Sacred Days

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DAYS, LIKE MEN, ARE ALL CREATED EQUAL. IT'S THE PATHS THEY TAKE WHICH SEPARATE THEM. It's eighteen degrees as we get the skiff ready to launch. The first snow flakes are floating about. Delicate little flakes for now but the Weather Channel tells us they won't...

Assault on the Au Sable

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By Jason Tucker Commercial fish farming threatens one of the world’s best dry fly streams. Is it too late to save it? Michigan is a dream destination for any fly fisher, with a volume and variety of water, species and opportunities that draw anglers from around the...

Checking Your Attitude

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IF YOU READ THE COMMENTS ON OUR POSTS YOU'LL OCCASIONALLY SEE THE NAME TOM CAHILL. THAT'S MY BIG BROTHER. Tom lives in Virginia. Too far away for us to fish together often but too close to have a good excuse. He is an avid fisherman and a...

Saturday Shoutout / Sealiced

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I'm a sucker for a good steelhead video. This video by Danish film maker Columbus Leth is a great example of what draws us to cold and dangerous rivers to swing flies for steelhead and salmon. I don't know about "Ten times better than tarpon fishing,"...

Western Rise, On The Way Up

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Western Rise is one of the coolest new outdoor clothing companies I've seen in a while. One of my favorite things about attending the IFTD show is meeting the folks on the cutting edge of design. The young companies with new ideas who are shaping the...