The Fish Gods and The Temple of Swing

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A steelhead is caught one way and one way only, on the swing! The temperature of the room is getting kind of warm. The fishing banter takes on a surly tone when one of the guys mentions bobber fishing. This is steelheader slang for nymphing under...

Fly Fishing The Zombie Apocalypse

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Will someone please invent the Zombie Apocalypse virus, because I am so ready! Do you ever wonder why the Zombie Apocalypse is so popular with twenty-somethings? Seriously, you get more than two of them in a room and there’s going to be an hour of...

Sunday Classic / Keep It Clean With A Clearing Cast

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I’ve heard salt water fly fishing described as long periods of boredom punctuated by brief periods of panic. I don’t know that I find staring at miles of gorgeous flats boring but I’ve felt that panic a time or two. It’s a stalking game and...

Saturday Shoutout / Creative Juices Are Flowing

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There’s some pretty cool stuff happening this week! First off the much awaited first edition of Pulp Fly is available. Some of the coolest guys in fly fishing have put down on paper some of the best writing I’ve seen on the subject. For $5...

Regarding The River

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WHAT CAN I TELL YOU ABOUT HER? THE ONE THAT I LOVE. The one with whom I have left my heart. Dark and lovely. Moody and sullen, she gives little away. Sometimes capricious, never predictable, she keeps me in wonder, in awe. She keeps me for...