reminiscing

I’ve had this picture on the wall in my office for years. Ten years to be exact. It was taken in June of ’02. Those days I was living above a skate shop and working in the shop by day. Seems like a lifetime ago and to be honest it was. I look at this…

fishpond is awesome

Last month on a trip on which we were skunked, I went to remove the shoulder strap from my Blue River Chest Pack and one of the clasps snapped. I don’t know why it did. I’d never taken the shoulder strap off and never before had I used the waist strap. I personally prefer to…

April Fools

Once about a decade ago my wife called me from work and told me she’d been sleeping with my younger brother. I freaked out. Then realized as she’s laughing her ass off it was April 1st and I was a gullible idiot. That’s how you know you’ve got someone you need to hold on to…

Take your kid fishing

Last month I gave my friend Andrew’s son an old Cortland fly rod for him to play with while Andrew and I practiced our casting on his lawn. Evan took to casting right away. It was awesome to see. He was a natural. With some practice, he’ll be out casting all of us in no…

Bass in March

Went fishing today with Don, Gary, and Wes. Made a little video when I got home. Man I am looking forward to the summer. Warm weather, bass, and more bass. Time to kick back with the wife, eat some ice cream, drink some Arrogant Bastard ale, and a little Crystal Head vodka. Damn it feels…

long week

I’ve been traveling for work all week but I’m back from the south where no fishing was done, no fun was had, and nothing really was accomplished. Tonight I’ll be fishing, tomorrow I’ll be fishing, and Sunday I’ll be fishing. That should make up for it. I’ve gotten some emails with Pile Cast sticker sightings.…