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On the eve…….

Filed under: Celebrate & Good Cheer, Good Times, Happiness, Life, Photography Tagged: 2014, Christmas, fireplace, happiness, stockings, SwittersB, wishes



Video Hatch: “No Man’s Land”

This film features the a 10-day journey through the wilderness of Northern Quebec and Labrador. The full-length film from HOOKÉ will be touring as a part of the 2015 International Fly Fis...


Tippets: DIY Floatant, Fall Spawning Coastal Cutthroats, Testing Yeti Coolers

For easy DIY instructions on fly floatant (as well as tag-along firestarters), check out these recent posts by Michael Gracie. In the Elwha River watershed, an isolated population of coas...


Is it silly or insignificant?

The loss of a loved one…a human is profound. What is it about the loss of a pet that we take into our lives, or is it the other way around? Profound loss, I say. Months later it bri...


May I…

while I celebrate the love of my immediate family and friends, say I will also give a salute to those that have passed, those that are working, those that have withdrawn for now and those...


New Unnamed Area Lake

10.75" T.H.E. Jig and a waxie2:00-7:00PM34 degrees some sleet and snow mild North wind30' or so feet down over 50' or so feet of waterWhen I arrived there was a guy leaving who was fishin...


Merry Christmas, more east coast fishing and Cairns season videos

There’s lots of summer fishing going on and I hope you have the chance to get out there and enjoy it. This will be my last blog update until after Christmas (Merry Christmas!) First...


Merry Christmas

Listen you crazy little frenziers, I hope the underside of your Christmas tree is stuffed full of new gear for the upcoming year.  What are you all asking Santa to bring you…....


Winner Winner For Christmas Dinner

Thank You Gamma!I went with 3lb in their blue ice line, which is a co-poly.


‘Rockin Round the Tree’ in the night….

Filed under: Celebrate & Good Cheer, Good Times, Happiness, Life, Love, Photography Tagged: Christmas, dancing, decorations, happiness, Photography, rockin, SwittersB



New Trout in Turkey

Researchers at Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University have discovered a new trout species in Turkey. The newly described Salmo kottelati is distinct in its parr marks and mouth gape. The researc...


“Breaking Through” Selected for 2015 Fly Fishing Film Tour

A film about the life of Vietnam veteran Larry Fivecoats has been selected to be a part of the 2015 Fly Fishing Film Tour. The film is written and directed by Colorado fishing guide and f...


Video: Scientific Anglers UST Lines

Andrew Bosway, research and development manager at Scientific Anglers talks to MidCurrent about the company’s newest lines in the two-handed department, their UST or Ultimate Scandi...


Bless those that nurture…………

Filed under: Flowers, Happiness, Life, Macro Photography, Photography, Plants Tagged: blossoms, cactus, desert, gardeners, happiness, mojave, nurture, Photography, SwittersB


This One Time in Cuba

When the rain stopped the tarpon started running along the edge of the mangroves in numbers so thick they looked like they were being poured into the water, shimmering in the current like...


Clarity Please

“The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one’s real and one’s declared aims, one turns as it were instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, l...


The Conservation Fund: Keeping Alaska Wild

A panoramic view of Black Lake Photo by The Conservation Fund For the past 30 years The Conservation Fund has been a leader in land conservation, protecting over 7,000,000 acres across Am...


Video Hatch: “Sensei”

Guide, instructor, and writer April Vokey teaches Hank Patterson how to fish for steelhead in this film, which can be seen touring as a part of the 2015 International Fly Fishing Film Fes...


Tippets: Industry Inside, Nymphing Rigs, Snake River Salmon Recovery

Tom Sadler has worn many hats in the fly fishing industry. And now as director of the Outdoor Writers Association of America, he is leading outdoor communicators through a new digital pub...


TU’s Ten Special Places Report

Trout Unlimited has released a report focused on places in the Eastern United States that are threatened by oil and gas development. The Ten Special Places Report points to risks facing w...


Abiqua Falls 1

Originally posted on Sig Nordal, Jr:Re-posting an earlier shot with a small edit that was suggested to me. This is Abiqua Falls, Oregon. By byoregon


Feeling in the Spirit

Filed under: Fly Fishing, fly pattern, fly tying, Macro Photography, Oregon, Photography Tagged: Christmas, fly fishing, fly tying, Humor, macro, Merry Christmas, Photography, pupa, Switt...


Go ahead….Blow!

“And I learnt tears will not fulfil my wishes….” Chandan Ray Filed under: Happiness, Imagination, Life, Macro Photography, Photography Tagged: blow, Chandan Ray, happine...