Fly Fishing: Don’t Turn Your Cheek, Pay it Forward

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The other day I had the opportunity to guide a client who previously had put down his fly rod for many years. As he put on his waders and boots, and I began rigging the rods, he told me that many of his good friends...



Sunday Classic / Some Say I’m an Intense Fly Fishing Guide

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I'm sort of a blabber mouth on the water when I guide. Similar to a sports radio announcer that's calling a game play by play, so the listeners can easily follow and visualize what's going on. It's a hands-on style of guiding that's served me well...



My Most Memorable Bonefish

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sn't it funny, how certain fish we catch during our fly fishing trips can end up providing us with ten times the satisfaction over all the others. Sometimes, the size of our catch has little at all to do with the amount of reward it...



Sunday Classic / Stipe Takes on Gierach and R.E.M. Records Fly Fishing Album

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WHEN MICHAEL STIPE, LEAD SINGER FOR THE BAND R.E.M., MADE A STRING OF APPEARANCES ON THE COLBERT REPORT AROUND THE HOLIDAYS I WAS SHOCKED BY HIS CURRENT PHYSICAL APPEARANCE. To be sure, none of us are getting any younger and I applaud Stipe for embracing his...



Saturday Shoutout / Vokey and Wulff

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Don’t miss this conversation between two of the most influential women in fly-fishing. I am increasingly a fan of April Vokey’s podcasts. The series, called “Anchored, With April Vokey” is extremely well done and always enlightening. April is an excellent interviewer who puts folks at ease,...