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...

How Louis Got His Groove Back

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It’s hard to overstate the importance of confidence in fly fishing. It’s often the special sauce on success.   I squint into the sun. My eyes burn from sweat and sun screen. I take a few deep breaths and puff them back out. I stretch...

Chug a Coke, Save a Bleeding Fish.

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There’s nothing worse than watching a big beautiful wild fish bleed out from a damaged gill. I found myself in just that situation with a big brown trout one day. Watching helplessly as the water turned red. Thank God Kent was with me. Thinking fast...