Saturday Shoutout / The Films of Camp 4

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On our recent adventure for BF Goodrich's Playground Earth we had the good fortune to work with the incredibly talented folks from Camp 4 Collective, a group of athlete/cinematographers based in Salt Lake City UT. I know from the emails and comments that we have...



Camera grip

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THE WAY YOU HOLD YOUR FLY ROD AFFECTS YOUR CASTING, RIGHT? THE WAY YOU HOLD YOUR CAMERA MATTERS, TOO. Most people never stop to think about it, but I remember being taught in school the proper grip for a camera. First off, all SLRs are right...



Caring for Bamboo Fly Rods

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I've had several folks request some content on making simple repairs to bamboo fly rods. I fully intend to to that for you, but it means that I have to find the time to get in the shop. That seems unreasonably difficult these days. Before...



We All Have Our Vises, Mine’s a Regal

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I made my first tying vise. I know what you're thinking, but this vise was not a pair of hemostats duct taped to the back of a chair. I grew up in a machine shop and own two metal lathes and a host of other...



Adventures on Playground Earth

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Kent and I are back from our BF Goodrich, Playground Earth / Owyhee River adventure. After spending the weekend in a coma, more or less, I'm rubbing the sleep from my eyes and trying to make sense of the surreal events of the last two...