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…

Flying Pig Fly Rods

Fly fishermen have only one goal. To push the boundaries of what we think is humanly possible in pursuit of the experience of a lifetime. The fly fisher is not one who is content with idly waiting for the moment, but rather one who is compelled to explore every nook and remote corner of the…