Rest in peace my friend

The world lost a good man today. If you came to the fly tying nights at People’s Brewing Company, you met Abel. He and I put the event on for a few years before he moved to Hawaii. Abel Vander Bosch was a unique dude. He’d lose his facebook account password and have to make…

Meet the Ripplebox

This is dope. I would KILL to see this in a streamer box. The dudes from Ripplebox are doing a kickstarter. Check it out -> https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/376443204/ripplebox-a-brand-new-species-of-fly-fishing-box?ref=nav_search 12 full-length fly channels ripplebox waves goodbye to pre-defined spacing, worn out slits and fiddly returns. With 12 full length fly channels, 120 hooks can be placed in gently,…

SAVE BRISTOL BAY

Friday, May 12th, news broke that the Trump administration paved the way for the Pebble Limited Partnership to restart its quest to dig North America’s largest open pit copper mine – directly in the headwaters of Bristol Bay’s vast wild salmon runs. The EPA and Pebble’s settlement agreement was a backroom deal brokered between EPA…

Been a minute

The last time I posted here was June. Here’s a few pics from July through October. I’m not dead. If you follow me on instagram and facebook, that much will be apparent. Busy eating a ton of food and lifting heavy weights. I started strength training with a coach in early August. Been doing Starting…

Fishing for likes.

Let me start off this rant with a statement. I’m probably going piss people off with these words. Certain demographics might think I’m totally off base, but this shit just grinds my gears and I’m gonna go out on a limb and take a wild stab in the dark that it pisses a lot of…

It May Be Cold

This weekend a gnarly cold front came through Indiana. Of course it blew in on a weekend that had been penciled in months back. There was no rescheduling this one and when I woke up Saturday morning I kept waiting to see my phone light up with a “Hey man, we’re gonna cancel this one.”…