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Chasing the Sunset………..

I had planned on chasing the Moonrise. For several days the moon has risen in full faced, spectacular form. Today, I thought, I will have my tripod, the right lens, the planning to be in ...


Woman Lake and Leech Lake Pre-fish with "Smitty"

Woman Lake: 7:00-9:00AMConditions- Calm, sometimes sunny, sometimes cloudyI got to fish today with my boater Jim "Smitty" Smith for the Bass Snatchers Leech Lake Tournament next week. &nb...


Big Hatchery King Salmon with Tom Weaver Westport 7/12/2014

Nice fish Tom! Filed under: 2014 Westport King Salmon


North Queensland Light Tackle Blacks

Although the weather isn’t quite as cooperative now as it was when this photo was taken, it hasn’t stopped the black marlin tally from continuing. Capt. Damien Colette’s...



Fleur De Lis Perhaps

“….the three petals represent the medieval social classes: those who worked, those who fought, and those who prayed.” Filed under: Architecture-Design, Art, History, Pho...


Video Hatch: “Return of the River, Official Trailer”

This feature documentary tells the story of the largest dam removal and river restoration project in history, currently taking place on the Elwha River in Washington State.


Stonefly Press and Southern Trout Announce Partnership Agreement

Stonefly Press has announced a partnership to co-publish and co-manage Southern Trout magazine. “We are excited to enter the magazine market in partnership with Southern Trout and w...


Conservation Groups Says Leavenworth Hatchery Violating Endangered Species Act

The Wild Fish Conservancy has announced plans to sue several federal agencies for violations of the Endangered Species Act associated with the Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery, which th...


Boys & Bones

I have been sorting through decades of stuff lately around the house. Purging, leaning down, minimalizing. I have now dug down into long forgotten boxes that sat beneath boxes and duffle ...


Trusting & Chance

 I recall sitting in a bar on October 17, 1989 waiting on the third game of the World Series (Oakland~San Francisco) when the Loma Prieta earthquake hit during this nationally televised e...


Fly Fishing & Dames

Of course, perhaps he took the dames fishing too! I think so. As an aside, if you are going to introduce someone to fly fishing, or any outdoor pursuit, introduce them with the basic appr...


Aerial Assault

Remote backcountry lakes are stocked from the air, with hundreds of fish being dropped from the bottom of a plane into the waters below. And during a recent drop, Ted Hallows, a Utah Stat...


Bahamas Initiative Addresses Threats to the Bonefish Fishery

The Bahamas Initiative of the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust works to address increasing threats against world-class bonefish fisheries. From gillnetting to coastal development, scientists a...


Moonrise & The Fir Tree

Oh my, kind of like bringing a bouquet of Dandelions to a garden party to show the moon from my vantage point when I compare Leyla’s I Lost My Lens Cap’s beautiful Luna shot&#...


Moonrise & The Fir Tree

Oh my, kind of like bringing a bouquet of Dandelions to a garden party to show the moon from my vantage point when I compare Leyla’s I Lost My Lens Cap’s beautiful Luna shot&#...


Camping

“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness is a necessity…”  John Muir “Camping: ...


Camping

“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness is a necessity…”  John Muir “Camping: ...


Preaching to the Choir

Preaching to the choir, or the older reference to the converted, suggests that as you are already before me, for various reasons, you most probably already have a certain mind set toward ...


Preaching to the Choir

Preaching to the choir, or the older reference to the converted, suggests that as you are already before me, for various reasons, you most probably already have a certain mind set toward ...


More Rivers (Fisheries) Than A Lifetime

Fly Fishing Idaho One of the great things I love about Fly Fishing the great state of Idaho is the endless opportunities to cast a line.  For the most part I’m just talking ab...


Weighing the Value……..

“The injuries we do and the injuries we suffer are seldom weighed on the same scales.”  Aesop Filed under: Culture, Life, Photography Tagged: Aesop, black and white, Life, Pho...


Weighing the Value……..

“The injuries we do and the injuries we suffer are seldom weighed on the same scales.”  Aesop Filed under: Culture, Life, Photography Tagged: Aesop, black and white, Life, Pho...



[gear] YETI Introduces “The Hopper”

This summer, YETI will display its new portable soft cooler at the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST), and the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market. “The Hopper” wil...