Memorial Day

Originally known as Decoration Day to commemorate soldiers who died in the Civil War and extended in the 20th century to honor all Americans who have died in all wars. This might offend some of you, but here goes. Fuck war. Fuck war mongering politicians. My brother was a Marine and went to Iraq almost…

Check out Wounded Heart Press

http://www.woundedheartpress.com/ One of my favorite things about Pile Cast is the awesome people I keep meeting along the way. I recently made the acquaintance of Chip from Wounded Heart Press. We emailed back and forth and I sent him some stickers, he sent me a badass shirt, some koozies, and stickers. I really gotta make…

Costa Sunglasses: Jungle Fish

I cannot wait to see this entire film. Costa produced this movie that shows fly fisherman the fishporn they want to see but the real message is sustainability. It’s easy to overlook what years of only thinking for the now can do to a person, a community, and an environment. I’ve read about other sport…

That fish is a rod thief

Sunday while taking a picture of a white bass Ian had caught I set my rod down to grab my camera. I thought I’d pulled my fly out of the water but I must not have. After a few photos and releasing his fish, we turned to see my rod disappearing under the water. We…

A perfect day(s)

To round out my little fishing vacation I spent some time on the Wildcat Creek with my buddy Don on Friday morning. The smallies were in love with the clousers and poppers we were throwing at them. Saturday morning the fly fishing club I belong to had it’s annual casting clinic. It’s always good to…

Bass thumb weekend

Got off work Friday and went straight to a lake near the office to meet a friend. Private water. The road into is flanked by huge concrete dividers. On these dividers are the words “No Trespassing” spray painted in bright red letters. Big red letters means no bullshit, stay out. Don’t ask, just stay out.…