There’s a giant-sized stone couch atop Cader Idris, a mountain near Snowdonia, in Wales, and in ancient British lore if you were brave enough to spend the night, in the morning you’d have become either dead, mad or a poet. … Continue reading
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It was very exciting to see Project Healing Waters, an organization I do some volunteer work with, profiled by Helen Coster in The New York Times this year on Veterans Day. I would have never guessed the modifier that arrived along … Continue reading
It’s amazing how upcoming trips accelerate gear acquisition. The Salmon River steelhead trip goes on the calendar. A new two-handed rod appeared (Beulah 12’4″ Platinum Spey) as if conjured up by magic. Pretty soon I was waving that mofo like … Continue reading
I just finished River Keeper: The Life Of William James Lunn, by John Waller Hills, something the Literary Fly Fisher would no doubt appreciate. Originally published in 1934, I found it at my local library, although I was the first … Continue reading
I tagged along to try fly fishing Fort Tilden this morning with some spin fishermen I know to see if I could move a few striped bass with my Rise Level seven weight. The Rise is splendid, and is … Continue reading
I shot this cinemagraph yesterday on the Gunpowder River in Northern Maryland, using the Echograph app. A little out of focus, a little artifacted (Flip cam to iMovie to iTunes to my iPad to Echograph, with subsequent degradation throughout) but … Continue reading
It’s only May, but George Daniel‘s Dynamic Nymphing is already our favorite flyfishing book of 2012, and is likely to stay in the top spot. It’s the best sort: the kind that not only motivates you to go fishing, but … Continue reading
A great dark form slides slowly across a pool at Chungju as its consciousness dims. It remembers Han Sang-hun’s voice, that it knew in youth, but has since faded, a lifetime away.
Is it Michigan’s Key West? Would that make this the Tarpon of the north? Not quite, but a guy can dream. A crew of Fishiganders goes carping at Beaver Island, including folks from FishPorn, thirdcoastfly.com, indigoguideservice.com & fishbeer.com. Looks like … Continue reading
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