Sunday, August 26, 2012

Random Acts of Fishing is now available in an ebook version from Kindle!

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Requiem for a Secret Spot

Nothing lasts forever. In this dry windswept prairie where I have spent so much time, my little corner of heaven has become defiled. The Double Tree Glory Hole that once yielded Brown Trout on a silver platter is now a single tree, a lone sentinel singed from an angry conflagration that swept mercilessly across this valley, and everything in its path succumbed. A solitary figure, she reaches out her charred appendages in a cruel effort to grasp at the cool breeze that once was.  

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Just Over the Rise

As we moved up the trail, we made our way through a forest comprised of a variety of pines and cedars. The landscape was also artfully punctuated with colorful Aspens. Above us, the snow on the mountain acted as a beacon upon which we could both fix our position and navigate our way to the lake, which we knew was just over the next rise....
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Monday, January 23, 2012

Winter Fly Fishing

During the winter months, trout can be sluggish and hold deep in dark pools. Successful hunting at this time of year requires water that is dark, deep, and slow. Because bugs are not too active in cold weather, large trout will not come to the surface to take their meals but will scour the depths like submarines on the prowl. Of course, when the late morning temperature warms, a Mayfly hatch can be an explosive event. Don't be caught off guard without sufficient ammo such as BWOs in size 16 or 18, parachute adams, or even dark midges. If you're willing to brace the cold and prospect in the right areas, you'll rewarded with a memorable experience.