Eating and Fishing

Wake up. Saturday morning, it’s too early to get up when you’re not going fishing. Go to work. Stand around wondering why I’m there. No breakfast, there’s work to do. Eat laffy taffy candy I keep finding on random desks. It’s not stealing if they don’t know it’s there. Get sugar rush going, slam some…

Memorial Day

I’ll keep this simple as it should be. Remember the men and women who paid the greatest price while serving in the United States Armed Forces. This day isn’t about car sales and other materialistic crap.

Blown

Two weeks ago I had high hopes for a spring full of fish. I had dreams of fishing my local streams, searching for those fish I knew by name, hoping they made it through another long Indiana winter. I know now that spring is a tease. Spring is that girl in high school who lets…

FRONTIER: photographing the wilds threatened by Pebble Mine

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/131154734/frontier-photographing-the-wilds-threatened-by-peb You might have seen this on The Drake today. It’s important enough that it needs to be seen across the fly fishing internet and it’s a cool project that will reach a lot of people through high quality photography documenting what we could lose if this terrible mine gets the green light. If your…

Frank Moore: Mending the Line

Check this out. I’m intrigued and really want to see this film get made. If you have spare money, think about making a donation. I’m gonna try. http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/frank-moore-mending-the-line Mending the Line is a documentary about Frank Moore, a 90-year old WWII veteran and fly-fishing legend, returning to Normandy to fish the rivers he saw as…

Spring! Smallies!

FINALLY. It’s been a long winter. Longer than what should be allowed in any fishing person’s life. I’ve patiently (ha!) sat and tied flies to fill boxes. I’ve given a lot away and my boxes look empty to my eye. It’s a vicious circle. My buddy Don sent me a text yesterday. Let’s fish. Wes…