out

Every trip begins at the vice trying to anticipate what flies will work and tying up some other patterns just in case the first bit of inspiration doesn’t pan out. The trip in question was going to be an over-nighter for the two days after Thanksgiving…

Every trip begins at the vice trying to anticipate what flies will work and tying up some other patterns just in case the first bit of inspiration doesn't pan out. The trip in question was going to be an over-nighter for the two days after Thanksgiving. I think about a lot of different things when I tie flies and since this session was heavy on Simi-Seal Leeches and a little soft hackle pattern

Family Camping, pt. 2

If you missed part 1, check it out here 

It definitely felt good to be out and away from people. For the first day and a half we were the only ones up there. A few people came and went, but they stayed far enough away that even though they were arou…

If you missed part 1, check it out here  It definitely felt good to be out and away from people. For the first day and a half we were the only ones up there. A few people came and went, but they stayed far enough away that even though they were around, they didn't make themselves known.  He's good to take me fishing On Sunday morning we decided to all sleep in a bit and have a nice