The Modern Fly Guide Service

Scott Hinkel, owner of The Modern Fly put up this video recently and it makes me miss home. The spots he’s fishing I fished daily about a decade ago. I grew up fishing these areas. Some of my best memories are catching those big carp in Hobart. Check out some of his recent photos and…

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…

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…