Save Your Fingers Fly Fishing – Use Lycra Finger Sleeves

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Today's the day for a big fish. It's perfect streamer fishing conditions with overcast skies and there's been lots of aggressive fish. I'm pounding the banks with my favorite streamer for thirty minutes when I notice the grit on my fly line is starting to agitate...



Warm Weather Can = Early Hatches

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I almost got caught with my pants down fishing a spring creek the other day. Without even giving it a second thought, I had left the cabin without one of my dry fly boxes, that's loaded with all my favorite Sulphur and Light Cahill patterns. It...



Fish Boy Is Sorry

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A quick heads up, this story contains some adult language and ideas. I was fishing a little mountain lake with my buddy Dan when he told me, "the last time I fished this place I was on a date". "Why the hell did you bring a...



The Masters of Hyperbole

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"ARE THERE JUST A BUNCH OF LIARS AMONG US?" Hyperbole (hahy-pur-buh-lee) noun - An obvious or intentional exaggeration. An extravagant statement or figure of speech not meant to be taken literally, as in "to wait an eternity." Christmas or Thanksgiving, when I was a child, were about...



Redneck Driftboating

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Yes, someone actually took the time to build this pathetic hybrid driftboat/soap box derby car. Louis and I found it snagged on a shallow riffle and abandoned on my home tailwater the other day. It was comprised of two ten gallon sealed water canisters at the...